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Ash

Torn between her emerging love for the King's mysterious huntress and the ethereal draw of the world of the fairies, Ash discovers the strength of her own identity. An imaginative retelling of the familiar Cinderella story.

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Baby Be-Bop

In this prequel to Weetzie Bat, sixteen-year-old Los Angeles teen Dirk MacDonald knows he's gay but isn't ready to tell anyone else, even his beloved grandma Fifi. But after the ghosts of his late father and other relatives visit him in his dreams, he begins to understand the importance of self-acceptance.

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Bitterblue

Eight years after the death of her father, the young Queen Bitterblue finds herself and her kingdom mired in secrets left over from his abusive reign.

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Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories

These interlinking short stories take place in the magical land of Massasoit, a region inhabited by unusual characters who do not fit traditional gender roles.

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Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

Full of sword fights, plot reversals and intrigue, this fantasy novel, based on Chinese astrology and Feng Shui, has an unlikely hero -- Eona, a 16-year-old girl with a disability, masquerading as a 12-year-old boy.

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Every Day

Since birth, 16-year-old "A" has awakened daily in someone else's life, inhabiting a different body, and coping with a succession of variations in gender, race, sexual orientation, geographic location, circumstance, and appearance. It's a lonely existence, since "A" remains disconnected from others, resolving to do nothing to interfere with their lives. But then "A" falls in love with Rhiannon. Can love survive constant change?

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Evil?

Being gay and summoning demons don't provide Stuart with any problem in his small, conservative Canadian town, but everyone gets caught up in an anti-masturbation crusade when Stuart commits the sin of Onan.

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Hero

Thom Creed, the son of superheroes, has to hide the fact that he's gay if he's going to fit into the League, but that's not the only problem he faces ....

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Huntress

Kaede and Taisin journey to the Fairy Queen to save not only their kingdom but also the entire world. Will their mission bring them together forever, or tear them apart?

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Jane and the Dragon

Despite being laughed at, Jane persists in her mission to become a knight. When the prince is kidnapped by a dragon, Jane dons a borrowed suit of armor, goes to his rescue, and the adventure begins ...

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Keeper

Accompanied by her dog and a seagull, ten-year-old Keeper sneaks away late at night in a small rowboat, searching for her mother, a mermaid, who left her many years ago to return to the ocean.

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Love in the Time of Global Warming

In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, Penelope (Pen) has lost everything, and everyone, she's ever cared about. In this Odyssey-esque journey, Pen embarks on a search for her family, finding unexpected adventures and survivors along the way.

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Magic's Pawn

Sixteen-year-old Vanyel doesn't fit in. He'd rather be a musician than follow in his father's footsteps. His refusal to assume his duties leads to exile in Valdemar to train with his Aunt Savil. What follows is a saga of love, loss, and self-discovery.

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No Castles Here

A book of fairy tales, participation in a school chorus, and a gay Big Brother combine to give 11-year-old Augie the confidence he needs to become an activist.

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Pantomime

Fleeing from her life of nobility, marriage and forced gender, Iphigenia joins the Circus of Magic, facing issues of identity that stretch beyond anyone's imagination.

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Sanctuary: A Tale of Life in the Woods

In this posthumously published fable by Paul Monette, the Great Horned Owl declares the relationship between Renarda the Fox and Lapine the Rabbit to be unnatural and banishes them to opposite ends of the enchanted forest sanctuary.

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Sword Masters

Determined to avenge her father's death, Tarius pretends to be male and non-Katabull to study with the Sword Masters but finds more than she bargained for when she falls in love with the headmaster's daughter, Jena, who thinks that Tarius is a man.

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The Dark Wife

This imaginative and empowering retelling of Persephone and Hades offers a lesbian and genderbending slant on the Greek myth.

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The Winter Garden and Other Stories

Venture into fairy tale journeys ranging from the Gothic to the macabre in these nine short stories featuring gay protagonists.

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Welcome to Bordertown: New Stories and Poems of the Borderlands

Bordertown is where the mundane and magical worlds overlap, where elves, runaways, gay kids, and misfits come together, bringing their histories, music, machines, and talents -- as well as their fears and terrors. Come visit -- but be careful. If the borders close, you may stay longer than you planned.

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Witch Eyes

Seventeen-year-old Braden has the gift of sight -- "witch eyes." Fleeing home in order to protect his uncle after a vision predicts his death, Braden arrives in Bell Dam, a town dominated by two mysterious feuding families. How will the secrets Braden unravels affect him and his love interest Trey?

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Zombies vs. Unicorns

Choose your side in the epic battle: Team Zombie or Team Unicorn! Everyday teen issues are taken to wild extremes as zombies invade and unicorns attack in these short stories. Stories featuring queer main characters include "Love Will Tear Us Apart" by Alaya Dawn Johnson, "Inoculata" by Scott Westerfeld, and "Prom Night" by Libba Bray.

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