A collection of biographical, non-fiction, and fiction works to amplify the voices of our LGBTQIA+ community. Click the image to view the item in the catalog.

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After an international incident affects U.S. and British relations, the president’s son Alex and Prince Henry must pretend to be best friends, but as they spend time together, the two begin a secret romance that could derail a presidential campaign.

When he meets outgoing hiker Ben Caravalho on the Pacific Crest Trail, Alexei Lebedev falls in love on the biggest adventure of his life, but when their plans for the future are tuned upside down, he hopes they can hold on to something this wild and wonderful. 

Daniel and Aubrey navigated adolescence with the intensity that radiates from young people defined by otherness: Aubrey, a self-identified “Southern cracker” and Daniel, the mixed-race son of Jamaican immigrants. When the news of Aubrey’s death reaches Daniel in New York, he is left to grapple with the legacy of his precious and imperfect love for her.

Jonathan Forest should never have hired Sam. It was a sentimental decision, and he didn’t get where he is by following his heart. Determined to set things right, Jonathan orders Sam down to London for a difficult talk…only for a panicking Sam to trip, bump his head, and maybe accidentally imply he doesn’t remember anything?

Tristan Sadler travels to deliver letters to the sister of a man he fought beside in World War I. The letters are not the real reason for Tristan’s visit, he can no longer keep a secret and has finally found the courage to unburden himself of it. As Tristan recounts the horrific details of what to him became a senseless war, he also speaks of his friendship with Will and the intensity of their bond.

For years Gerald lived for his twin passions, acting and sex. As the actor prepares to die from AIDS, he receives a last chance to perform in Sicily and finds himself living in Italy and falling in love with another actor when he thought he would be dying in a hospital.

When two of New Hope’s historic landmarks–each as different as Danny and Prescott–are threatened a tentative alliance forms, and with it, the first blush of romance. Suddenly, running The Beautiful Things Shoppe together doesn’t seem so bad…until Danny’s secret threatens to ruin it all.

Eighteen-year-old Natalie has just arrived at her first year of university in Toronto, when she meets an older woman.As the secrets multiply and the intensity of the romance threat­ens to overwhelm her, Natalie realizes that the new, adult identity she had imagined for herself is far from the one she’s actually coming to know.  

Sidelined with an injury, 26-year-old Grace Henderson, a star of the US Women’s National Team, falls for Phoebe Matthews, whom she considers her rival, and as the World Cup approaches and Grace gets back in the game, they must decide what’s more important—being together or making the roster.

Pressured into photographing her estranged step-sister’s wedding, Delilah Green reluctantly returns home to Bright Falls where she finds herself falling for one of the stuck-up bridesmaids after the pair are forced together during party preparations.

Relationship-shy Margot Cooper has opted for easy hookups but is feeling envious of all her friends who are settling down. Then she encounters childhood friend and first love Olivia Grant, who’s been through marriage and divorce by age 30, and Margot’s got to decide whether to risk her heart again.

To elevate her brand, a closeted social media influencer goes on a reality tv show where she must convince her family and friends she’s getting married to the love of her life in 6 weeks.

After a major misstep, sports reporter Max Lauren has been given one last chance: she has to cover a women’s curling team through their entire season. Callie Mulligan, the team’s skip, clocks Max’s disdain for her beloved sport immediately, but can’t resist the challenge of winning her over. 

After her best friend walks away, Razia Mirza launches a classic preteen rebellion with a new girl in her Pakistani American community. Then she gets into elite Stuyvesant High School, is attracted to Angela, and recognizes the difference between what her parents want for her and what she wants for herself.


Reveals the dark private life of the successful twentieth-century writer, chronicling her Texas origins through her self-exile in Europe and offering insight into the influence of Tom Ripley and the Hitchcock film inspired by her first novel.

