New Releases: August 2021

All Are Welcome by Liz Parker (1st) Tiny McAllister never thought she’d get married. Not because she didn’t want to, but because she didn’t think girls from Connecticut married other girls. Yet here she is with Caroline, the love of her life, at their destination wedding on the Bermuda coast. In attendance―their respective families and … Continue reading New Releases: August 2021

New Releases: July 2021

I Have Always Been Me by Precious Brady-Davis (1st) Precious Brady-Davis remembers the sense of being singular and grappling with “otherness.” Born into traumatic circumstances, Davis was brought up in the Omaha foster care system and the Pentecostal faith. As a biracial, gender-nonconforming kid, she felt displaced. Yet she realized by coming into her identity … Continue reading New Releases: July 2021

New Releases: April 2021

The Outrage by William Hussey (1st) Welcome to England, where the Protectorate enforces the Public Good. Here, there are rules for everything – what to eat, what to wear, what to do, what to say, what to read, what to think, who to obey, who to hate, who to love. Your safety is assured, so … Continue reading New Releases: April 2021

New Releases: March 2021

Black Boy Out of Time by Hari Ziyad (1st) One of nineteen children in a blended family, Hari Ziyad was raised by a Hindu Hare Kṛṣṇa mother and a Muslim father. Through reframing their own coming-of-age story, Ziyad takes readers on a powerful journey of growing up queer and Black in Cleveland, Ohio, and of … Continue reading New Releases: March 2021

New Releases: February 2021

The Other Mothers by Jennifer Berney (1st) When Jenn Berney and her wife decided they wanted to have children, they took the next logical step: they went to a fertility clinic. Intrauterine insemination is a simple medical procedure that has been available since the 1950s, but doctors were baffled by Jenn’s situation. With no man … Continue reading New Releases: February 2021

New Releases: January 2021

The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr. (5th) Isaiah was Samuel’s and Samuel was Isaiah’s. That was the way it was since the beginning, and the way it was to be until the end. In the barn they tended to the animals, but also to each other, transforming the hollowed-out shed into a place of human … Continue reading New Releases: January 2021

New Releases: December 2020

The Ballad of Ami Miles by Kristy Dallas Alley (1st) Raised in isolation at Heavenly Shepherd, her family’s trailer-dealership-turned-survival compound, Ami Miles knows that she was lucky to be born into a place of safety after the old world ended and the chaos began. But when her grandfather brings home a cold-eyed stranger, she realizes … Continue reading New Releases: December 2020

New Releases: November 2020

Her Lady to Love by Jane Walsh (1st) Country mouse Lady Honora Banfield arrives in London with one mission: to catch a husband. A perpetual wallflower, she’s going to do whatever it takes to win a proposal from London’s most eligible bachelor, including teaming up with the most popular (and least proper) woman in London. … Continue reading New Releases: November 2020

New Releases: October 2020

All Amazon, Indiebound, and Bookshop links are affiliate links. Purchasing through these links brings a small percentage of income back to the site, so please do! Memorial by Bryan Washington (6th) Benson and Mike are two young guys who live together in Houston. Mike is a Japanese American chef at a Mexican restaurant and Benson’s … Continue reading New Releases: October 2020

New Releases: September 2020

Road Out of Winter by Alison Stine (1st) Wylodine comes from a world of paranoia and poverty—her family grows marijuana illegally, and life has always been a battle. Now she’s been left behind to tend the crop alone. Then spring doesn’t return for the second year in a row, bringing unprecedented extreme winter. With grow … Continue reading New Releases: September 2020