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Late Bloomer: A Novel By Mazey Eddings Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250847089
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 16th, 2024

Mazey Eddings has done it again. In her first sapphic romance, she weaves a beautiful narrative that includes neurodiverse characters and it set on a beautiful flower farm. Pepper and Opal's story will make you laugh, cry, and fall in love with Eddings' writing.


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Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250316776
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 14th, 2019

I beg you not to judge this book based on the movie. McQuiston sets up the perfect queer rom-com here, and I promise their writing will have you locked in for hours devouring Alex and Henry's story. They bring ideal levels of angst, as well as a unique sense of humor anyone is bound to love.


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The Bars Are Ours: Histories and Cultures of Gay Bars in America,1960 and After By Lucas Hilderbrand Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781478024958
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Published: Duke University Press - November 21st, 2023

If you're looking for an accessible entry to queer cultural academia, you've come to the right place. Readers need very little, if any, background knowledge to enjoy Hilderbrand's work.

 If you're interested in queer cultural history, this is a wonderful read that highlights how our safe spaces have developed, and it puts a spotlight on different queer communities around the country. I loved this work of Hilderbrand's, and I can't wait to read what he puts out next.


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Never Been Kissed (Boy Meets Boy) By Timothy Janovsky Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781728250588
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Published: Sourcebooks Casablanca - May 3rd, 2022

This is a great summer read for queer rom-com lovers who enjoy authors like Alexis Hall and Casey McQuiston. Follow Wren on his adventure to save the drive-in movie theater he desperately loves, and find out if he'll finally get the cinematic first kiss of his dreams.


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Assistant to the Villain By Hannah Nicole Maehrer Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781649375803
Availability: Backordered
Published: Entangled: Red Tower Books - August 29th, 2023

This is the cutest fantasy/comedy/romance you'll ever read! Maehrer started out making TikToks about the bubbly assistant to the ever-serious villain, and her audience's demands led her to writing this book (the first in an upcoming series!). She blends humor with a super-sweet romance (with our morally gray Villain), and keeps readers on their toes with a hint of mystery. I can't wait to see what she does next!


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Cleat Cute: A Novel By Meryl Wilsner Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250873309
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 19th, 2023

If your queer awakening was also Megan Rapinoe in the 2015 World Cup, this one's for you. Wilsner puts together a sexy sapphic romance here that will make even the most sports-averse reader fall in love with both the game and the characters.


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The 2000s Made Me Gay: Essays on Pop Culture By Grace Perry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250760142
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

You don't have to be a millennial to find Grace Perry's essay collection riveting and relatable. As someone who lands firmly in Gen Z, I was captivated by the way Perry blends pop culture and personal narrative to create a tale of a queer youth and all the struggles that come with that. She's absolutely hilarious, and this book might just send you right into an L Word rewatch, despite your better judgement.


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How You Get the Girl (Nashville Love #3) By Anita Kelly Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538754917
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Published: Forever - February 13th, 2024

If you also get a crazy amount of Paige Bueckers edits on your social media, this one's for you. I absolutely loved the angst that Anita Kelly builds for her characters, and the fact that it's a sapphic basketball romance is just perfection. You'll love Kelly's characters almost as much as the tension she weaves into the story, and she'll leave you wishing the tale could've gone on forever. I could not get enough of this book, and I'm excited to see more sapphic sports romances like it!


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Drafted: An Illustrated Memoir of a Veteran’s Service During the War in Vietnam By Rick Parker Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419761591
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - September 24th, 2024

This is a fascinating and overwhelmingly honest look into what it was like as a drafted member of the United States military during the Vietnam War. I appreciated that Parker did not hold back in sharing his experiences, and this look into his story of being forced to serve the US during such a controversial war helps illuminate the dark side of blind nationalism.