By Paula Offutt
Each time Karen is going to sleep, she does not understand precisely what it is going to be like whilst she awakens. the road among what's actual and what's no longer genuine turns into so blurred that Karen and the opposite ladies can merely belief one another. while fact is ultimately outlined, the six of them study truths that may endlessly switch not only themselves, yet each genetic gay on Earth.
By Mala Kumar
Three generations of Indian and Indian-American girls navigate the tough slums of Chennai to the bustle of recent York urban, suffering via a cathartic generational collision to attempt to return jointly as a family.
By Fletcher DeLancey
In Catalyst, the fourth e-book of the Chronicles of Alsea, the bonds of affection, friendship, and family members are redefined. The intersection of the Alsean and Gaian cultures has profoundly replaced both—and turn into a catalyst for miracles.
By Red Jordan Arobateau
THE damage was once reprinted in universal LIVES/LESBIAN LIVES, Spring of 1984: “The Hermit used to be now not heterosexual to any extent further, she was once a dyke-- yet extra usually as such a lot Hermits, she is asexual. Artimis didn't develop into entangled with humans, but, she knew she wanted them. greatly so. Her soul was once hungry. She belongs to that style of girls hobos who rode boxcars around the united states within the 1930’s melancholy years. Hitchhikers and girls international tourists. other than that she stayed in a single urban and limited her footsteps to Berkeley. There are ladies who stroll and stroll and stroll for days alongside oceans. via towns. no one is aware their names.” Finally-- those who HAVE misplaced THEIR areas, starts with the testimony of a cunning femme: “If I sat down & instructed you the shit I been via, stuff I performed did, it might be one million buck most sensible seller.” Astra in a fur coat crossed her thin legs & flicked a cigarette in an ashtray. humorous, insightful & genuine, those action-packed stories span many ethnicity’s & genders.
Brooke Erickson has survived an assault so brutal it’s left an everlasting scar on her soul. All she desires to do now could be move domestic and end recovering together with her lover, Luce Potter, by means of her facet. An unforeseen occasion places Brooke on the head of the Yakuza kinfolk. Can she command the dignity essential to lead it throughout the crisis?
Luce and Brooke’s worlds are upending. Can each one do what’s essential to live on and go back to a brand new normal?
By Kieran York
Suddenly, Fleur discovers that not anything is as she believed it to be. Ever the scientist, she turns into enthusiastic about getting to know the reality approximately her aunt, and approximately her personal roots.
As she slowly uncovers her mom and dad’ Hippie period lives and her Aunt Golda’s earlier as a Holocaust survivor, their tales turn into her personal. Fleur is thrust right into a crossroads, pressured to make a awful choice. Her unearthed historical past strengthens her because it directs her, and the previous turns into her train to the future.
Peace and love, hatred and soreness, all develop into her fact. As those opposing worlds converge, Fleur needs to notice herself. basically then will she have the capacity to take care of her damaged courting, and together with her future.
By Arleen Paré
Raising youngsters isn't really for the faint of center; all mom and dad recognize the soreness of parting from a baby, no matter if for the briefest second. Leaving now's for moms, fathers, little children. it's for somebody who has ever lived in a family.
By H Dum
"You did as I requested. You lay there on most sensible of me. You did not be aware of what i wanted or sought after. you simply knew i wished you there. You have been full of wish. convinced, I felt simply how rainy you'll develop into simply mendacity there on most sensible of me. but you had the glory for me to allow me be the only to make the circulate. You fell asleep, i used to be furious. How may perhaps you nod off whilst i want you to like me?"
By Fran Heckrotte
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