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Download E-books The Warrior's Path (When Women Were Warriors, Book 1) PDF

By Catherine M. Wilson

Winner, 2010 EPIC e-book Award for fiction within the Mainstream category.

"The powerful, supple prose on reveal in all 3 novels, the intelligence of the plotting, and the skillfully assorted pacing make this a standout trilogy--highly recommended."
--from a overview through the historic Novel Society

"Breathtakingly stunning writing … a multi-layered story of such intensity, breadth and perception that it was once pretty much a religious experience…"
--from a overview via T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com

"…reminds me of Le Guin, of Cecelia Holland, and anything of Rosemary Sutcliff… It made me believe as I did whilst i used to be a baby examining authors like those… once more i used to be in a paranormal place…"
--from a evaluate through Charles Ferguson on Amazon.com

"…there’s no ring of strength or gleaming sword of specialness; the magic, just like the tone of the publication, is quiet. It feels real."
--from a weblog assessment on livejournal

whilst she was once a baby, the writer of while girls have been Warriors fortunately pointed out with all of the male heroes she examine in tales that all started, "Once upon a time, a tender guy went out to hunt his fortune." yet she could were extremely joyful to find even one tale like that with a feminine protagonist. considering she by no means did locate the tale she used to be trying to find all these years in the past, she determined to jot down it.

In ebook I of the trilogy, Tamras arrives in Merin’s condominium to start her apprenticeship as a warrior, yet her small stature explanations many, together with Tamras herself, to doubt that she is going to ever develop into a reliable swordswoman. To make concerns worse, the girl Merin assigns her the placement of significant other, little greater than a private servant, to a girl who got here to Merin’s condo, possible out of nowhere, the former iciness, and this stranger wishes not anything to do with Tamras.

"…Both women and men of all persuasions appear to love those books... Very infrequent. Bravo, Bravo, Bravo!"
--from a evaluation by means of T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com

"Think Beowulf--only understandable and with girls."
--from a evaluation at the web publication, The Rainbow Reader, through Baxter Clare Trautman, writer of The River Within

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Download E-books Inheritance PDF

By Malinda Lo

Reese and David should not general teens-not in view that they have been tailored with alien DNA by means of the Imria, an extraterrestrial race that has been secretly traveling Earth for many years. Now everyone seems to be attempting to get to them: the govt., the Imria, and a mysterious company that will do whatever for the higher hand opposed to the aliens.

Beyond the net of conspiracies, Reese cannot reconcile her love for David together with her emotions for her ex-girlfriend, Amber, an Imrian. yet Reese's selection among worlds will play a severe function in picking out the way forward for humanity, the Imria's position in it, and the inheritance she and David will deliver to the universe.

In this gripping sequel to Adaptation, Malinda Lo brings a considerate exploration of youth, sexuality, and "the different" to a science-fiction mystery that's most unlikely to place down.

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Download E-books Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son: A Memoir of Growing Up, Coming Out, and Changing America's Schools PDF

By Kevin Jennings

Lengthy earlier than Kevin Jennings begun advocating to finish anti-LGBT bias in faculties, he used to be a sufferer of it. In Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son, Jennings strains the roots of his activism to his undemanding college days within the conservative South, the place "faggot" grew to become extra commonly used to him than his personal identify. Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son is that infrequent memoir that's either a riveting own tale and an within account of a severe bankruptcy in our fresh background. growing secure faculties for all formative years is now a significant a part of the innovative time table in American education—and Kevin Jennings is on the vanguard of that struggle. Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son earned an A- in Entertainment Weekly, used to be featured in Salon and The Advocate, and was once referred to as "a nice learn" by means of People.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download E-books Man About Town PDF

By Mark Merlis

Joel Lingeman has been set adrift. until eventually lately, lifestyles was once 'relative contentedness'; operating for Congress, frequenting the Hill membership a bit too usually, cooking dinner for 2 each evening and regimen intercourse on Sundays. Now Sam, his lover of fifteen years, has left him for a gorgeous twenty-three 12 months previous and he can't ranking a trick within the sleaziest pick-up joint on the town. Joel's revulsion for the politics round him has dissipated into light entertainment on the 'social Darwinists' able to grab the final cents from the fingers of the previous and unwell. And he's more and more obsessed through the various lives he may have led. whilst a teenage myth reasserts itself, the blond haired demi-god his eye as soon as fell upon modelling swimsuits at the back of an outdated journal, Joel is triumph over by way of a pervasive experience of loss and embarks on a quest to seek down 'the Santa Fe boy'. Astutely saw and resonant with darkish, sardonic undertones, guy approximately city is an unforgettable novel approximately wasting your approach, your vanity and your safeguard.

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Download E-books The Vamp in the Silver Mask (Vamp Camp Book 3) PDF

Vamp Camp ebook Three

Mårten Larsson and his husbands—plural—are at it back, saving the area from exsanguination one twisted vampire undesirable man at a time. because the Obscurati sniper workforce often called the Unseen loss of life, Mårten and Oberon go back and forth the area exterminating the undead, leaving Lonny to be the brains in their vampire empire again domestic in Bavaria.

