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Minegishi is a successful salaryman, respected by his colleagues, but he’s got an insatiable desire at the office: he loves feeding his grumpy coworker, Otsu. But is Otsu as hungry as he is? A sweet and savory BL office comedy!
Manly Appetites
Paperback | Dec 2020
(on order)
it was never going to be okay is a collection of poetry and prose exploring the intimacies of understanding intergenerational trauma, Indigeneity and queerness, while addressing urban Indigenous diaspora and breaking down the limitations of sexual understanding as a trans woman.
it was never going to be okay
jaye simpson
Paperback | Oct 2020
(on order)
Dominik Parisien's debut collection is a poignant celebration of the complicated lived experience of disability, a challenge to the societal gaze, and a bold reconfiguration of the language of pain.
Side Effects May Include Strangers
Dominik Parisien
Paperback | Oct 2020
in store $17.95
Lights! Camera! Outrageous! Superstar female impersonator Craig Russell and the birth of drag on the international stage.
Outrageous Misfits
Brian Bradley
Paperback | Oct 2020
in store $24.99
The tragic and resonant story of the disappearance of eight men--the victims of serial killer Bruce McArthur--from Toronto's queer community.
Missing from the Village
Justin Ling
Hardcover | Sep 2020
(on order)
The slums of Buenos Aires, the government, the mafia, the Virgin Mary, corrupt police, sex workers, thieves, drug dealers, and debauchery all combine in this sweeping novel deemed a ‘revelation for contemporary literature’ and ‘pure dynamite’.
Slum Virgin
Gabriela Cabezon Camara
Paperback | Sep 2020
in store $23.95
"Full of colourful, authentic characters and set in Toronto, Confessions of a Teenage Drag King highlights diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, and identity."
Confessions of a Teenage Drag King
Markus Harwood-Jones
Paperback | Sep 2020
in store $14.95
"The author of the acclaimed novel Scarborough weaves an unforgettable and timely dystopian account of a near-future when a queer Black performer and his allies join forces against an oppressive regime that is rounding up those deemed 'Other' in concentration camps."
Catherine Hernandez
Paperback | Sep 2020
in store $22.99
"Sat down and reading Stealing Thunder in one sitting, cried a lot." -Taylor
Stealing Thunder
Alina Boyden
Paperback | May 2020
(on order)
"Brutally honest prose I just couldn't put down. Cloud Cover explores the different ways that its main character triumphs over and falls victim to his struggles with sexuality, body image, masculinity and disordered eating." -Robbie
Cloud Cover
Jeffrey Sotto
Paperback | Nov 2019
in store $19.95
"Jonny Appleseed is a powerful portrait of an Indigenous life in the contemporary Manitoba, with all of its struggles and triumphs. An achingly beautiful and unhindered portrayal of the magic of Indigenous resilience." -Nico
Jonny Appleseed
Joshua Whitehead
Paperback | Apr 2018
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