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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Sorrowland: A Novel By Rivers Solomon Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250849267
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Picador - May 3rd, 2022

A TIME 100 Must-Read Book of 2021

A New York Times Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of 2021


The Stonewall Book Award winner of 2022

Named a Best Book of 2021 by NPR, The New York Public Library, Publishers Weekly and more!


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Lost & Found: Reflections on Grief, Gratitude, and Happiness By Kathryn Schulz Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525512486
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 22nd, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A “profound and beautiful” (Marilynne Robinson) account of joy and sorrow from one of the great writers of our time, The New Yorker’s Kathryn Schulz, winner of the Pulitzer Prize


Love in the Big City By Sang Young Park, Anton Hur (Translator) Cover Image
By Sang Young Park, Anton Hur (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802160379
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Grove Press - November 15th, 2022

A funny, transporting, surprising, and poignant novel that was one of the highest-selling debuts of recent years in Korea, Love in the Big City tells the story of a young gay man searching for happiness in the lonely city of Seoul


High-Risk Homosexual: A Memoir By Edgar Gomez Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781593767051
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Soft Skull - January 11th, 2022

*Winner of the American Book Award*
*Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Memoir/Biography*

An Honor Book for the 2023 Stonewall Book Award—Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Book Award


The Verifiers By Jane Pek Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593313794
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Vintage - February 22nd, 2022

ONE OF THE WASHINGTON POST'S BEST MYSTERY BOOKS OF THE YEAR Introducing Claudia Lin: a sharp-witted amateur sleuth for the 21st century. This debut novel follows Claudia as she verifies people's online lives, and lies, for a dating detective agency in New York City. Until a client with an unusual request goes missing....


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The Song of Achilles: A Novel By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

A New York Times Bestseller

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art….A book I could not put down.” —Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House


Gender Queer: A Memoir By Maia Kobabe Cover Image
$24.99
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
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - June 7th, 2022

One of The Atlantic's Great American Novels

"[Nevada] is defiant, terse, not quite cynical, sometimes flip, addressed to people who think they know. It is, if you like, punk rock." The New Yorker


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

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction
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.


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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

Two-time British Fantasy Award Winner
Astounding Award Winner
Lambda Literary Award Finalist

Hugo Award Finalist
Locus Award Finalist
Otherwise Award Finalist

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


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

A 2023 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD WINNER!

One of...
Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best LGBTQ+ Romance Novels of the Last Five Years
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Oprah Daily’s Most Anticipated Romance Novels of 2022