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Sugar Land

by Hannah Hohman

In tammy lynne stoner’s quietly powerful "Sugar Land", Dara is in love with a woman—her best friend, Rhodie. But that is a sin in 1923 in Texas, and it’s one that Dara decides to root out of herself by any means possible. That... Read More

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My Whole Truth

by Catherine Thureson

In Mischa Thrace’s intense "My Whole Truth", seventeen-year-old Seelie has just survived a vicious attack by killing her assailant. The worst of her physical injuries include a deep knife wound in her leg and a cut across her face that... Read More

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Flocks

by Peter Dabbene

In the revealing and honest "Flocks", L. Nichols offers a unique, intelligent perspective on finding one’s niche, overcoming confusion over sexual identity, and reconciling oneself to a well-meaning but rigidly traditional religious... Read More

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Quiver

by Catherine Thureson

"Quiver" is a compelling story about an unlikely friendship between two teens from very different backgrounds. Libby—the eldest daughter of her family, whose life is filled with Bible study and helping care for her siblings—is... Read More

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Trans Kids

by Laura Leavitt

Tey Meadow’s sympathetic sociological study "Trans Kids" explores the changing social dynamics for families of transgender children and other children who bend or break gender norms. Comprehensive in scope, its interviews and... Read More

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Queer Magic

by Mya Alexice

Tomás Prower’s "Queer Magic" explores the seemingly heteronormative history of the world’s religions and turns it on its head. It delves into overlooked or rewritten deities, historical figures, and religions with inclusive... Read More

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