2016 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS*
*Winners for Lesbian Fiction, Gay Fiction, Bisexual Fiction, Transgender Fiction, and Debut Fiction only.
The Lambda Literary Awards ("The Lammys"), started in 1989, recognize the best LGBTQ books published in a given year across dozens of categories. From the very first year they have made the statement that lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer stories are part of the literature of the nation.
Read more about the Lambda Literary Awards and Lambda Literary, which administers them, at this link: https://www.lambdaliterary.org/
“If you’ve ever wondered if love can conquer all, read [this] stunning coming-of-age debut.” — Marie Claire
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice
Named a Best Book of the Year by
NPR * BuzzFeed * Bustle * Shelf Awareness * Publishers Lunch
“[This] love story has hypnoticEmail bookelves or call for priceISBN: 9781551526065Availability: Special OrderPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - November 17th, 2015
Lambda Literary Award winner, Best Gay FictionEmail bookelves or call for priceISBN: 9780399184475Availability: Hard to FindPublished: Blue Rider Press - June 14th, 2016
Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction
“I read The Life and Death of Sophie Stark with my heart in my mouth. Not only a dissection of genius and the havoc it can wreak, but also a thunderously good story.”—Emma Donoghue, New York Times bestselling author of Room$15.00ISBN: 9780956971975Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Team Angelica Publishing - April 27th, 2015
'WINNER 2016 LAMBDA BEST TRANS FICTION LITERARY AWARD' In the 1980s, poet and activist Roz Kaveney wrote a novel, 'Tiny Pieces of Skull', about trans street life and bar life in London and Chicago in the late 1970s.$14.20ISBN: 9780692553312Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hillmont Press - November 12th, 2015
Half Somali and Cuban, 17-year old Carsten Tynes, deals with the intricacies of sexuality, race, Americanism, syncretism, and migration under his dying father's abusive hand in A Love Like Blood. Set in 1998, his family relocates to Beverly Hills, MI to expand their photography business. His father has lung disease and promises to give him the business if he marries his ex-girlfriend.