"Blazing . . . casts a spell right from the start." --Dwight Garner, The New York Times
"An extraordinary book." --Lauren Groff, author of Florida
An exceptional debut novel that explores the stifled, unspoken feelings of a music teacher and his former student, and the damage done by their years of silence
“An addictive Rubik’s Cube of vice that keeps turning up new patterns of depravity… a satire of writerly ambition wrapped in a psychological thriller… A Ladder to the Sky is an homage to Patricia Highsmith, Oscar Wilde and Edgar Allan Poe, but its execution is entirely Boyne’s own." -- Ron Charles, Washington Post
It began with his electric touch and a hurricane of frenzied passion that ravaged my body, my mind, my soul...my entire life.
A stunning debut novel set in the late 1990s as an androgynous youth arrives in small-town Minnesota, searching for the mother who abandoned him as a child.
On a clear morning in the summer of 1997, Shane Stephenson arrives in Holm, Minnesota, with only a few changes of clothes, an old Nintendo, and a few dollars to his name.
This hilarious, sometimes harrowing, and ultimately heartening novel is the companion to the critically acclaimed, national bestseller Perfect Agreement"Beautifully and economically written, and very funny." --Linda Wertheimer, NPR
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Devoted maid Mary Ballard’s world is built on secrets, and it’s about to be ripped apart at the seams, in this lush and evocative debut set in 19th century New York, perfect for fans of Sarah Waters’s Fingersmith and Emma Donoghue’s Slammerkin.
By day, Mary Ballard is lady’s maid to Charlotte Walden, wealthy and accomplished belle of New Yo
Abandoned by his werewolf lover, the only thing Reylan wants is to return to his vampire life of blood and beautiful boys. It's a solid plan, until his first meal as a single man tries to kill him.
Much like a fine wine the 'Best Gay Erotica' series just keeps getting better with each passing year--and this year's volume is no exception! With M/M erotic stories about dominant men standing tall and powerful over their submissive, to dashing men with looks to kill for, to the rough-and-tumble type who is just asking for you to get down and dirty.
As a child, Elijah Davis knows something isn't right. Following the death of his father and his own mother giving him up for adoption, Elijah grows up to understand that what isn't right is his gender and so becomes Desir Andersen. As a black, post-operative transgender woman, Desir expects to find happiness-and she does-although interspersed with great sadness.