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The Relatives

A Novel

by Camilla Gibb
edition: Hardcover
tagged: non-classifiable, literary

From the renowned author of Sweetness in the Belly, The Beauty of Humanity Movement and This Is Happy, comes a bold, urgent and richly imagined novel about what it means to be a family in our modern world.

Lila is on a long, painful journey toward motherhood. Tess and Emily are reeling after their ugly separation and fighting over ownership of the e …

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The Music Game

by Stéfanie Clermont, translated by J. C. Sutcliffe
edition: Paperback
tagged: coming of age

When their friend dies by suicide in a vacant lot in Montreal's impoverished East End, three young women strike out into the world of the 2010s to define their identities, sexualities and political commitments. From the precariousness of growing up speaking French in an English-speaking city to the grind of service jobs and the elation of romantic …

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Stoop City

by Kristyn Dunnion
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary

A sea witch, a bossy Virgin Mary, and a lesbian widow’s wife—in ghost form—walk into a short story collection ...

Welcome to Stoop City, where your neighbours include a condo-destroying cat, a teen queen beset by Catholic guilt, and an emergency clinic staffed entirely by lovelorn skeptics. Couples counseling with Marzana, her girlfriend's gh …

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Common Goal

A Gay Sports Romance

by Rachel Reid
edition: eBook
tagged: contemporary, sports, gay

“Rachel Reid’s hockey heroes are sexy, hot, and passionate! I’ve devoured this entire series and I love the flirting, the exploration and the delicious discovery in Common Goal!” - Lauren Blakely, #1 NYT Bestselling author of A Guy Walks Into My Bar
New York Admirals goalie Eric never thought his friends-with-benefits arrangement with muc …

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Crosshairs

A Novel

by Catherine Hernandez
edition: eBook
tagged: dystopian, literary

The author of the acclaimed novel Scarborough weaves an unforgettable and timely dystopian account of a near-future when a queer Black performer and his allies join forces against an oppressive regime that is rounding up those deemed “Other” in concentration camps.

In a terrifyingly familiar near-future, with massive floods that lead to rampant …

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Love after the End

An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction

edited by Joshua Whitehead
edition: Paperback
tagged: anthologies (multiple authors), short stories, native american & aboriginal

A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction, edited by the author of Jonny Appleseed.

This exciting and groundbreaking fiction collection showcases a number of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer) Indigenous writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show how queer Indigenous communities can bloom …

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Going Dutch

A Novel

by James Gregor
edition: Paperback
also available: Audiobook Hardcover eBook
tagged: literary, coming of age

ONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY’S 10 BEST DEBUT NOVELS OF THE YEAR
“A charming, well-observed debut,” (NPR) featuring a gay male graduate student who falls for his brilliant female classmate, “you’ll tear through this tale of a thoroughly modern love triangle” (Entertainment Weekly).

Exhausted by dead-end forays in the gay dating scene, sur …

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DR SAD

by David Bateman
edition: Paperback
tagged: gay, canadian

Stephen is middle-aged. He’s gay. He’s content, except when he isn’t. Stephen is a teacher. He’s a poet. He has a new teaching job in Kamloops, BC. Stephen has HIV.

DR SAD is the story of one man’s journey across Canada and through his diagnosis. It is the story of the distance between queer urban spaces and a small campus in a small city …

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The Amber Garden

The Alchemists’ Council, Book 3

by Cynthea Masson, narrator Sharon Taylor
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged: epic

 

The stunning and beautifully crafted conclusion to The Alchemists’ Council series

In Book Three of The Alchemists’ Council trilogy, eternal conflicts between the Council and Rebel Branch escalate. Secrets about time-travel manipulation are revealed, uncomfortable truths about alchemical children are discovered, and Council dimension itself begi …

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