An acclaimed literary essayist presents this raw and redemptive debut memoir about coming of age and reckoning with desire as a queer, biracial teenager in Boca Raton, Florida, where she, the only child of parents continually battling drug and alcohol addictions, found loving friendships with fatherless girls.

A biographical debut by a Pushcart Prize-winning writer traces her upbringing in the housing projects of Puerto Rico, her mother’s battle with schizophrenia, her personal struggles with sexual assault and her efforts to pursue a literary career.

A ground-breaking memoir that explores how the author’s gender identity and sexuality interrelate with her autism diagnosis. It follows the author from childhood through to her late twenties and includes wide-ranging essays on autism and gender.

Pride is a photography book capturing the parades and protests in the gay community, its publication coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which took place on June 28, 1969.  It is a book about celebration, oppression, hope, recognition, and, above all, pride in being who you are.

By confronting his buried past and the burden of a life lived in shadow, Garrard traces the complex relationships among family, faith, and community. At times heart-breaking, at times triumphant, Boy Erased is a testament to love that survives despite all odds.

A literary exploration of the friendship between Noël Coward and Radclyffe Hall, this book sheds light on the relationship between gay men and lesbian women in the first half of 20th century Europe.

A fresh examination of the development of homosexual culture during the nineteenth century in Europe and America. Describing the lives of gay men and women, how they discovered their sexuality, how they made contact with like-minded people, the relationship of gay culture to religion, and how they were treated by society.

Dozens of comics about LGBTQIA experiences, brimming with resilience, inspiration, and humor, an incredible lineup of top indie cartoonists takes you from the American Revolution through Stonewall to today’s fights for equality and representation.

Graphic artist Rhea Ewing celebrates the incredible diversity of experiences within the transgender community with this vibrant and revealing debut.

Young Adult

Told in alternating timelines, Natalya spends one summer in New York with her dad, trying to muster the courage to talk to her girl crush, and the other in Los Angeles with her estranged mom, going for a guy she never saw coming.

After the death of his best friend and the only other trans boy at school, Noah starts writing letters expressing his feelings to the humanoid creature Mothman and risks everything when he treks into the woods to prove Mothman’s existence.

Thrown out of their parents’ home and moving in with their estranged sister after coming out as nonbinary, Ben De Backer struggles to endure an anxiety disorder and the last half of senior year while bonding with a charismatic new friend.

When their parents hire Santiago Garcia, a hot new waiter, nonbinary teen Ander Lopez immediately falls in love, and through Santi’s eyes, understands everything they are and want to be as an artist, until the outside world creeps in, threatening everything. 

Eighteen-year-old Maya enters a reality dating competition to get revenge on her cheating, royal-adjacent ex-boyfriend, and she ends up falling for another girl on the show in fact, the girl he cheated on her with.

When Lily realizes she has feelings for a girl in her math class, it threatens Lily’s oldest friendships and even her father’s citizenship status and eventually, Lily must decide if owning her truth is worth everything she has ever known.

When her rival, prom queen Shara Wheeler, kisses her and disappears, leaving behind cryptic notes, Chloe Green hunts for answers and discovers there is more to this small town than she thought and maybe more to Shara, as well. 

While learning to control her gift, the ability to grow plants from tiny seeds to rich blooms, Briseis must use her powers to save her family from a centuries-old curse as dark forces surround her.

Clark, who has relived the same Monday 309 times, finds something different about Day 310 when Beau, a boy he’s never seen before, appears, and as they spend this one day together, Clark falls hard and fast for someone with whom he’ll have no tomorrow. 

Vying for the NHL league’s top draft spot, 17-year-old Mickey James and teammate Jaysen Caulfield find their rivalry turning into something more, forcing them both to decide what they really want and what they are willing to risk for it. 

When seventeen-year-old Avery moves to rural Georgia to live with her ailing grandmother, she encounters decade-old family secrets and a mystery surrounding the town’s past.

A blog at an elite boarding school reveals campus secrets and scandals turning the lives of four students upside down.

