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New Books - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender

Highlights of new lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender fiction & non-fiction. (browse related category Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuality & Transgender )

Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. If you need a book urgently, or by a specific date, you can always contact us before ordering to ask how long it would take
Between Worlds: A Queer Boy from the Valleys - by Jeffrey Weeks - £15.00
Jeffrey Weeks has been called ‘the most significant British intellectual working on sexuality to emerge from the radical sexual movements of the 1970s’. Yet behind the titles and acclaim lies the story of a hugely fascinating, inspirational life ... more

The Care We Dream Of: Liberatory & Transformative Approaches to LGBTQ+ Health - by Zena Sharman - £16.99
What if you could trust in getting the health care you need in ways that felt good and helped you thrive? What if the health system honoured and valued queer and trans people's lives, bodies, and expertise? What if LGBTQ+ communities led and organize ... more

Love's Rite: Same-Sex Marriages in Modern India - by Ruth Vanita - £14.99
A CHRONICLE OF LOVE’S TRIUMPH OVER ALL OBSTACLES   Long before the debate on marriage equality began, young, non-English speaking, low-income female couples all over India got married by religious rites or committed joint suicide, which they ... more

Queer Body Power: Finding Your Body Positivity - by Essie Dennis - £14.99
As a young, queer, plus-size person, Essie Dennis has spent a lot of time feeling like they weren't enough - not queer enough, not feminine enough, not perfect enough. When they took to social media to share how they felt, they were overwhelmed by ho ... more

The Queer Mental Health Workbook: A Creative Self-Help Guide Using CBT, CFT and DBT - by Dr. Brendan J. Dunlop - £16.99
To be queer is to feel different - a felt sense that you don't fit in. This can be alienating and difficult and lead to mental health challenges and lower wellbeing throughout life. Using a range of therapeutic approaches, this comprehensive, down-to ... more

Gay Club! - by Simon James Green - £8.99
A landmark comedic novel about a group of queer teens at their worst – and ultimately their best – from one of the UK’s leading writers of LGBTQ+ teen fiction.  Barney’s a shoo-in for his school’s LGBTQ+ Society President at the club ... more

With Teeth - by Kristen Arnett - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE 2022  ‘With Teeth is a wonderfully sticky novel about motherhood, partnership, sex and love. Kristen Arnett lets her characters have the run of the place, and it’s delicious fun to watch them do, say ... more

Young Mungo - by Douglas Stuart - £16.99
"Prepare your hearts, for Douglas Stuart is back. After the extraordinary success of Shuggie Bain, his second novel, Young Mungo, is another beautiful and moving book, a gay Romeo and Juliet set in the brutal world of Glasgow’s housing estates."(Ob ... more

Outrageous! The Story of Section 28 and Britain's Battle for LGBT Education - by Paul Baker - £15.99
On 23 May 1988, Paul Baker sat down with his family to eat cake on his sixteenth birthday while The Six O’Clock News played in the background. But something was not quite right. There was muffled shouting – ‘Stop Section 28!’ – and a scuffl ... more

Queer Square Mile: Queer Short Stories from Wales - by Kirsti Bohata, Mihangel Morgan and Huw Osborne (Editors) - £20.00
This ground-breaking volume makes visible a long and diverse tradition of queer writing from Wales. Spanning genres from ghost stories and science fiction to industrial literature and surrealist modernism, these are stories of love, loss and transfor ... more

Delilah Green Doesn't Care - by Ashley Herring Blake - £8.99
A clever and steamy queer romantic comedy about taking chances and accepting love – with all its complications. Perfect for fans of Alexandria Bellefleur, Casey McQuiston and Rosie Danan.  Delilah Green swore she would never go back to Brig ... more

Burning My Roti: Breaking Barriers as a Queer Indian Woman - by Sharan Dhaliwal - £14.99
Part memoir, part guide, Burning My Roti is essential reading for a new generation of South Asian women.  With chapters covering sexual and cultural identity, body hair, colourism and mental health, and a particular focus on the suffocating b ... more

