Queer Lit Book Club

Join us on a journey through contemporary queer literature! The Queer Lit Book Club meets on the last Wednesday of every month.

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Past reads include: 

Gender Queer: A Memoir By Maia Kobabe Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781549304002
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Oni Press - May 28th, 2019

2020 ALA Alex Award Winner
2020 Stonewall — Israel Fishman Non-fiction Award Honor Book

In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here.


Nevada: A Novel By Imogen Binnie Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374606619
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: MCD x FSG Originals - June 7th, 2022

One of Vogue's Best Books of 2022 So Far, Buzzfeed's Summer Books You Won’t Be Able To Put Down, Book Riot's Best Summer Reads for 2022, and Dazed's Queer Books to Read in 2022


The Library of the Unwritten (A Novel from Hell's Library #1) By A. J. Hackwith Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984806376
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Ace - October 1st, 2019

In the first book in a brilliant new fantasy series, books that aren't finished by their authors reside in the Library of the Unwritten in Hell, and it is up to the Librarian to track down any restless characters who emerge from those unfinished stories.


Virology: Essays for the Living, the Dead, and the Small Things in Between By Joseph Osmundson Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393881363
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 7th, 2022

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Literary Hub

A leading microbiologist tackles the scientific and sociopolitical impact of viruses in eleven striking essays.


She Who Became the Sun (The Radiant Emperor Duology #1) By Shelley Parker-Chan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250621818
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Tor Books - June 28th, 2022

British Fantasy Award Winner
Lambda Literary Award Finalist
Two-time Hugo Award Finalist
Locus Award Finalist

"Magnificent in every way."—Samantha Shannon, author of The Priory of the Orange Tree

"A dazzling new world of fate, war, love and betrayal."—Zen Cho, author of Black Water Sister


I'm So (Not) Over You By Kosoko Jackson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593334447
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Berkley - February 22nd, 2022

"Shine[s] with a beautiful, blooming sense of wonder.”—New York Times Book Review

One of...
Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best LGBTQ+ Romance Novels of the Last Five Years
Essence's New Books We Can’t Wait To Read In 2022
Oprah Daily’s Most Anticipated Romance Novels of 2022
Buzzfeed’s Highly Anticipated LGBTQ Romance Novels in 2022


Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic By Alison Bechdel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618871711
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2007

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, NATIONAL BESTSELLER 
Time Magazine #1 Book of the Year • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist • 
Winner of the Stonewall Book Award •  Double finalist for the Lambda


Sarahland By Sam Cohen Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781538735077
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 8th, 2022

"Queer, dirty, insightful, and so funny" (Andrea Lawlor), this coyly revolutionary debut story collection imagines new origins and futures for its cast of unforgettable protagonists—almost all of whom are named Sarah.

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2021 BY THE MILLIONS * OPRAH MAGAZINE * LAMBDA LITERARY * ELECTRIC LITERATURE * REFINERY29 * COSMO * THE ADVOCATE * ALM


Winter's Orbit By Everina Maxwell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250758842
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Tor Books - December 28th, 2021

A Sunday Times Bestseller!
A 2022 Alex Award Winner!

“Sparks fly” (NPR) in Everina Maxwell’s gut-wrenching and romantic space opera debut.


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562047
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

An instant New York Times Bestseller! 

Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 

Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction! 


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Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems By Natalie Diaz Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

Natalie Diaz’s highly anticipated follow-up to When My Brother Was an Aztec, winner of an American Book Award


Detransition, Baby: A Novel By Torrey Peters Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593133385
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: One World - October 5th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER The lives of three women—transgender and cisgender—collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest desires in “one of the most celebrated novels of the year” (Time)

“Reading this novel is like holding a live wire in your hand.”—Vulture