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Tender Graces - Kathryn Magendie

Tender GracesKathryn Magendie

The death of her troubled mother and memories of her abused grandmother lure a young woman back to the Appalachian hollow where she was born. Virginia Kate, the daughter of a beautiful mountain wild-child and a slick, Shakespeare-quoting sa… more

Tender Graces
Kathryn Magendie
Bell Bridge Books , English
Death Wishing - Laura Ellen Scott

Death WishingLaura Ellen Scott

This is a terrific story, beautifully written, and completely enthralling.”—Dorothy Allison In post-Katrina New Orleans, dying wishes can cure cancer, eliminate cats, bring back Elvis (1968 vintage), and turn the clouds orange. Divorced an… more

Death Wishing
Laura Ellen Scott
Ig Publishing , English
Portisville - Steve Cushman

PortisvilleSteve Cushman

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Jimmy Wills, a 34-year-old house painter living in the mountains of North Carolina, gets a telephone call from his dying father in rural north Florida. His father demands that Jimmy come home to kill him. Jimmy knows he won’t do what Truman… more

Steve Cushman
We the Animals: A novel - Justin Torres

We the Animals: A novelJustin Torres

In this groundbreaking debut, Justin Torres plunges us into the chaotic heart of one family, the intense bonds of three brothers, and the mythic effects of this fierce love on the people we must become. “We the Animals is a dark jewel of… more

We the Animals: A novel
Justin Torres
Mariner Books , English
DATING MY VIBRATOR (and othe... - Suzanne Tyrpak

DATING MY VIBRATOR (and othe...Suzanne Tyrpak

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This is a collection of NINE SHORT STORIES, all based (unfortunately) on my own experience. Dating, divorce, desperation—all that good stuff! After nineteen years of marriage, I was suddenly thrust into a brave new world of dating—online,… more

DATING MY VIBRATOR (and other true fiction)
Suzanne Tyrpak
In the Garden of Everything - Cindy Lou Daniels

In the Garden of EverythingCindy Lou Daniels

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Lee Smith (author of 12 novels including THE LAST GIRLS, ON AGATE HILL, and GUESTS ON EARTH (Coming October 2013)) has this to say about the novel: “Heart-breaking yet life-affirming, Cindy Lou Daniels’ brilliant novel IN THE GARDEN OF EVERmore

In the Garden of Everything
Cindy Lou Daniels
Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) , English
Bastard Out of Carolina: A Novel - Dorothy Allison

Bastard Out of Carolina: A NovelDorothy Allison

The modern literary classic that has been compared to To Kill a Mockingbird and Catcher in the Rye. ”As close to flawless as any reader could ask for.”-The New York Times Book ReviewThe publication of Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Caroli… more

Bastard Out of Carolina: A Novel
Dorothy Allison
Plume , English
Winter Birds - Jim Grimsley

Winter BirdsJim Grimsley

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Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. On a snowy Thanksgiving day in North Carolina, a dreamy eight-year-old is pushed headlong into the adult world by a violent quarrel between his parents… more

Winter Birds
Jim Grimsley
Algonquin Books , English
Hand Me Down: A Novel - Melanie Thorne

Hand Me Down: A NovelMelanie Thorne

A Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of 2012“Hand Me Down, which recalls the gritty power of Dorothy Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina, is fiction with the ring of truth.” –San Jose Mercury News Fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Reid has spent her … more

Hand Me Down: A Novel
Melanie Thorne
Plume , English
Trash - Dorothy Allison

TrashDorothy Allison

Trash, Allison’s landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “simply stunning…a wonderful work of fic… more

Dorothy Allison
Plume , English
The Grass Sweeper God - Doug Howery

The Grass Sweeper GodDoug Howery

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Gender confused Smiley Hanlon runs from hatred and bigotry… He returns with a vengeance… Old scores and unspeakable crimes are settled… Being different in America has never been easy; being born different and in the wrong body in Sol… more

The Grass Sweeper God
Doug Howery
dhowerybook , English
Daughter's Keeper - Ayelet Waldman

Daughter's KeeperAyelet Waldman

How much would you sacrifice to save someone you love?When Olivia, wild-haired and headstrong, makes a terrible mistake, she must turn to the person least likely to help—her mother, Elaine. Motherhood was a role that Elaine never embraced … more

Daughter’s Keeper
Ayelet Waldman
Sourcebooks Landmark , English
More of This World or Maybe Another - Barb Johnson

More of This World or Maybe AnotherBarb Johnson

More of This World or Maybe Another is a collection of award-winning short fiction about four outsiders whose unruly lives intersect on the back streets of New Orleans from writer Barb Johnson. Funny and haunting by turns, Johnson’s unforge… more

More of This World or Maybe Another
Barb Johnson
HarperCollins e-books , English
The Best American Erotica 10... -

The Best American Erotica 10...

The 10th Year anniversary of The Best American Erotica, the literary fiction erotic anthology which defined contemporary erotic fiction. IN addition to stories, editor Susie Bright takes a revealing Readers’ Poll and interviews the authors … more

The Best American Erotica 10th Anniversary Edition: The Readers’ Favorites
Bright Stuff , English
King Kong Theory - Virginie Despentes

King Kong TheoryVirginie Despentes

King Kong Theory is essential reading!”—Dorothy Allison “King Kong Theory brings to mind Solanas’s SCUM Manifesto, Muscio’s CUNT, and Plath’s The Bell Jar—feminist eloquence without restraint. You will love it.”—Susie Bright “Finally someo… more

King Kong Theory
Virginie Despentes
The Feminist Press at CUNY , English
Two or Three Things I Know for Sure - Dorothy Allison

Two or Three Things I Know for SureDorothy Allison

Bastard Out of Carolina, nominated for the 1992 National Book Award for fiction, introduced Dorothy Allison as one of the most passionate and gifted writers of her generation. Now, in … more

Two or Three Things I Know for Sure
Dorothy Allison
Plume , English
Metes and Bounds: A Novel - Jay Quinn

Metes and Bounds: A NovelJay Quinn

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“Quinn is a masterful writer of dialogue, lacing his characters’ speech with dry humor and honest, if often unflinching words.”—The Bloomsbury ReviewJay Quinn’s Lambda-nominated novels transcend the traditional gay novel, exploring univers… more

Metes and Bounds: A Novel
Jay Quinn
Open Road Media , English
Without a Net: Middle Class ... - Michelle Kennedy

Without a Net: Middle Class ...Michelle Kennedy

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Michelle Kennedy had a typical middle class American childhood in Vermont. She attended college, interned in the U.S. Senate, married her high school sweetheart and settled in the suburbs of D.C. But the comfortable life she was building qu… more

Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America
Michelle Kennedy
Penguin Books , English
Southland - Nina Revoyr

SouthlandNina Revoyr

[A]n absolutely compelling story of family and racial tragedy. Revoyr’s novel is honest in detailing southern California’s brutal history, and honorable in showing how families survived with love and tenacity and dignity.”—Susan Straight, … more

Nina Revoyr
Akashic Books , English
Best of the Best Lesbian Erotica -

Best of the Best Lesbian Erotica

The Best of Best Lesbian Erotica offers the steamiest collection in the series to date, collecting the hottest, and most thought-provoking lesbian sex writing available. Contributors include Dorothy Allison, Heather Lewis, Pat Califia, and … more

Best of the Best Lesbian Erotica
Cleis Press , English

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