Kenya Davenport finally has a chance to make it big when she joins the reality show competition Cosplay or No Way. There's just one catch: the challenge for the final round is all about iconic pairs, and the judges want the contestants' significant others to participate. Unfortunately, Kenya is as single as can be at the moment. Luckily her best friend, Cameron Lassiter, agrees to be her fake boyfriend for the show. Role-playing a couple in love will force them to explore what they're hiding under the mask of friendship. Can Kenya and Cam fake it until she makes it, or will she be real about her feelings, knowing it could cost her the best friend she's ever had?
An epic story of love, war, and redemption set against the backdrop of the Korean independence movement, following the intertwined fates of a young girl sold to a courtesan school and the penniless son of a hunter.
Exploring the lives of bisexual and gay Puerto Rican men, these fifteen stories show a vulnerable, intimate world of yearning and desire. The stars of these narratives linger between living their truest selves and remaining in the wings, embarking on a journey of self-discovery to satisfy their hunger for companionship and belonging.
While packing up the family home, widow Renu embarks on an emotional affair with the man she almost married while her son slips back into old habits, forcing both of them to choose between the lives they left behind and the ones they’ve since created.
A thrilling volume of both new and previously published short stories and novellas narrated by those who knew the Great Detective. Beloved adventuress Irene Adler teams up with her former adversary in a near-deadly inquiry into a room full of eerily stopped grandfather clocks. Learn of the case that cemented the lasting friendship between Holmes and Inspector Lestrade, and of the tragic crime which haunted the Yarder into joining the police force. From familiar faces like landlady Mrs. Hudson to minor characters like Lomax the sub-librarian, Observations by Gaslight paints a masterful portrait of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as you have never seen them before..
In this timely, much-needed book, theologian, social psychologist, and activist Christena Cleveland recounts her personal journey to dismantle the cultural “whitemalegod” and uncover the Sacred Black Feminine, introducing a Black Female God who imbues us with hope, healing, and liberating presence.
A personal and educational exploration of raising a nonbinary child. Ollie, an advanced-learning grade-school student, had much to teach everyone in their circle when they declared themselves nonbinary. A public schoolteacher, and his wife, Becca, a therapist, admit that they have enjoyed enough privilege to negotiate the system and access a school designed for gifted students. His recognition that even adults struggle with understanding systemic racism makes him an effective advocate for racial equality.
A revealing, poignant, and hilarious memoir from the cultural icon, gay rights activist, and four-time Tony Award winner. Harvey Fierstein's stellar career has taken him from Broadway to Hollywood and back. He's received accolades and awards for acting-Hairspray, Fiddler, Mrs. Doubtfire, Independence Day-and writing: La Cage Aux Folle, Torch Song Trilogy (for which he also won a Tony for acting) and Kinky Boots. But while he is widely known as one of today's most peerless performers, Harvey has never shared his own story until now.
One dawn, when the Moon hears the laughter of awakening children, she yearns to see them. But the day belongs to the Sun. And he refuses to share the daytime sky. As the Moon eclipses him and lets him see the stars--he also sees his place in the universe! A pourquois tale that explains why the moon can sometimes be seen in the daytime.
From the Great Mortality of the Middle Ages, to the Spanish influenza outbreak of 1918, to the outbreak of COVID-19 today, this eye-opening story is filled with facts, pictures and diagrams about the deadliest diseases then and now.
Sarai uses verse to navigate the strain of family traumas and the systemic pressures of toxic masculinity and housing insecurity in a rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn, questioning the society around her, her Boricua identity, and the life she lives.
A figure skating champion and star of Cirque de Soleil’s on-ice show AXEL shares her struggles with not only queerness but also body image, panic attacks, first crushes and feeling different than everybody around her.
Esta increíble novela gráfica está basada en la experiencia de Omar y su hermano Hasán en el campo de refugiados de la ONU en Dadaab, Kenia, donde vivieron toda su infancia. A pesar de las difíciles condiciones en el campo, Omar descubre la maravillosa oportunidad de ir a la escuela, algo que le da a su vida una visión esperanzadora del futuro.
De ninguna parte es un viaje a los confines de la conciencia de dos hombres que se ven obligados a vivir de acuerdo a unas identidades que no han escogido y de las que es difícil escapar, cuyas vidas se vuelven a cruzar años más tarde en Bruselas bajo el humo de las bombas con las que El Círculo, una organización islamista, siembra el terror en el corazón de Europa. Una historia que hunde sus raíces en la naturaleza humana y sus claroscuros. Una vibrante novela de Julia Navarro que nos invita a reflexionar sobre cada una de nuestras certezas.
Por primera vez, toda la historia real, fascinante e inspiradora del viaje de Danny Trejo desde el crimen, la prisión, la adicción y la pérdida a la fama inesperada como el malo favorito de Hollywood con un corazón de oro.
A doctor doing her residency, Preeti Patel, discovers too late that her new roommate is her ex-boyfriend, Daniel, who is still super-hot and an amazing cook but was driven away by her traditional and strict family.
This first full and authoritative biography of the musical legend follows him from the deep poverty he was born into in Jim Crow Mississippi to his incessant performances and emergence as the King of the Blues.
After listening to her aunties tell her stories from their pasts, a young girl contemplates all the tales she can create using her imagination and realizes the possibilities for her future are endless.
Ordered by the king to spin straw into gold or be killed for telling falsehoods, Serilda, known for her fantastical tales, unwittingly summons a mysterious boy to help her—for a price, in this haunting retelling of Rumpelstiltskin.
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