"Fun Home", by Alison Bechdel - A powerful graphic novel-memoir, Fun Home documents Bechdel's childhood experiences and coming-of-age as a woman and lesbian. At its center lies her heartbreaking relationship with her distant and closeted father, in a childhood presented as a "still life with children".

n this groundbreaking, bestselling graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father.

"Long Red Hair", by Meags Fitzgerald - In this graphic memoir, Fitzgerald paints a childhood full of sleepovers, playing dress-up, amateur fortune-telling and renting scary movies. Yet, Fitzgerald suspects that she is unlike her friends. The book navigates a child's struggle with averageness, a preteen's budding bisexuality and a young woman's return after rejection.

"Long Red Hair", by Meags Fitzgerald - In this graphic memoir, Fitzgerald paints a childhood full of sleepovers, playing dress-up, amateur fortune-telling and renting scary movies. Yet, Fitzgerald suspects that she is unlike her friends. The book navigates a child's struggle with averageness, a preteen's budding bisexuality and a young woman's return after rejection.

"Sexuality and the stories of indigenous people", edited by Jessica Hutchings and Clive Aspin - This collection contains personal stories, poetry and discussions that explore aspects of being takatāpui. Takatāpui traditionally means 'an intimate companion of the same sex', and it's become synonymous with Māori who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.

Sexuality and the Stories of Indigenous People edited by Jessican Hutchings and Clive Aspin.

"The last place you look", by Kristen Lepionka - Roxane Weary is a PI whose life has taken a bit of a downward turn since her larger-than-life cop father died in the line of duty. Then she receives a seemingly impossible case: Sarah Cook, missing ever since the night of her parents’ murders, has allegedly been spotted locally. Sarah’s boyfriend Brad is on death row for the murders, but Brad’s sister hires Roxane to find Sarah in a last-ditch attempt to save her brother’s life.

Kristen Lepionka is a graphic designer and creative problem solver in Columbus, Ohio (specifically, Clintonville). Specializing in print, branding, outdoor advertising.

"Insomniac city: New York, Oliver, and me", by Bill Hayes - A celebration of what writer and photographer Bill Hayes calls 'the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected' of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late neurologist Oliver Sacks.

A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls "the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected" of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late Oliver Sacks.

"The watchmaker of Filigree Street" Natasha Pulley - 1883. Thaniel Steepleton returns home to his tiny London apartment to find a gold pocket watch on his pillow. Six months later, the mysterious timepiece saves his life, drawing him away from a blast that destroys Scotland Yard. At last, he goes in search of its maker, Keita Mori, a kind, lonely immigrant from Japan. Although Mori seems harmless, a chain of unexplainable events soon suggests he must be hiding something.

Natasha Pulley uses the May 1884 bombings of Scotland Yard by Irish Separatists to launch her winning historical fantasy, “The Watchmaker of Filigree Street.” Pulley combines an atmospheric vision of

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