The Lambda Literary Awards recognize excellence in books which feature LGBT themes.
“Eerie and intriguing . . .
2017 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD WINNER
The partial inspiration for the ABC television mini-series!
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
Winner of the LAMBDA Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction
Named a Best Book of 2016 by NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Bustle, San Francisco Chronicle, The Root, BookRiot, Kirkus Reviews, NYLON, Amazon, WBUR's "On Point", the Barnes & Noble Review, and Amazon (Fiction &
Lambda Literary Award Winner! “Pen is an inspiration to anyone who’s struggled to be understood, and a vital addition to the growing world of genderqueer protagonists.” —New York Times Book Review
One of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Nonfiction Books of the Decade
For readers of Neil Gaiman, Margaret Atwood, China Miéville, and David Mitchell comes a striking debut novel by a storyteller of keen insight and captivating imagination.
LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST
Lambda Literary Award winner, Best Gay Fiction
Inspired by Nigeria’s folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful debut about the dangers of living and loving openly.
Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does; born before independence, she is eleven when civil war breaks out in the young republic of Nigeria.$16.33ISBN: 9780692553312Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Hillmont Press - November 12th, 2015
Half Somali and Cuban, 17-year old Carsten Tynes, deals with the intricacies of sexuality, race, Americanism, syncretism, and migration under his dying father's abusive hand in A Love Like Blood. Set in 1998, his family relocates to Beverly Hills, MI to expand their photography business. His father has lung disease and promises to give him the business if he marries his ex-girlfriend.$17.99ISBN: 9780545812542Availability: Temporarily Out of StockPublished: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015
BE WHO YOU ARE.When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can't even try out for the part . . .Currently UnavailableISBN: 9780986000782Availability: UnavailablePublished: Hawthorne Books - April 1st, 2014
Tom Spanbauer's first novel in seven years is a love story triangle akin to The Marriage Plot and Freedom, only with a gay main character who charms gays and straights alike. I Loved You More is a rich, expansive tale of love, sex, and heartbreak, covering twenty-five years in the life of a striving, emotionally wounded writer.Currently UnavailableISBN: 9780989940504Availability: UnavailablePublished: Redbone Press - April 11th, 2014
Fiction. African American Studies. LGBT Studies. Women's Studies. Winner of the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian General Fiction. See YABO... like a Mingus composition: Pentecostal, blues-inflected, full of wit and that deep literacy of the black diaspora. The present, the past, the uncertain future collapse upon themselves in this narrative of place/s.$17.25ISBN: 9780615988689Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Curtis Brown Digital - May 21st, 2014
2015 Lambda Literary Award Nominee, Best LGBT Debut 2015 Lambda Literary Award Nominee, Best LGBT Debut Winner in the "Gay and Lesbian Fiction" category of the 2014 International Book Awards Finalist in the Best Multicultural Fiction Category at the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards "Absorbing entertainment.Currently UnavailableISBN: 9781609804183Availability: UnavailablePublished: Seven Stories Press - March 12th, 2013
Luis Negrón’s debut collection reveals the intimate world of a small community in Puerto Rico joined together by its transgressive sexuality. The writing straddles the shifting line between pure, unadorned storytelling and satire, exploring the sometimes hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking nature of survival in a decidedly cruel world.$15.99ISBN: 9780544003453Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Mariner Books - August 13th, 2013