But the renovations Lonny has slated for Lechmont Manor get wear the again burner whilst a few significant demolition reveals a stone coffin and a decades-old plot to shine off the pope. unexpectedly the Obscurati are those being hunted through participants of a strong supernatural association that are not afraid to stroll within the sunlight. To make issues worse, the mounting rigidity is riding a wedge among Mårten and his husbands. If Mårten desires to retailer their unlives—and their marriage—he must resolve the secret of the vamp within the silver masks earlier than the Illuminati end up the lighting fixtures.

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Download E-books The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding Photography PDF

By Kathryn Hamm, Thea Dodds

The first advisor to posing and sensitively taking pictures same-sex on their special occasion, The New paintings of taking pictures Love equips semi-pro marriage ceremony photographers to go into the fascinating new LGBT marriage ceremony images market.

These are intriguing occasions for marriage equalitybut taking pictures memorable LGBTQ snap shots calls for a unique method of posing, which earlier has been approximately completely orientated towards pairing a taller guy in black with a smaller lady in white. What works for Jack and Jill won’t unavoidably paintings for Jack and Michael, not to mention Jill and Louise. The New paintings of taking pictures Love shatters the “old criteria” of marriage ceremony and engagement images by means of exhibiting how beside the point they are often for today’s diversified undefined, then stocks easy-to-implement poses and strategies that may be utilized to any couple (and marriage ceremony party), regardless of their orientations, to create lasting memories.

      that includes a suite of greater than one hundred eighty same-sex pix from forty six photographers, this consultant is proudly the first—and such a lot comprehensive—of its variety. even if you're a marriage ceremony photographer seeking to input this burgeoning industry, or a homosexual or lesbian couple taking a look
for visible proposal, those lovely pictures will either educate and encourage.

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Download E-books The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer (Great Discoveries) PDF

By David Leavitt

A "skillful and literate" (New York instances ebook Review) biography of the persecuted genius who helped create the trendy computer.

to resolve one of many nice mathematical difficulties of his day, Alan Turing proposed an imaginary desktop. Then, trying to holiday a Nazi code in the course of international battle II, he effectively designed and outfitted one, hence making sure the Allied victory. Turing turned a champion of synthetic intelligence, yet his paintings was once minimize brief. As an overtly homosexual guy at a time while homosexuality used to be unlawful in England, he used to be convicted and compelled to endure a humiliating "treatment" which may have resulted in his suicide.

With a novelist's sensitivity, David Leavitt portrays Turing in all his humanity―his eccentricities, his brilliance, his deadly candor―and elegantly explains his paintings and its implications.

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Download E-books A Woman Like That : Lesbian and Bisexual Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories PDF

The act of "coming out" has the facility to remodel each element of a woman's existence: relations, friendships, occupation, sexuality, spirituality. a necessary portion of self-realization, it's the unabashed recognition of one's "outlaw" status in a predominantly heterosexual global.

These debts - occasionally heart-wrenching, usually exhilarating - surround a large breadth of backgrounds and reviews. From institutionalized for her ardour for girls to the mummy who needs to pop out to her younger sons on the chance of wasting them - from the wary educational to the raucous liberated femme - each one girl represented right here tells of forging a distinct course towards the tricky yet emancipating attractiveness of herself. Extending from the Forties to the current day, those intensely own tales in flip replicate a distinct background of the altering social mores that affected each one woman's skill to figure out the form of her personal lifestyles. jointly they shape an ornate tapestry of lesbian and bisexual event within the usa during the last half-century.

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Download E-books Gravity (Young Adult Novels) PDF

By Leanne Lieberman

Ellie Gold is an orthodox Jewish teen dwelling in Toronto within the past due eighties. Ellie has no doubts approximately her strict spiritual upbringing until eventually she falls in love with one other woman at her grandmother's cottage. conscious that homosexuality clashes with Jewish observance, Ellie feels compelled to both regulate her sexuality or depart her neighborhood. in the meantime, Ellie's mom, Chana, turns into confident she has a messianic position to play, and her sister, Neshama, chafes opposed to the limitations of her religion. Ellie is afraid there isn't any strategy to be either homosexual and Jewish, yet her mom and sister supply replacement recommendations of God that aid Ellie discover a position for herself as a queer Jew.

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Download E-books Under This Beautiful Dome: A Senator, A Journalist, and the Politics of Gay Love in America PDF

By Terry Mutchler

“One of the best love tales i've got ever heard performed out here, below this pretty dome. however it was once a mystery. . . . Penny and Terry simply sought after what such a lot of humans want—to exhibit their love via marriage. i feel that at the present time, their dating may have performed out a lot otherwise than it did two decades in the past. simply because instances have replaced, and all of us view issues in a different way. however the legislations has now not stuck up with society.”
—Representative Ann Williams

Under this gorgeous Dome tells the real tale of journalist Terry Mutchler's mystery five-year courting with Penny Severns, an Illinois kingdom Senator who mentored Barack Obama. compelled to have interaction in an complex ruse to maintain their courting a mystery, the 2 ladies continually worry discovery of their conservative city. Denied criminal entry to the altar, they face even larger hardships whilst Penny is clinically determined with melanoma and starts off present process treatment.

Set within the political enviornment, Under this pretty Dome reminds us why the march to legalize same-sex marriage is either own and political. This shiny, appealing tale paints an intimate portrait of a loving dating and the massive influence homosexual marriage laws has on and households in the US today.

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