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HUMOR

Notes From the Bathroom Line: Humor, Art, and Low-grade Panic from 150 of the Funniest Women in Comedy By Amy Solomon Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062973641
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Published: Harper Design - March 16th, 2021

A collection of never-before-seen humor pieces—essays, satire, short stories, poetry, cartoons, artwork, and more—from more than 150 of the biggest female comedians today, curated by Amy Solomon, a producer of the hit HBO shows Silicon Valley and Barry. 

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Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays By Phoebe Robinson Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593184905
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Published: Tiny Reparations Books - September 28th, 2021

“[A]nother hilarious essay collection from Phoebe Robinson.”
The New York Times Book Review

“Strikes the perfect balance of brutally honest and laugh out loud funny. I didn’t want it to end.”
—Mindy Kaling, New York Times bestselling author of Why Not Me?


Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling: And Other Feminist Fairy Tales By Laura Lane, Ellen Haun Cover Image
$24.00
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ISBN: 9781580059060
Published: Seal Press - March 10th, 2020

This wickedly wise (and wisecracking) parody of classic fairy tales redefines happily ever after for the modern feminist era.


Hola Papi: How to Come Out in a Walmart Parking Lot and Other Life Lessons By John Paul Brammer Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982141493
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 8th, 2021

LGBTQ advice columnist John Paul Brammer writes a “wise and charming” (David Sedaris) memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey from a queer, mixed-race kid in America’s heartland to becoming the “Chicano Carrie Bradshaw” of his generation.

“A master class of tone and tenderness.” —The New York Times Book Review (Editors&rsquo


Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations By Jonny Sun Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062880857
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 20th, 2021

Instant New York Times Bestseller 

“Truly, there's no shame in taking a break from books during the pandemic. But if you're feeling ready to reach out, try starting with Goodbye, Again. Take my word for it — let Jonny Sun into your life.”---Janet W. Lee, NPR


The 2000s Made Me Gay: Essays on Pop Culture By Grace Perry Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250760142
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

From The Onion and Reductress contributor, this collection of essays is a hilarious nostalgic trip through beloved 2000s media, interweaving cultural criticism and personal narrative to examine how a very straight decade forged a very queer woman

A Lambda Literary Award Finalist


Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village By Maureen Johnson, Jay Cooper Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984859624
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 14th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Considering a trip to a quaint English village? You’ll think twice after learning about the countless murderous possibilities lurking behind the bucolic façades, thanks to this illustrated guide from #1 bestselling author Maureen Johnson and illustrator Jay Cooper—perfect for fans of cozy mysteries.


Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's By Tiffany Midge, Geary Hobson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Tiffany Midge, Geary Hobson (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781496224934
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Published: Bison Books - May 1st, 2021

Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s is a powerful and compelling collection of Tiffany Midge’s musings on life, politics, and identity as a Native woman in America. Artfully blending sly humor, social commentary, and meditations on love and loss, Midge weaves short, standalone musings into a memoir that stares down colonialism while chastising hipsters for abusing pumpkin spice.


The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend Is My Girlfriend: Advice on Queer Dating, Love, and Friendship By Maddy Court, Kelsey Wroten (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maddy Court, Kelsey Wroten (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781797201825
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 18th, 2021

This illustrated book of advice on love, dating, and friendship—written by and for queer women and people of marginalized genders-is the new go-to queer relationship handbook.

Fix yourself a cup of non-caffeinated herbal tea and prepare to laugh, cry, reminisce, and feel your feelings as you read through these quintessentially queer dating dilemmas.


Broken (in the best possible way) By Jenny Lawson Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250077035
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 6th, 2021

An Instant New York Times Bestseller

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Furiously Happy and Let’s Pretend This Never Happened comes a deeply relatable book filled with humor and honesty about depression and anxiety.


A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020) By David Sedaris Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316558792
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 5th, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

There’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mas­tered it.
 
If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination.


The Witches Are Coming By Lindy West Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316449861
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Published: Hachette Books - September 21st, 2021

In this wickedly funny cultural critique, the author of the critically acclaimed memoir and Hulu series Shrill exposes misogyny in the #MeToo era.

This is a witch hunt.


Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays By R. Eric Thomas Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525621058
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 7th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today • From the creator of Elle’s “Eric Reads the News,” a heartfelt and hilarious memoir-in-essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding unexpected hope, and experiencing every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way.


The Essential Dykes To Watch Out For By Alison Bechdel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358424178
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Published: Mariner Books - September 1st, 2020

Settle in to this wittily illustrated soap opera (Bechdel calls it “half op-ed column and half endless serialized Victorian novel”) of the lives, loves, and politics of Mo, Lois, Sydney, Sparrow, Ginger, Stuart, Clarice, and the rest of the cast of cult-fav characters. Most of them are lesbians, living in a midsize American city that may or may not be Minneapolis.