Small: On Motherhoods - by Claire Lynch - £8.99
"Babies who are this small, he says, have a good chance of survival. Small is not good for babies. It is not whimsical or cute or the cause of admiration. It is the first time it occurs to us that they might not survive. Babies die from smallness." ... more

Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation - by Hannah Gadsby - £20.00
There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.’ Hannah Gadsby, Nanette  Multi-awardwinning Hannah Gadsby transformed comedy with her show Nanette, even as she declared that she was quitting stand-up. Now, she takes us th ... more

Greedy: Notes from a Bisexual Who Wants Too Much - by Jen Winston - £15.99
A hilarious and whip-smart collection of essays, offering an intimate look at bisexuality, gender, and, of course, sex. Perfect for fans of Lindy West, Samantha Irby, and Rebecca Solnit — and anyone who wants, and deserves, to be seen.  If Jen ... more

To Paradise - by Hanya Yanagihara - £20.00
From Hanya Yanagihara, author of the modern classic A Little Life, To Paradise is a bold, brilliant novel spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, about lovers, family, loss and the elusive promise of utopia. ... more

Girl, Serpent, Thorn - by Melissa Bashardoust - £8.99
Sometimes the Princess is the monster.   From the author of Girls Made of Snow and Glass, this captivating and utterly original Persian-inspired fairy tale about a girl cursed to be poisonous to the touch is perfect for fans of Natasha Ngan and Na ... more

You're the One that I Want - by Simon James Green - £7.99
According to the rule, Freddie has to say “yes”.  Freddie is unremarkable – too unremarkable. He doesn’t stand out in any way, and in fact teachers and fellow students keep forgetting who he is. Even his mum thinks he’s a disappointment ... more

Are You This? Or Are You This? A Story of Identity and Worth - by Madian Al Jazerah, with Ellen Georgiou - £14.99
A gay man’s memoir of hardship, courage, community and kin in the Arab world and beyond.   When Madian Al Jazerah came out to his Arab parents, his mother had one question. ‘Are you this?’ she asked, cupping her hand. ‘Or are you thi ... more

Queer Life, Queer Love: An Anthology - by Golnoush Nour, Matt Bates and Sarah & Kate Beal (Editors) - £9.99
All aspects of the queer experience is reflected in this sparkling collection.  The anthology comprises 42 stories, non-fiction pieces, flash fiction and poetry, the winning entries from an international competition to capture the best of Que ... more

The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk - by Randy Shilts - £9.99
‘If a bullet should enter my brain, let it destroy every closet door’   This is the definitive biography of Harvey Milk, the man whose personal life, public career, and cold-blooded assassination mirrored the dramatic emergence of the gay ... more

How to Be You: Stop Trying to Be Someone Else and Start Living Your Life - by Jeffrey Marsh - £12.99
Too short? Too weird? Too quiet? Not true. Let internet superstar Jeffrey Marsh help you end those negative thoughts and discover how wonderful you are.  Lighting the path to self-acceptance and self-compassion, Jeffrey Marsh helps you discover ... more

Between Certain Death And A Possible Future: Queer Writing on Growing up with the AIDS Crisis - by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore - £18.99
An enthralling and incisive anthology of personal essays on the persistent impact of the AIDS crisis on queer lives.  Every queer person lives with the trauma of AIDS, and this plays out intergenerationally. Usually we hear about two generati ... more

Gay Bar: Why We Went Out - by Jeremy Atherton Lin - £9.99
From leather parties in the Castro to Gay Liberation Front touch-ins; from disco at Studio One to dark rooms in Vauxhall railway arches, the gay bar has long been a place of joy, solidarity and sexual expression. But around the world, gay bars are cl ... more

Love & Other Disasters - by Anita Kelly - £9.99
The first openly nonbinary contestant on America’s favourite cooking show falls for their clumsy competitor in this delicious romantic comedy debut!   Every recipe needs a little chemistry...  Recently divorced Dahlia Woodson is read ... more

