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Heaney, Katie

Summary: "When Katie Heaney published her first book of essays, chronicling her singledom up to age twenty-five, she was still waiting to meet the right guy. Three years later, a lot changed. For one thing, she met the right girl. Here, for the first time, Katie opens up about realizing at the age of twenty-eight that she is gay. In these poignant, funny essays, she wrestles with her shifting sexuality...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEANEY, KATIE HEA

Stoner, Tammy Lynne

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: It's 1923 in Midland, Texas, and Miss Dara falls in love with her best friend--who also happens to be a girl. Terrified, Miss Dara takes a job at the Imperial State Prison Farm for men. Once there, she befriends inmate and soon-to-be legendary blues singer Lead Belly, who sings his way out (true story)--but only after he makes her promise to free herself from her own prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Hen Press 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Maren, Mesha

Summary: "Jodi McCarty is seventeen when she's sentenced to life in prison for manslaughter. She's released eighteen years later and finds herself reeling from the shock of unexpected freedom. Not yet able to return to her lost home in the Appalachian mountains, she heads south in search of someone she left behind, as a way of finally making amends. There, she will meet and fall in love with Miranda, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

Nagata, Kabi

Summary: The heart-rending autobiographical manga that's taken the internet by storm! My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness is an honest and heartfelt look at one young woman's exploration of her sexuality, mental well-being, and growing up in our modern age. Told using expressive artwork that invokes both laughter and tears, this moving and highly entertaining single volume depicts not only the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2017

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Langford, Jo

Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

Thrash, Maggie

Summary: All-girl camp. First love. First heartbreak. At once romantic and devastating, brutally honest and full of humor, this graphic novel memoir is a debut of the rarest sort.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media, LLC 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC THR

Summary: The complications of love and friendship among three New Jersey comic book artists: Holden, his partner Banky, and Alyssa, the woman Holden falls in love with only to be thwarted by her sexuality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY CHA

Summary: One of the earliest and best-loved films of this period in his career, which balances a realistic depiction of tormented romance with staging that remains true to the director's roots in experimental theater. This unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer and a beautiful but icy ingenue, based, in a sly gender reversal, on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BIT

Corwin, Glenda.

Summary: A guide for lesbian couples to improve their levels of intimacy, providing exercises and anecdotes, covering common issues women in same-sex couples have, and discussing the intricacies of female desire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.9 COR

Hart, Ellen.

Summary: "When Guthrie Hewitt calls on restaurateur and private investigator Jane Lawless, he doesn't know where else he can turn. Guthrie has fallen for a girl-Kira Adler. In fact, he was planning to propose to her on Christmas Eve. But his trip home with Kira over Thanksgiving made him uneasy. All her life, Kira has been haunted by a dream-a nightmare, really. In the dream, she witnesses her mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Disabato, Catie

Summary: "Has the world's hottest pop star been kidnapped, joined a secret sect, or simply gone into hiding? The answer lies in the abandoned subway stations of Chicago..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIS

Cogswell, Kelly.

Summary: When Kelly Cogswell plunged into New York's East Village in 1992, she had just come out. An ex-Southern Baptist born in Kentucky, she was camping in an Avenue B loft, scribbling poems, and playing in an underground band, trying to figure out her next move. A couple of months later she was consumed by the Lesbian Avengers, instigating direct action campaigns, battling cops on Fifth Avenue,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Minnesota Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COGSWELL, KELLY COG

Ember, Julia

Summary: "Inspired by Norse mythology and J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, this companion novel to The Seafarer's Kiss is a tale of vengeance, valor, honor, and redemption."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC EMB

Hitchcock, Shannon

Summary: From the moment she met Samantha, star of the school basketball team, on her first day at Daniel Boone Middle School, Allison Drake felt she had found a friend, something she needs badly since her brother died and her father left--but as their friendshipgrows it begins to evolve into a deeper emotion, and in North Carolina in 1977, it is not easy to discover that you might be gay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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LeClair, Michelle

Summary: "The revelatory memoir by former 'poster girl for Scientology' Michelle LeClair describes her struggle to reconcile her same-sex attraction with the church's antigay doctrine, and the lengths to which Scientologists went to silence her. At eighteen, Michelle LeClair found her dream of going to college eclipsed by the lure of Scientology and its promise of a better world--and a better life. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Maroh, Julie

Summary: "Blue is the Warmest Color is a graphic novel about growing up, falling in love, and coming out. Clementine, a high school student, has an average life: she has friends, family, and the romantic attention of the boys in her school. When her openly gay best friend takes her out on the town, she wanders into a lesbian bar where she encounters Emma: a punkish, confident girl with blue hair. Their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 MAR

McMan, Ann.

Summary: "When sculptor and author Barb Davis is given an NEA grant to pair original feminist sculptures with searing first-person essays on transitions in women's lives, she organizes a two week writing retreat with twelve of the best, brightest, and most notorious lesbian authors in the business. But in between regularly scheduled happy hours and writing sessions, the women enter a tournament bass...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bywater Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

Newman, Felice.

Summary: Offers a comprehensive guide to lesbian sex, discussing techniques, intimacy, health issues, and sex toys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cleis Press 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.96 NEW

Selzer, Adam

Summary: After taking a summer job with a Chicago ghost tour company, eighteen-year-old Megan is interrogated for murder, when the reports of "real" ghost sightings increase along with the number of missing tourists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SEL

Westerfeld, Scott.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face many challenges and both fall in love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WES

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Summary: "Corky (Gina Gershon), a tough ex-con and her lover Violet (Jennifer Tilly) concoct a scheme to steal $2 million of mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2012

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BOU

Summary: Following the lives of five gay men in Pittsburgh, 'Queer as Folk' is a riveting drama full of sex, drugs, adventure, friendship and love. Although the creators of 'Queer as Folk' wanted to present an honest depiction of gay life, it is by no means a comprehensive depiction. In addition to the usual sexual escapades and relationships of the five friends, the show explores critical gay political...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2002

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Cole, Alyssa

Summary: While her boss, the prince, was busy wooing his betrothed, Likotsi had her own love affair after swiping right on a dating app. But her romance had ended in heartbreak, and now, back in NYC again, she's determined to rediscover her joy -- so of course she runs into the woman who broke her heart. When Likotsi and Fabiola meet again on a stalled subway train months later, Fab asks for just one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Impulse, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Khan, Sabina

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Rukhsana Ali is looking forward to going to Caltech and getting away from her conservative Muslim parents' expectation that she will marry, especially since she is in love with her girlfriend Ariana--but when her parents catch her kissing Ariana, they whisk Rukhsana off to Bangladesh and a world of tradition and arranged marriages, and she must find the courage to fight for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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