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Karen

I can sum up my thoughts on books with one Joan Didion quote: “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” Here are a few of the types of books that give me life: graphic novels, YA with queer themes, well-researched non-fiction, books that make me laugh, books that make me cry, and anything that makes me stop and think. Oh, and queen Joan Didion herself, of course.

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronoun

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$7.99
ISBN: 9781620104996
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Published: Limerence Press - June 12th, 2018

Funny and informative, this slim graphic novel is a gift. Straight and to the point it's a good overview of what it means to use pronouns. [Karen]


Swing

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$18.99
ISBN: 9780310761914
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Published: Blink - October 2nd, 2018

What does it mean to be "cool?" In Alexander's lyrical style, the characters Walt and Noah navigate issues from making the baseball team to falling in love to coping with deep prejudices in their hometown. [Karen]


Butch Heroes

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$24.95
ISBN: 9780262038973
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Published: MIT Press - October 30th, 2018

I aspire to be a butch hero! This book gives a road map, with profiles of people who didn't conform to gender norms, from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries, coupled with stunning portraits. [Karen]


Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

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By Anne Frank (Text by), David Polonsky (Illustrator), Ari Folman (Adapted by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781101871799
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Published: Pantheon - October 2nd, 2018

A graphic novel interpretation of a classic. Every bit is as moving and important as its original text [Karen]


Fox 8

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By George Saunders, Chelsea Cardinal (Illustrator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984818027
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Published: Random House - November 13th, 2018

Short stocking stuffer novel by one of the best working writers we have. Saunders meditates on language and what it means to be "yuman" [Karen]
    


Virgin

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ISBN: 9781571315007
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Published: Milkweed Editions - February 20th, 2018

I tore through this book of poems. Deep and heartfelt, Sotelo's work resonates with me as a woman but also speak to the larger human experience. [Karen]


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