If This Gets Out - by Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich - £7.99
One of the world’s biggest boy bands. A secret love. What happens if the world finds out?  A queer YA boy band romance from Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich, perfect for fans of Only Mostly Devastated and What If It’s Us.  Eighteen- ... more

The Breakup Monologues: The Unexpected Joy of Heartbreak - by Rosie Wilby - £16.99
In 2011, comedian and podcaster Rosie Wilby was dumped by email... though she did feel a little better about it after correcting her ex's spelling and punctuation. Obsessing about breakups ever since, she embarked on a quest to investigate, understan ... more

A Queer Dharma: Buddhist-Informed Meditations, Yoga Sequences, and Tools for Liberation - by Jacoby Ballard - £14.99
Queer critique, queer practice: embodied teachings for healing from trauma and social injustice.  Jacoby Ballard provides an empowering and affirming guide to embodied healing through yoga and the dharma, grounded in the brilliance, resilienc ... more

Baggage: Tales from a Fully Packed Life - by Alan Cumming - £18.99
A joyous and poignant book about the world of professional acting, the messiness of life and how every experience – good or bad – shapes who you are, from the New York Times bestselling author of Not My Father’s Son.   ‘No one ever ful ... more

Here's To Us - by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera - £8.99
In the follow-up to their charming NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, What If It’s Us, best friends Adam Silvera (They Both Die At The End) and Becky Albertalli (Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda) reunite to give Arthur and Ben another shot at true love.  ... more

Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating - by Adiba Jaigirdar - £7.99
Hani and Ishu couldn't be less alike - and they definitely don't like each other. But when fates collide and they pretend to date each other, things start to get messy... A heart-warming queer YA love story for fans of Becky Albertalli.  Ever ... more

One Life - by Megan Rapinoe - £12.99
An instant New York Times bestseller!   Megan Rapinoe, Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women’s World Cup champion, reveals for the first time her life both on and off the field. Guided by her personal journey into social justice, brimmin ... more

Charred: A Survivor Speaks Her Truth to Inspire - by Andreena Leeanne - £7.99
"There is strong correlation between childhood trauma and mental health issues. I suffer with PTSD and depression, and use poetry to write honestly about the multitude of issues I have experienced in my 39 years. I have found writing to be hugely the ... more

Notes from an Island - by Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietila - £12.99
We dreamed about what our new cabin would look like. The room would have four windows, one in each wall. Towards the south-east we’d need to see the big storms that rage right across the island, on the east we’d see the moon’s reflection in the ... more

All The Things She Said: Everything I Know About Modern Lesbian and Bi Culture - by Daisy Jones - £16.99
A modern, personal guide to the culture of queer women and everyone in between.  All The Things She Said explores the nature of 21st century queerness. Lesbian and bi culture is ever-changing and here, journalist Daisy Jones unpicks outdated ... more

The Fran Lebowitz Reader - by Fran Lebowitz - £18.99
Acerbic, wisecracking and hilarious, this is the definitive essay collection from New York legend and satirist, Fran Lebowitz, star of Martin Scorsese’s hit Netflix series, Pretend It’s a City.  Lebowitz turns her trademark caustic wit to ... more

The Sun Isn't Out Long Enough - by Tatevik Sargsyan (Editor) - £10.00
The Sun isn't Out Long Enough is an anthology about queer experiences across borders and other stories told with no shame.  Edited by Tatevik Sargsyan, with a foreword by Mary Jean Chan and an afterword by Kazim Ali.  Through poetry and prose ... more

All the Young Men: How One Woman Risked It All To Care For The Dying - by Ruth Coker Burks and Kevin Carr O'Leary - £8.99
'If I have one message with this book it's that we all have to care for one another. Today, not just in 1986. Life is about caring for each other, and I learned more about life from the dying than I ever learned from the living. It's in an elephant r ... more

