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BLACK ART: Modern-day noir with trans man lead (& author)

Black Art by V.T. Davy is a perfectly well-constructed piece of noir, a Jengalike masterpiece of clues that lead to more shocking clues before finally culminating in a payoff and solution that was actually worth the buildup. (I’m often frustrated by … Continue reading

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Short story collection about trans women, by trans author

A Safe Girl to Love is a collection of eleven pieces of writing–fiction, satire, bittersweet humor–centering on the contemporary transfeminine experience. So readers go in knowing what to expect: the fiction is thick on scenes and vignettes rather than plot, … Continue reading

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Billionaire romance: indulge your “what if Steve Jobs was nice” fantasy, w/young trans love interest

A Boy Called Cin by Cecil Wilde is a luscious piece of wish-fulfillment in which a character who is basically the amiable, generous, bisexual nerd-programmer-billionaire (that probably has Steve Jobs as his Mirror Universe Evil Twin) falls for a bratty young … Continue reading

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Nevada: award winning trans fiction by a trans author

“Her whole life is the abusive boyfriend she’s finally leaving, and everyone is rooting for her.” — basically sums up Nevada by Imogene Binnie for me. I love Binnie’s aggressively chatty writing style. She writes like people actually tell stories … Continue reading

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To Summon Nightmares: trans paranormal thriller

To Summon Nightmares by J. K. Pendragon in one sentence: (mostly secular) bi Jewish trans man vs. his new gentile boyfriend’s Scary Past with the Occult. I don’t read a whole lot of horror/paranormal/urban fantasy, so as an outsider there … Continue reading

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Royalties from A Harvest of Ripe Figs to be donated to trans charities until July

In honor of Micah and all the real kids like him, ALL royalties for this novel until March JUNE 30 will be donated to Casa Ruby and Trans Life Line, so signal boosting is appreciated. Micah, the AFAB trans street kid, jamming … Continue reading

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In honor of Micah and real kids like him, royalties for Figs until March 31 will go to Trans Life Line

This is Micah, the trans street boy who may or may not know what happened to Esther’s stolen violin in A Harvest of Ripe Figs. He has no reason to cooperate with the authorities—for now, anyway! (Note for people looking for … Continue reading

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