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Pat Patterson, Bertrand Hébert
Description: "When Pat Patterson was 17 years old, he was asked to leave his home after telling his parents he was in love...with a man. Moving from Montreal to the United States in the 1960s, barely knowing a word of English, he was determined to succeed in the squared circle. Back when homophobia was widespread, Pat lived in the super-macho world of pro wrestling"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 796.8123 Pat
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Anna-Marie McLemore, H. C. Andersen
Description: "The del Cisne girls have never just been sisters; they're also rivals, Blanca as obedient and graceful as Roja is vicious and manipulative. They know that, because of a generations-old spell, their family is bound to a bevy of swans deep in the woods. They know that, one day, the swans will pull them into a dangerous game that will leave one of them a girl, and trap the other in the body of a swan. But when two local boys become drawn into the game, the swans' spell intertwines with the strange and unpredictable magic lacing the woods, and all four of their fates depend on facing truths that could either save or destroy them... The story of the ugly duckling was never about the cygnet discovering he is lovely. It is about the sudden understanding that you are something other than what you thought you were."--Publisher's description.
Call Number: YA FIC McL
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Garrard Conley
Description: An account by a survivor of a church-supported sexual orientation conversion therapy facility that claimed to "cure" homosexuality describes its intense Bible study program and the daily threats of his abandonment by family, friends and God, an experience that transformed the author's relationships and self-understandings.--From statement at NoveList.
Call Number: 306.766 Con
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Jordy Rosenberg
Description: "Recently jilted and increasingly unhinged, Dr. Voth throws himself into his work, obsessively researching the life of Jack Sheppard, a legendary eighteenth century thief. No one knows Jack's true story--his confessions have never been found. That is, until Dr. Voth discovers a mysterious stack of papers titled Confessions of the Fox. Dated 1724, the manuscript tells the story of an orphan named P. Sold into servitude at twelve, P struggles for years with her desire to live as "Jack." When P falls dizzyingly in love with Bess, a sex worker looking for freedom of her own, P begins to imagine a different life. Bess brings P into the London underworld where scamps and rogues clash with London's newly established police force, queer subcultures thrive, and ominous threats of an oncoming plague abound. At last, P becomes Jack Sheppard, one of the most notorious--and most wanted--thieves in history."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Négar Djavadi, Tina A. Kover
Description: "Kimiâ Sadr fled Iran at the age of ten in the company of her mother and sisters to join her father in France. Now twenty-five and facing the future she has built for herself as well as the prospect of a new generation, Kimiâ is inundated by her own memories and the stories of her ancestors, which come to her in unstoppable, uncontainable waves. In the waiting room of a Parisian fertility clinic, generations of flamboyant Sadrs return to her, including her formidable great-grandfather Montazemolmolk, with his harem of fifty-two wives, and her parents, Darius and Sara, stalwart opponents of each regime that befalls them"--Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Dja
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Lisa Jenn Bigelow
Description: Melly only joined the school band because her best friend, Olivia, begged her to. But to her surprise, quiet Melly loves playing the drums. It's the only time she doesn't feel like a mouse. Now she and Olivia are about to spend the next two weeks at Camp Rockaway, jamming under the stars in the Michigan woods. But this summer brings a lot of big changes for Melly: her parents split up, her best friend ditches her, and Melly finds herself unexpectedly falling for another girl at camp. To top it all off, Melly's not sure she has what it takes to be a real rock 'n' roll drummer. Will she be able to make music from all the noise in her heart?
Call Number: J FIC Big
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Rachel Hawkins
Description: An American girl goes to an exclusive Scottish boarding school where she becomes the roommate, best friend, and girlfriend of a royal princess.
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 013119
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Édouard Louis, Lorin Stein
Description: "...On Christmas Eve 2012, in Paris, the novelist Édouard Louis was raped and almost murdered by a man he had just met. This act of violence left Louis shattered; its aftermath made him a stranger to himself and sent him back to the village, the family, and the past he had sworn to leave behind."--Amazon.com
Call Number: FIC Lou
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Alexander Chee
Description: "From the author of The Queen of the Night, an essay collection exploring how we form our identities in life, in politics, and in art"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 814.6 Che
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Mariko/ Valero-O'Connell Tamaki
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 031419
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Amy Rose Capetta, Cori McCarthy
Description: Resets the Arthurian legend in outer space, with King Arthur reincarnated as seventeen-year-old Ari, a female king whose quest is to stop a tyrranical corporate government, aided by a teenaged Merlin.
