Brittany recently received her PhD in Sociology and also works in health policy/research in addition to being a bookseller at Charis. She is passionate about queer activism, sex worker rights, and prison abolitionism. A Capricorn Sun, Aries ascendant, and moon in Pisces. She enjoys horror movies, gritty queer novels, and reading poetry to her plants.
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Named one of the Best LGBTQ+ Books of 2023 by Vogue
Named a Best Book of 2023 (So Far) by Cosmopolitan
Named a Best Book of Spring 2023 by Esquire
Named a Most Anticipated LGBTQ+ Book of 2023 by Buzzfeed, Electric Lit, and Them
Named a Most Anticipated Book of Spring & Summer by Bustle
"A love story like no other."—Karl Ove KnausgaardWouldn’t I do anything to reverse my loss, the absence of him?
"Hot as viscera." —The New Republic
A "blistering anti-romance" (Catherine Lacey) about love addiction and what it does to us.
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A woman is haunted by the Mexican folk demon La Llorona in this “utterly terrifying and wholly immersive . . . story about generational trauma, colonization, systemic oppression, and the horror at the heart of motherhood” (Library Journal, starred review).
“Wild…hilarious…so good.” —Cosmopolitan, Best Books of the Year * “A laugh-out-loud bad romance for Gen Xers and an ode to misfits who just want to belong.” —Oprah Daily * “Always interesting…too fun to stop.” —Vanity Fair
“One of the funniest books of the last few years” (
The actress, activist, and once infamous Playboy Playmate reclaims the narrative of her life in a memoir that defies expectation in both content and approach, blending searing prose with snippets of original poetry.
Longlisted for the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize
A debut novel from a rising literary star that brings the modern queer and Indigenous experience into sharp relief.
What is an art of life for what feels like the end of a world? In Raving McKenzie Wark takes readers into the undisclosed locations of New York's thriving underground queer and trans rave scene. Techno, first and always a Black music, invites fresh sonic and temporal possibilities for this era of diminishing futures.
Alison Rumfitt’s Tell Me I’m Worthless is a dark, unflinching haunted house story that confronts both supernatural and real-world horrors through the lens of the modern-day trans experience.
“A triumph of transgressive queer horror.” —Publishers Weekly, STARRED review
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
A thrilling portrait of political terror and the violent pleasures found in warehouses, bathrooms, and dungeons across New York City, X is a novel that delves into the psyches of characters on the margins
35 BRAND NEW TALES OF TERROR
Four artists are drawn into a web of rivalry and desire at an elite art school and on the streets of New York in this “gripping, provocative, and supremely entertaining” (BuzzFeed) debut
The multi-disciplinary artist and author of Like a Bird and How to Cure a Ghost explores the commodification and appropriation of wellness through the lens of social justice, providing resources to help anyone participate in self-care, regardless of race, identity, socioeconomic status or able-bodiedness.
Through the lens of horror--from Halloween to Hereditary--queer and trans writers consider the films that deepened, amplified, and illuminated their own experiences.Horror movies hold a complicated space in the hearts of the queer community: historically misogynist, and often homo- and transphobic, the genre has also been inadvertently feminist and open to subversive readings.
In this blazingly smart and voracious debut novel, an artist turned stay-at-home mom becomes convinced she's turning into a dog. • "A must-read for anyone who can’t get enough of the ever-blurring line between the psychological and supernatural that Yellowjackets exemplifies." —Vulture
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McKenzie Wark invents a new genre for another gender: not a memoir but an auto-ethnography of the opacity of the self.
Another genre for another gender.
“The queer memoir you’ve been waiting for”—Carmen Maria Machado
Grace Lavery is a reformed druggie, an unreformed omnisexual chaos Muppet, and 100 percent, all-natural, synthetic female hormone monster.
Winner of the 2022 Lambda Literary Award in Gay Fiction. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. Longlisted for the 2022 Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award and the 2021 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. One of Buzzfeed's Best LGBTQ+ Books of 2021, NBC's 10 Most Notable LGBTQ Books of 2021, and Pink News' Best LGBTQ Books of 2021.