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Gift Guide: Kira's Cozy Queer Reads

COZY QUEER READS: A Holiday Gift-Giving Guide from Bookseller Kira! 

In these dark and chilly winter months, everyone craves a little comfort: warm blankets, hearty meals, time spent with loved ones. With Kira’s guide, you can give the gift of a night in with a cozy, queer new read to someone you care about!

The Companion By Ee Ottoman Cover Image
ISBN: 9798721528699
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Independently Published - April 9th, 2021

Legends & Lattes: A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes By Travis Baldree Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250886088
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tor Books - November 8th, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller
A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2022
A Library Reads Pick
An Indie Next Pick

A Goodreads Best Fantasy Choice Award Nominee

The much-beloved BookTok sensation, Travis Baldree's novel of high fantasy and low stakes.

Taproot: A Story About A Gardener and A Ghost By Keezy Young Cover Image
ISBN: 9781637150733
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Oni Press - July 5th, 2022

"It's a pleasure to lose yourself in the beautiful artwork, and one of the loveliest queer romances I've ever read." — K. O'Neil, author of The Tea Dragon Society

Blue has been living as a ghost for a year when he meets Hamal, a beautiful and sweet gardener who has the ability to see and communicate with ghosts.

Heartstopper #1: A Graphic Novel By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781338617436
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - May 5th, 2020

Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. A sweet and charming coming-of-age story that explores friendship, love, and coming out. This edition features beautiful two-color artwork.

Now streaming on Netflix!

Shy and softhearted Charlie Spring sits next to rugby player Nick Nelson in class one morning.

A Merry Little Meet Cute: A Novel (A Christmas Notch #1) By Julie Murphy, Sierra Simone Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063222571
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Avon - September 20th, 2022

Cowritten by #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Murphy and USA Today bestselling author Sierra Simone—a steamy plus-size holiday rom-com about an adult film star who is semi-accidentally cast as a lead in a family-friendly Christmas movie, and the former bad-boy pop star she falls in love with.

Kiss Her Once for Me: A Novel By Alison Cochrun Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982191139
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - November 1st, 2022

A Best New Holiday Romance by PopSugar, BuzzFeed, Refinery29, and more!

The author of the “swoon-worthy debut” (Harper’s Bazaar) The Charm Offensive returns with a festive romantic comedy about a woman who fakes an engagement with her landlord…only to fall for his sister.

One year ago, recent Portland