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PASSION'S SHADOW.
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PASSION'S SHADOW.

By Conn, Nicole.

New York:: Simon & Schuster,, (1995). Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark). First printing. The author's second romantic novel, one which focuses on Lindsay, a talented, attractive, and driven architect, who finds herself involved with a vulnerable interior designer, Sondra, and, ultimately, Sondra's grown daughter, Samantha. 317 pp.

$17.50

OPENLY STRAIGHT.
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OPENLY STRAIGHT.

By Konigsberg, Bill.

New York:: Scholastic,, (2015). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. 1st trade paperback printing. An award-winning novel about being out and being proud - "Rafe is a normal teenager from Boulder, Colorado. He plays soccer. He's won skiing prizes. He likes to write. And, oh yeah, he's gay. He's been out since 8th grade, and he isn't teased. . . [but] all Rafe really wants is to just be a regular guy. So when he transfers to an all-boys' boarding school in New England, he decides to keep his sexuality a secret - not so much going back in the closet as starting over with a clean slate. But then he sees a classmate breaking down. He meets a teacher who challenges him to write his story" and he learns that what is most important is just being himself. SIGNED on the title page. 320 pp.

$18.50

HONESTLY BEN.
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HONESTLY BEN.

By Konigsberg, Bill.

New York:: Scholastic,, (2017). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. Companion novel to the award-winning "Honestly Straight." "Ben Carver is back to normal. He's working steadily in his classes at the Natick School. He just got elected captain of the baseball team. He's even won a full scholarship to college, if he can keep up his grades. All that foolishness with Rafe Goldberg the past semester is in the past.. . " SIGNED on the title page. 326 pp.

$31.50

STIR-FRY
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STIR-FRY

By Donoghue, Emma

New York:: HarperCollins,, 1994.. Fair condition only in a near fine dust jacket (while not noticeable when the book has the dj on it, both boards have been bent) . First US printing. Irish playwright's first novel, a Lesbian coming of age story.

$16.00

RISK.
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RISK.

By Dykewomon, Elana.

Ann Arbor:: Bywater Books,, (2009). Fine in illustrated wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback original. A novel by this award-winning writer which "spans the years from the mid-eighties to the post-9/11 world. Carol is an idealistic, Berkeley-educated, Jewish lesbian living in Oakland, California. Downwardly mobile, the Berkeley grad makes her living by tutoring high school students." But Carol knows that to change the world, you have to take risks. SIGNED on the title page. 261 pp.

$22.50

THE 57 BUS: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives
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THE 57 BUS: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives

By Slater, Dashka.

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, (2017). Very near fine in glossy wrappers.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) A balanced and sympathetic account of this tragic event - "If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment." SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the dedication page. Winner of the Stonewall Book Award. 303 pp.

$25.00

RADCLYFFE HALL AND THE WELL OF LONELINESS: A Sapphic Chronical.
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RADCLYFFE HALL AND THE WELL OF LONELINESS: A Sapphic Chronical.

By [Hall, Radcylffe] Dickson, Lovat.

New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, (1975). Very near fine in a very gooddust jacket. (price clipped). First edition. An "objective, sometimes critical, always sympathetic biography" of Hall, known for her groundbreaking and controversial novel, The Well of Lonliness, and Lady Una Troubridge. Lovat not only knew these women for many years, he was their literary executor, and he based this book on numerous letters and 19 volumes of Troubridge's journals. Photographs, index, 236 pp.

$19.50

WILDERNESS TREK.
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WILDERNESS TREK.

By Tell, Dorothy.

Tallahassee, FL:: Naiad Press,, (1990). Very good in illustrated wrappers ( minor wear to corners, minor edgewear). First printing, a trade paperback. A story of a group of women on a two week trek in the Ozark Mountains, a trip where they each learn something about themselves and their traveling companions. 178 pp.

$12.50

THE NEW WOMANS BROKEN HEART
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THE NEW WOMANS BROKEN HEART

By Dworkin, Andrea (1946-2005)

San Francisco:: Frog in the Well,, 1986.. Very near fine in printed cream wrappers,. 2nd printing, a slim trade paperback. Originally published in 1980 by this ground-breaking American feminist, this is a collection of 8 short stories. The first story, titled "the simple story of a lesbian girlhood" begins "it began quite possibly with Nancy Drew.." SIGNED on the half title page. 48 pp.

$35.00

SENSING LIGHT FROM DARK: A Novel.
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SENSING LIGHT FROM DARK: A Novel.

By Jacobson, Mark A.

Ulysses Press., (2016). Fine in blue printed wrappers with clear acrylic covers... Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) "San Francisco, 1979 an epidemic begins" Written by a doctor who was just beginning his internship days after the CDC reported a mysterious, fatal form on immundeficiency, and who went on to become a leading Bay Area AIDS physician, this novel "follows the lives of three people from vastly different walks of life, who find themselves thrown together by a shared urgency to find out what is killing so many men in the prime of their lives." 346 pp.

