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Our 9 Favorite LGBTQ Scifi/Fantasy Of 2019

Here at the store we are all huge nerds, and that’s why we are so excited to share our list of our favorite LGBTQ sci-fi novels from 2019.   Black Veins Fever King This Is How You Lose the Time War Deep Transcendent 4: The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction Empire of Light Ascent to…

Our 9 Favorite Poetry Books From 2019!

We’ve been told that poetry is what you can get away with; it’s almost like magic but with words. With the new year approaching, let’s take a look at 9 poets who got away with something magical in 2019: Soft Science – Choi, Franny Tradition Feed – Pico, Tommy Crossfire: A Litany for Survival –…

Robyn’s 5 LGBTQ Graphic Novels of 2019!

When she’s not at art school, volunteer Robyn is always hard at work here at the store. Check out this list of her 5 favorite LGBTQ Graphic Novels of 2019, and when you’re finished, give her a follow on her twitter to see her latest projects! Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me Mooncakes Steven…

New Books You Should Know About!

Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place (a Transgender Memoir) What Burns

5 Books to Read For Native American Heritage Month

Every November, we celebrate the rich culture of LGBTQ+ Indigenous people during Native American Heritage Month. We have an assortment of new titles and bestsellers from a diverse variety of Native American authors. Here’s what we’re reading this month!   Feed Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age Cherokee Rose: A Novel of Gardens and Ghosts…

9 Books for Ace Week 2019

Here at the store we often get asked if we carry any books for or by asexual people. Just in time for Ace Week 2019, here’s a list of nine books we like to recommend: Ace & Proud: An Asexual Anthology Asexual Perspectives: 47 Asexual Stories: Love, Life and Sex, Acelebration of Asexual Diversity Asexuality:…

7 LGBT Books for Back to School

Summer loving had me a blast… But it’s time to hit the books once again! Check out these 7 LGBT books that we’re reading for the back to school season. We have something for every student and educator. Whether you want to learn how to create safe spaces in the classroom or gain insight on…

Learn About Your Faves! 6 Bios to Check Out —>

Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder David Bowie: The Oral History I’m Just a Person   Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde   Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More   Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir    

7 Hot Reads for the Summer

It’s hot outside, and you need a good beach read! Here are seven titles to keep you cool all summer long, courtesy of at Philly AIDS Thrift at Giovanni’s Room. Mostly Dead Things Lie with Me Red, White & Royal Blue Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Not…

“Becoming Dangerous:” A Mixed Bag of Witch Tricks

I discovered Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner on the bottom, dusty shelf of a local bookstore way back in 1997. I asked for tarot cards that Christmas, and it’s been a slippery slope since. There was no way I was going to pass up Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers, and Magical Rebels….