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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wilde, Jen

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Bex is thrilled when she gets an internship on her favorite tv show, Silver Falls. Unfortunately, the internship isn't quite what she expected... instead of sitting in a crowded writer's room volleying ideas back and forth, Production Interns are stuck picking up the coffee. Determined to prove her worth as a writer, Bex drafts her own script and shares it with the head...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2019

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Stoner, Tammy Lynne

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

Boteju, Tanya

Summary: Perpetually awkward Nima Kumara-Clark is bored with her insular community of Bridgeton, in love with her straight girlfriend, and trying to move past her mother's unexpected departure. After a bewildering encounter at a local festival, Nima finds herself suddenly immersed in the drag scene on the other side of town. Macho drag kings, magical queens, new love interests, and surprising allies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 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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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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

Roche, Hannah

Summary: "The Outside Thing argues for the significance of literary and affective romance in shaping the work of three major modern lesbian writers: Gertrude Stein, Radclyffe Hall, and Djuna Barnes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 ROC

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

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

Frick, Kit

Summary: In alternate chapters, Amanda faces family pressure to marry Carter, knowing he cheats, and Rosalie pretends to date Carter to alleviate family and church pressure about being a lesbian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2019

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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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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HIT

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LECLAIR, MICHELLE LEC

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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 Non-fiction, 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: "Focusing on the loves, careers, ambitions and relationships of a group of gay men and women" in Pittsburgh, PA--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV QUE