A Saint from Texas - by Edmund White - £9.99
From legendary writer Edmund White, a bold and sweeping new novel that traces the extraordinary fates of twin sisters, one destined for Parisian nobility and the other for Catholic sainthood.  Yvette and Yvonne Crawford are twin sisters, bor ... more

Afterlove - by Tanya Byrne - £7.99
THE LESBIAN LOVE STORY YOU'VE BEEN DYING TO READ.   Ash Persaud is about to become a reaper in the afterlife, but she is determined to see her first love Poppy Morgan again, the only thing that separates them is death. Car headlights.The last ... more

Islands of Mercy - by Rose Tremain - £8.99
All must gamble with their fate. But not all can win...   In the city of Bath, in the year 1865 Jane Adeane, renowned for her restorative skills, is convinced that some other destiny will one day show itself to her.   But when she fin ... more

Gender Euphoria: Stories of Joy from Trans, Non-Binary and Intersex Writers - by Laura Kate Dale (Editor) - £9.99
GENDER EUPHORIA: a powerful feeling of happiness experienced as a result of moving away from one's birth-assigned gender. So often the stories shared by trans people about their transition centre on gender dysphoria: a feeling of deep discomfort with ... more

The Glamour Boys: The Secret Story of the Rebels who Fought for Britain to Defeat Hitler - by Chris Bryant - £9.99
A STORY OF UNSUNG BRAVERY AT A DEFINING MOMENT IN BRITAIN'S HISTORY   We like to think we know the story of how Britain went to war with Germany in 1939, but there is one chapter that has never been told.  In the early 1930s, a group of y ... more

Eat, Gay, Love - by Calum McSwiggan - £9.99
In the spring of 2012, Calum finds himself single again after his relationship of six years comes to an end.  Heartbroken, unhappy and unsure of what to do next, he leaves the hometown he has been in all his life to embark on a journey that take ... more

Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS : A Memoir - by Derek Frost - £12.99
This is the tale of a devastating pandemic, of lives cut painfully short - it's also a love story.  Derek, a distinguished designer, and J, a pioneering entrepreneur and creator of Heaven, the iconic gay dance club, met and fell in love more ... more

Easier Ways to Say I Love You - by Lucy Fry - £8.99
A memoir on love, lust and attachment: one woman’s remarkable and candid account of transforming a difficult and uncomfortable love triangle into an honest polyamorous relationship.  Lucy Fry’s story opens with the heady and impassioned a ... more

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution: An Oral History - by Liam Warfield, Walter Crasshole and Yony Leyser (Editors) - £15.99
Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution: An Oral History is the very first comprehensive overview of a movement that defied both the music underground and the LGBT mainstream community.  Through exclusive interviews with protagonists like Bruce L ... more

Hurricane Child - by Kacen Callender - £6.99
Winner of the Stonewall Book Award and the Lambda Literary Award By National Book Award winner Kacen Callender, this exquisite novel reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways.   Caroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.  Bei ... more

Children of the Sun - by Max Schaefer - £8.99
1970. Fourteen year old Tony is seduced by the skinhead movement, sucked into a world of racist violence and bizarre ritual. It is a milieu in which he must hide his homosexuality, in which every encounter is explosively risky.   2003. James a you ... more

All Men Want to Know - by Nina Bouraoui - £8.99
AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF AN ENGLISH PEN TRANSLATES AWARD   All Men Want to Know traces Nina Bouraoui's blissful childhood in Algeria, a wild, sun-soaked paradise, with hazy summer afternoons spent swimming, diving, and driving ... more

We Can Do Better Than This: 35 Voices on the Future of LGBTQ+ Rights - by Amelia Abraham (Editor) - £14.99
How can we create a better world for LGBTQ+ people? 35 extraordinary voices share their stories and visions for the future.   We talk about achieving 'LGBTQ+ equality', but around the world, LGBTQ+ people are still suffering discrimination and ex ... more

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