Linda

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Linda

Linda is passionate about messy, authentic queer stories, regional fast food, and the fact that ska never died. They handle recommendation requests, book clubs, and don't mind doing the dishes.

Some of Linda's favorite books are:

  • Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
  • Stargazing by Jen Wang
  • Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
  • Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T. R. Simon
  • Linnea in Monet's Garden by Christina Björk
  • The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus
  • This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki

 


 

Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.Roxane Gay

In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to womens memories and hunger and desire. I couldnt put it down.Karen Russell


Stargazing Cover Image
By Jen Wang, Jen Wang (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250183880
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Published: First Second - September 10th, 2019

Stargazing is a heartwarming middle-grade graphic novel in the spirit of Real Friends and El Deafo, from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Jen Wang.


Felix Ever After Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062820266
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 20th, 2021

A Stonewall Honor Book

From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time.


Zora and Me Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763658144
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Published: Candlewick - December 27th, 2011

Coretta Scott King John Steptoe New Talent Author Award Winner 2011!

Endorsed by the Zora Neale Hurston Trust


Linnea in Monet's Garden Cover Image
By Christina Björk, Lena Anderson (Illustrator), Joan Sandin (Translator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781402277290
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - October 2nd, 2012

25th Anniversary Edition

Linnea has been in Paris. And she has visited the painter Claude Monet's garden She even stood on the same little Japanese bridge that Monet painted so often in his pictures. In Paris, Linnea got to see many of the real paintings.


The Stars and the Blackness Between Them Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780525555490
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Published: Penguin Books - June 23rd, 2020

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus's bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls from very different backgrounds finding love and happiness in a world that seems determined to deny them both.


This One Summer Cover Image
By Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator), Mariko Tamaki
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596437746
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: First Second - May 6th, 2014

A New York Times bestseller
A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
An Eisner Award Winner