Seventeen-year-olds Kat Finn and Taylor Sanger, two queer bloodsuckers at an elite vampire-only boarding school, must go up against all of Vampirdom when they uncover a frightening conspiracy on campus.

In need of a date for her sister’s quinceaänera, Maggie Gonzalez confronts new and old feelings for her best friend Amanda, her ex-boyfriend Matthew, and Dani, a new girl with her own romantic baggage.

Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents and his family that he has never asked before.

Planning the best summer ever, Andrea Williams realizes that there’s just one thing that could ruin it: her best friend Hailee finding out her true feelings, so Andrea will fall out of love with her or so she thinks.

Shy and softhearted Charlie strikes up a friendship with rugby player Nick, and as the two grow closer and take on the ups and downs of high school, their friendship grows into something more.

Morgan has a secret: She can’t wait to escape the perfect little island where she lives. Then one night, Morgan is saved from drowning by a mysterious girl named Keltie. The two become friends and suddenly life on the island doesn’t seem so stifling anymore. But Keltie has some secrets of her own.

Set in the haunted town of Blackwater, Maine, two boys fall for each other as they dig for clues to a paranormal mystery.

Becca moves to an upscale Silicon Valley suburb and is surprised when she develops a bond with girls who belong to the popular clique-and even more surprised when she learns their secrets.


For two years, twelve-year-old Hazel has coped with her Mum’s accidental death by overprotecting her sister and Mama, but when Mama reconnects with her first love, roles begin to shift.

Born on Water Island in the Virgin Islands during a hurricane, which is considered bad luck, twelve-year-old Caroline falls in love with another girl and together they set out in a hurricane to find Caroline’s missing mother.

Moving in with her welcoming last family members after losing both parents, 13-year-old Lydia struggles to bond with a rescue dog while dealing with increasingly painful secrets.

Through letters he writes in his journal, thirteen-year-old Amos finds a confidant in a queer historical figure from the Civil War.

Brought together during summer music camp where they are the only two black girls, Andi and Zora slowly begin to connect and soon come to realize what has been missing from their lives each other.

When Annabelle learns that her father shares something big and surprising in common with her new nonbinary friend, she begins to see herself, and her family, in a whole new light.

Signing up for a young musicians’ workshop as she learns to make music of her own, Cline Alden realizes how much of herself she’s been holding back when she falls for talented singer Sylvie.

Featuring contributions from Eric Bell, Katherine Locke and A.J. Sass, this first LGBTQA+ anthology for middle-grade readers presents stories of queer fantasy, historical and contemporary stories for every letter of the acronym.

Privately struggling with his best friend’s bullying personality and his father’s jokes, a middle school student joins his new school’s Rainbow Spectrum club, where other kids of diverse gender identities help him find understanding and a sense of himself. 

Twelve-year-old figure skater Ana strives to win competitions while learning about gender identity. Ana’s own and that of a new friend and how to navigate the best path forward.

Caught between the worlds of magical sorceresses and spirits who are trapped in the mall for eternity, 12-year-old goblin-witch Beetle races to rescue her ghost friend at the same time she encourages her aunt’s apprentice to stand up for herself.

After discovering a lost Tea Dragon in the marketplace, apprentice blacksmith Greta learns about the dying art form of Tea Dragon caretaking from the kind tea shop owners.

The insect community prepares to attend the wedding of two apparently identical worms and wonders which will wear the tux and which the gown before deciding it does not matter.

In rhyming text, all the things that make our bodies special from the texture of our hair to the color of our eyes are celebrated.

After their teacher asks them what is special about their families, a class full of students each give an answer, but one student is worried that her family isn’t that special at all.

An uplifting celebration of how colors are for everyone.

At New York City’s Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches.

Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother’s Day.

A child who enjoys Grandad’s stories of his travels and adventures with Gramps persuades him to fix up their old camper and take another trip, in honor of Gramps.

In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today’s world.