Books tagged: Relating To Gay & Lesbian People

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Breaking Boundaries

Edited by Lori Shwydky
Introduction by Robin Stevenson

Breaking Boundaries: LGBTQ2 Writers on Coming Out and Into Canada is an anthology of fiction, personal essay, and poetry by LGBTQ2 writers (Canada-born, immigrated, or refugee). The common thread throughout is that for LGBTQ2 people, Canada is the place to be. Nominated for the ... Read more

Changing the Face of Canadian Literature

Edited by Dane Swan

A g call to action and accountability. – Shelagh Rogers

Needless to say, moments like now, when the hurdles to becoming a respected author are at their lowest. When the only hurdles to being published are the quality of your writing and your patience to deal with certain less ... Read more

Day for Night

By Jean McNeil

 

From the author of Ice Diaries, winner of the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival Grand Prize, praised by the New York Times as “stunningly written,” and a Guardian Best Book of 2018

Set in the throes of Brexit-era London, Day for Night is an unflinching exploration of ... Read more

Fruit

By Brian Francis

 

What do you get when you cross the Virgin Mary with Brooke Shields, add a trash-talking beauty queen wannabe and throw in a couple of talking nipples? One of the most laugh-out-loud books you’ll read all year.

Peter Paddington is 13, overweight, the subject of his classmates’ ... Read more

Glycerine

By Garry Ryan

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With the traumatic events of Foxed behind him, Detective Lane has been promoted to the head of the Calgary Major Crimes Unit, a position that brings new responsibilities, as well as a new partner in the form of headstrong rookie Nigel Li.

Lane and Li's first case, an investigation ... Read more

In Our Own Teen Voice 4

Edited by Lori Shwydky

In Our Own Teen Voice 4 is an anthology of creative fiction and poetry by teens in Vancouver Island, BC, in grades 8-12. With themes ranging from self-identity, family, friends and relationships, belonging, sports, gaming, stress, depression, disability, and loss, to coming-of-age, ... Read more

Moldovan Hotel

By Leah Horlick

Moldovan Hotel explores the intergenerational trauma of the Holocaust in Romania through a queer Jewish voice in the Diaspora.

 

In 2017, Leah Horlick travelled to Romania to revisit the region her Jewish ancestors fled. What she unearthed there is an elaborate web connecting ... Read more

Sea of Cortez

By Garry Ryan

After a series of assassinations rocks Calgary's underworld, Detective Lane is conscripted along with his husband Arthur into working undercover to seek out links in the Mexico - Canada drug connection and stop the violence.

 

As tensions mount back in Canada and outright war ... Read more