$18.00

THE BOOK OF LIES.
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THE BOOK OF LIES.

By Picano, Felice.

Los Angeles:: Alyson Books, , (2000). Good only (toning to the pages, creasing to the corners of the covers). 1st trade paperback printing. Set in a world of backbiting academic intrigues this is the story of a professor in the field of queer studies who discovers a "lost" manuscript of an unknown writer as he is sorting through a collection of papers. 423 pp.

$13.50

CONDITIONS: EIGHT, Volume III, Number 2. Spring 1982.
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CONDITIONS: EIGHT, Volume III, Number 2. Spring 1982.

By Bulkin, Elly, Jan Claussen and others, editors.

Brooklyn, New York:: Conditions,, 1982.. Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.. First printing. A feminist magazine of writing by women with an emphasis on writing by lesbians - poetry, fiction, essays and reviews. Includes: "Saturday Night Bile" by Marilyn Hacker, "El Paisano Is a Bird of Good Omen" by Gloria Anzaldua, and "The Complexity of Desire: Conversations on Sexuality and Difference" by Barbara T. Kerr and Mirtha N. Quintanales. and other contributions by Hattie Gossett, Cherrie Moraga, Barbara Smith, Paula Gunn Allen and more. Laid in is a separate printing of 'Sisterhood and My Brothers' by Rima Shore, with a note that due to an editorial error this essay was scrambled in the magazine and so they reprinted it in its entirety. Notes on contributors, 185 pp plus ads.

$36.50

LOVE ALONE: Eighteen Elegies for Rog.
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LOVE ALONE: Eighteen Elegies for Rog.

By Monette, Paul.

New York:: St Martin's,, (1988.). Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (light crease to front cover of dj, toning on dj flaps) .. First printing. A cycle of poems written during the five months after the death of his lover from AIDS - full of grief and rage. INSCRIBED on the title page to another poet and dated in the year of publication. Frontispiece. Preface by Monette. xiii, 65 pp.

$50.00

UNDERTOW.
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UNDERTOW.

By Schutzer, Amy.

Corvallis, OR:: Calyx Books,, (2000). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (as new). First printing, a trade paperback original. The author's first book, SIGNED on the title page. Promotional bookmark and a reading group guide laid in. 229 pp.

$24.50

MICHAEL TOLLIVER LIVES.
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MICHAEL TOLLIVER LIVES.

By Maupin, Armistead.

New York:: Harper Collins,, (2007.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A stand-alone novel which revisits the San Francisco world of "Tales of the City." 277 pp.

$40.00

THE EMERGENCE OF GREEN.
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THE EMERGENCE OF GREEN.

By Forrest, Katherine V.

Tallahassee, FL:: Naiad Press,, (1986). Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback original. Set in Los Angeles during the summer of 1984, this is the 4th novel by this Lambda Award winning writer, a frank novel of a married woman discovering her sexuality. 269 pp.

$18.50

HUMAN WARMTH AND OTHER STORIES.
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HUMAN WARMTH AND OTHER STORIES.

By Curson, Daniel.

San Francisco: Grey Fox, (1981). Good only (significant rubbing to the covers). First printing, a trade paperback original. A collection of twelve short stories focusing on gay life. preface x, 129 pp.

$16.50

THE QUESTION SHE PUT TO HERSELF: Stories.
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THE QUESTION SHE PUT TO HERSELF: Stories.

By Brady, Maureen.

Freedom, CA: : Crossing Press,, (1987). Fine (appears unread.). First printing. The author's first collection of short stories (third book), a title in The Crossing Press Feminist Series. Uncommon hardcover binding of burgundy leatherette and glossy pasted on covers. 117

$30.00

FAULTLINE.
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FAULTLINE.

By Ortiz Taylor, Sheila.

Tallahassee, FL:: Naiad Press,, 1982.. Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback original. An "outrageous, zesty, funny Lesbian novel ... the adventures of a Lesbian mother with six children, three hundred rabbits and very relaxed attitude." Cover art by Tee A. Corinne." 126 pp.

$15.00

FORBIDDEN FIRES.
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FORBIDDEN FIRES.

By Anderson, Margaret C (1883-1973).; edited by Mathilda M. Hills

Tallahassee, FL:: The Naiad Press. , 1996.. Near fine.. First printing, a trade paperback. An account of Hill's search for this lost manuscript of an early novel of romantic lesbian love by Anderson, founder (among other things) of the Chicago literary magazine, 'The Little Review.' Edited and with a long biographical introduction and postscript by Dr. Mathilda Hills. Illustrated with 97 photographs from the author's personal collection. Includes bibilogrpahy, 162 pp.

$14.50

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