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 011019
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Hilary Zaid
Call Number: FIC ordered 022819
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Casey McQuiston
Call Number: FIC ordered 030819
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Sarah Glenn Marsh
Description: The borders of Karthia are open for the first time in nearly three hundred years, and raising the dead has been outlawed. Odessa is determined to explore the world, but with Meredy joining the ocean voyage, they face daily reminders of the history they share. When their journey takes them to a land where the Dead rule the night and dragons roam the streets., Odessa can't help being mesmerized by the new magic-- and by the girl at her side. But political unrest in Karthia thrusts them back into the lives they tried to leave behind, and soon even the greatest mage's invention won't be enough to save their fates. -- adapted from publisher info
Call Number: YA FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Mesha Maren
Description: "Jodi McCarty is seventeen when she's sentenced to life in prison for manslaughter. She's released eighteen years later and finds herself reeling from the shock of unexpected freedom. Not yet able to return to her lost home in the Appalachian mountains, she heads south in search of someone she left behind, as a way of finally making amends. There, she will meet and fall in love with Miranda, a troubled young mother living in a motel room with her children. Together they head toward what they hope will be a new home and fresh start--but what do you do with a town and a family that refuses to change?"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Katrina Marie Carrasco, Saskia Maarleveld
Description: It is 1887, and Alma is on the hunt for stolen opium. Trained in espionage by Pinkerton Detective Agency, Alma now works for Delphine Beaumond, the seductive mastermind of a smuggling ring. Alma's enjoying her dangerous game of shifting identities and double crosses as she fights for a promotion and an invitation back into Delphine's bed. But it's getting harder to keep her stories straight and to know whom to trust. One wrong move and she could be unmasked: as a woman, as a traitor, or as a spy.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Laura Pohl
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 011019
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Bill Konigsberg
Description: It is summer in Phoenix, and seventeen-year-old Maximo offers to help a Jordan, a fellow student in high school, with the food truck that belonged to Jordan's deceased father, and which may be the only thing standing between homelessness for Jordan and his mom; the boys are strongly attracted to each other, but as their romance develops it is threatened by the secrets they are hiding--and by the racism and homophobia of those around them.
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 010319
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Shaun David Hutchinson
Description: Dino and July, seventeen, are granted time to resolve what was left unfinished between them after July's sudden death, one year after their friendship ended over Dino's new relationship.
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 102518
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
K Ancrum
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 021419
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Sarah McBride, Joseph R. Biden
Call Number: 306.768 McB
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Tehlor Kay Mejia
Description: "Dani must question everything she's worked for as she learns about the corruption of the Median government"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 110818
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 1, 2019
Rosalie Knecht, Elisabeth S. Rodgers, narrator
Description: New York City, 1962. Vera Kelly is struggling to make rent and blend into the underground gay scene in Greenwich Village. She's working night shifts at a radio station when her quick wits, sharp tongue, and technical skills get her noticed by a recruiter for the CIA. Next thing she knows she's in Argentina, tasked with wiretapping a congressman and infiltrating a group of student activists in Buenos Aires.
Call Number: FIC Kne
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
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Pat Patterson, Bertrand Hébert
796.8123 Pat
Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel
Casey McQuiston
FIC ordered 030819
Blanca & Roja
Anna-Marie McLemore, H. C. Andersen
YA FIC McL
Song Of The Dead
Sarah Glenn Marsh
YA FIC Mar
Boy Erased: A Memoir
Garrard Conley
306.766 Con
Sugar Run
Mesha Maren
FIC Mar
Confessions Of The Fox: A Novel
Jordy Rosenberg
FIC Ros
The Best Bad Things [Audiobook]
Katrina Marie Carrasco, Saskia Maarleveld
FIC Car
Disoriental
Négar Djavadi, Tina A. Kover
FIC Dja
The Last 8
Laura Pohl
YA FIC ordered 011019
Drum Roll, Please
Lisa Jenn Bigelow
J FIC Big
The Music Of What Happens
Bill Konigsberg
YA FIC ordered 010319
Her Royal Highness
Rachel Hawkins
YA FIC ordered 013119
The Past And Other Things That Should Stay Buried
Shaun David Hutchinson
YA FIC ordered 102518
History Of Violence
Édouard Louis, Lorin Stein
FIC Lou
The Weight Of The Stars
K Ancrum
YA FIC ordered 021419
How To Write An Autobiographical Novel : Essays
Alexander Chee
814.6 Che
Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, And The Fight For Trans Equality
Sarah McBride, Joseph R. Biden
306.768 McB
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me
Mariko/ Valero-O'Connell Tamaki
YA FIC ordered 031419
We Set The Dark On Fire
Tehlor Kay Mejia
YA FIC ordered 110818
Once & Future
Amy Rose Capetta, Cori McCarthy
YA FIC ordered 011019
Who Is Vera Kelly? [Audiobook]
Rosalie Knecht, Elisabeth S. Rodgers, narrator
FIC Kne
Paper Is White
Hilary Zaid
FIC ordered 022819