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After Francesco: A Haunting Must-Read Perfect for Book Clubs Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496733528
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Published: A John Scognamiglio Book - April 26th, 2022

Dealing with the loss of his person Francesco, amidst the AIDS crisis in NYC - Kevin grieves. The author does an amazing job holding Kevin's long standing grief from page 1 to the end. Heavy, challenging, but oh so important!


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O Beautiful: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250274328
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 9th, 2021

As Eleanor navigates a writing opportunity in her home state of North Dakota, the theme of identity and being an outsider enrich the tone of this book. This book feels intimate and personal.


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Greedy: Notes from a Bisexual Who Wants Too Much Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982179175
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Published: Atria Books - October 5th, 2021

Great intro book for baby bisexuals. From inside jokes to finding space and identity when the bi community is largely not accepted by the LGBTQIA+ community.


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Notes on an Execution: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063052734
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Published: William Morrow - January 25th, 2022

If you live for true crime, take a deep dive into the inner workings of a convicted serial killer on death row. This book displays the disillusioned psyche of a serial killer so well.


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Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250786173
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 4th, 2022

This book is a gem. Part romance, part history of US/Puerto Rico relations, part mystery/drama - BUY IT!


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My Mess Is a Bit of a Life: Adventures in Anxiety Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063206373
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Published: HarperOne - February 8th, 2022

Side splittingly funny! Georgia discusses how anxiety has shaped her life. Written in short stories that are full of emotions, deep sadness to actually laughing out loud.


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Brown Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593243428
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Published: Random House - January 4th, 2022

Written from a collective experience of Brown girls growing up in "the dredges of Queens." Recounting expectations put on by family to finding happiness.


The Comfort Book Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143136668
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Published: Penguin Life - July 6th, 2021

A collection of essays that cover Matt's favorite songs to battling with depression. Reading feels like a good bear hug.


The Final Girl Support Group Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593201237
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Published: Berkley - July 13th, 2021

I love this book because it has a first-person true crime feel in a fiction book. Full of twists, you'll be engaged all the way 'til the end.


Spirit Car: A Journey to a Dakota Past Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780873517652
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Published: Borealis Books - August 1st, 2009

This book should be required reading. Local author recounts and dives into her indigenous roots. This takes her on a journey of challenge and discovery.


The Book of Delights: Essays Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616207922
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 12th, 2019

Written over the course of a year, Ross reflects on what delights him. Everything from taking a tomato seedling on an airplane to the vastness of our world!


Homegoing Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971062
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Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

Following a family's lineage from their African ancestors through the capture and enslavement. There is a strong theme of identity and the loss of it through the horrors of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.