by Ruthann Robson
A finalist for the 1998 Lambda Literary Award, a/k/a is
an intricate and daring novel centered around the identities
that two women create for themselves and the relationship
the forms between them.
- Another Mother by Ruthann Robson
A gripping novel of one's womans attempt to make sense
of her life and the various labels that have been applied
to it. By the Ferro-Grumley Award-winning author of Eye
of a Hurricane and Cecile.
- Blackbird by Larry Duplechan
In his last year of high school, a young black man comes
of age, tasting love and freedom for the first time.
"The best thing to come along in the comic field since
The Movie Lover." -- In Touch
- The Body and Its Dangers and Other Stories
by Allen Barnett
A collection of stories about the modern condition of gay
men -- unrelentingly stark, beautifully written and completely
honest. Winner of the Lambda Literary Award and a special
mention by the PEN/Ernest Hemingway Award Committee.
- Boys Like Us by Peter McGehee
"A genuinely delightful gay domestic comedy so full
of tangy dialogue and wacky situations that it screams
for the stage or, better yet, the screen." -- Booklist
- The Boys on the Rock by John
A rare and powerful first novel of gay adolescence adds
another, genuinely affecting dimension to the rite-of-passage
"This is some of the brightest, funniest, most touching
writing about adolescence I've read in a long time."
-- Edmund White.
- Buddies by Ethan Mordden
The second volume of stories in Mordden's series of stories
about life in gay Manhattan which also includes I've
a Feeling We're Not in Kansas Anymore, Everybody Loves
You, and the forthcoming Some Men Are Lookers.
- Call Me
by P-P Hartnett
A biting, humorous novel that follows the exploits of a
young man who becomes obsessed with placing and answering
Calls ed. by Susan Fox Rogers
Twenty-One new stories that reflect the complexity and
richness of lesbian ficiton today, mixing established
and new writers including Ruthann Robson, Donna Allegra,
Gwendolyn Bikis, Anna Livia, Linda Smukler and others.
- Dancing on Tisha B'Av by Lev
"His characters are voices of reason, observers rather
than judges...The prose is poetic in its simplicity, the
sex scenes sweat with passsion." -- The Los Angeles
Times Winner of the 1991 Lamba Literary Award
- The Death of Donna-May Dean
by Joey Manley
"Alabama Gothic meets Huck Finn...A vigorous, bristling
style wise beyond its years." -- Paul Monette
- The Dream Life by Bo Huston
Told in alternating narrative voices, this is a daring
novel about love between a man and a boy by one of the
finest writers of the past decade.
- Everybody Loves You by Ethan
A gay ghost, a talking dog, and a street kid who think's
he's an elf child join the characters from I've
a Feeling We're Not in Kansas Anymore and Buddies
in this third volume of Mordden's stories of gay life
in the big city.
Texas: 1987 by D. Travers Scott
Seventeen-year-old Seeger King is a high school senior
is tiny Execution, Texas torn between his girlfriend and
best friend Cordelia and the all-consuming crush on sophomore
wrestler Kent. As graduation and the future looms, his
friends escape into drugs and fantasy, Seeger must decide
who to love, what to believe, and what action to take.
Off Clean by Timothy Murphy
High school student Eric Fitzpatrick's plans for escape
go awry when he meets Brooks, a mysterious, wealthy, black
student at a local prep school. Now Eric is forced to
come to terms with not only his family and community,
but with his warring ambitions and desires.
- How Long Has This Been Going On?
by Ethan Mordden
Bringing together a rich and varied cast of characters
to tell the tale of modern gay America, Mordden (author
of Buddies) puts a unique spin on gay life
from 1949 to the present in this epic novel.
- I've a Feeling We're Not in Kansas Anymore
by Ethan Mordden
The first volume in Mordden's acclaimed story cycle on
Manhattan gay life, he introduces a small group of friends
and chronicles their exploration of the new world of gay
- Joseph and the Old Man by Christopher
Surrounded by friends in Cherry Grove, lover "Joseph" and
"The Old Man" are content to enjoy another summer until
life deals them an unexpected hand. A hauntingly beautiful
- Latin Moon in Manhattan by Jaime
Exuberant and colorful, this novel paints a vivid portrait
of New York City as the land of El Dorado for today's
Latino immigrants and is narratted by Santiago Martinez,
a gay Argentinian poet.
- My Father's Scar by Michael
In his first year at college, Andy Logan must come to terms
with his difficult past to be able to move forward. Mixing
pathos and humor -- from a domineering father to the boy
who was his first love -- Cart compelling evokes the pain
and euphoria that define Andy's coming of age and his
search for love.
- My Worst
Date by David Leddick
In South Beach, Miami, 16-year old Hugo has found the perfect
man in Glenn Elliott Paul. The only two problems are that
his mother doesn't know Hugo is seeing Glenn and Glenn
is also dating his mother.
- The Necessary
Hunger by Nina Revoyr
An acclaimed novel chronicling the relationship between
two Los Angeles high school girls -- Nancy (who is Korean-American)
and Raina (who is African-American) -- both star basketball
players struggling to navigate their futures and one's
love for the other.
- One Last Waltz by Ethan Mordden
In this brilliant and lyrical novel of family passions
and personal fate, Mordden weaves a saga of fiery intensity,
recounting the fortunes of the family of Dublin Johnny
- Sacred Lips of the Bronx by
"New age spirituality, AIDS activism, Yiddishe apparitions
that schmooze and kvetch with the best of them, a
Jewish boy's Puerto Rican first love, marvelously
crafted and developed ethnic characters, racial tension
and tolerance, and a touch of sadomasochism are just
a few of the disparate elements Sadownick successfully
weaves into this tale." -- Library Journal
- Show Me the Way to Go Home by
The eccentric characters of Milford, North Carolina live
in a dreamy haze until their lives are disrupted by two
remarkable visitors: Jake Cullen, a too-blond hustler
in his too-small bikini and the Principessa di Brabant,
a hometown girl returning from Italy as a widow.
- Some Men
Are Lookers by Ethan Mordden
The fourth volume in Mordden’s acclaimed and beloved "Buddies"
cycle follows the exploits of his best loved characters
- Dennis Savage, Little Kiwi, Carlo, Cosgrove, and Bud
-- as he lays bare the emotional landscape of the city
within a city that is Gay Manhattan
- Tangled Up in Blue by Larry
A story of three people bound together by ties of love,
passion, and friendship until a crisis for one threatens
to destroy them all.
- Untold Decades by Robert Patrick
Seven one-act plays that trace the romantic comedy of gay
male love in America through the last seven decades. By
the author of the much acclaimed Kennedy's Children.
- Valley of the Shadow by Christopher
With simple clarity and undeniable power, Davis tells a
story of great love and great tragedy; of AIDS and of
two young men; of flawless summer days and starlit nights;
of parents and children; and of the tangled web of love
and loss and loyalty that is life itself.
- Winter Eyes by Lev Raphael
A haunting and remarkable novel, Winter Eyes
is tale of family secrets, silence, revelation -- and
the hope for healing and change. By the Lambda Literary
Award-winning author of Dancing on Tisha B'Av.