King's Books: The reading heart of Tacoma

King's Books: The reading heart of Tacoma

Nestled on a quiet street in Tacoma sits a reader's paradise. As soon as one walks into King's Books, a sense of calm takes over. The quaint shop evokes home, from the friendly scent of worn pages to the quiet mews of the resident cat, Herbert.

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Book review: Queer horror-fantasy fables confront human traumas with hope

Book review: Queer horror-fantasy fables confront human traumas with hope

MOSS COVERED CLAWS JONAH BARRETT © 2021 Blue Cactus Press $19.00 123 pages

Music of Bees a pleasant buzz with no sting

Music of Bees a pleasant buzz with no sting

An Oregon spring always put Alice Holtzman in a good mood.

Audiobook review: The Effluent Engine: Espionage, Lesbian romance, and the Haitian Revolution

Audiobook review: The Effluent Engine: Espionage, Lesbian romance, and the Haitian Revolution

In 1791 the only successful slave rebellion in history began in the wealthy and flourishing French colony of Saint Domingue, located on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. More than half a million African slaves revolted and by1804 had gained their freedo

Book Review: First, Become Ashes

Book Review: First, Become Ashes

FIRST, BECOME ASHES K.M. SPARZA Tordotcom $27.99 299 pages

Queer Love in Color: Honest representation

Queer Love in Color: Honest representation

QUEER LOVE IN COLOR Ten Speed Press / Penguin Random House $28.00 Available for Pre-order May 4 224 pages

Book review: From Archie to Zack

Book review: From Archie to Zack

FROM ARCHIE TO ZACK VINCENT X. KIRSCH Abrams Books for Young Readers $17.99 / $22.99 Canada 40 pages

Gay Bar: Why We Went Out

Gay Bar: Why We Went Out

JEREMY ATHERTON LIN GAY BAR: WHY WE WENT OUT Little, Brown and Company $28.00 / $36.00 Canada 320 pages

Doomed and Famous: Selected Obituaries

Doomed and Famous: Selected Obituaries

ADRIAN DANNATT WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY HUGO GUINNESS DOOMED AND FAMOUS: SELECTED OBITUARIES Sequence Press, distributed by MIT Press $29.95 / $39.95 Canada 320 pages

Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York

Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York

ELON GREEN LAST CALL: A TRUE STORY OF LOVE, LUST, AND MURDER IN QUEER NEW YORK Celadon Books $27.00/$36.50 Canada 257 pages There's time for one last round. One for the road, as they say. A tip for the barkeep, a final toast before you go, one more clin

Let's Get Back to the Party a long slog that pays off

Let's Get Back to the Party a long slog that pays off

Let's Get Back to the Party: A Novel by Zak Salih Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill $25.95, 288 pages

Matthew Todd's Pride

Matthew Todd's Pride

PRIDE: THE STORY OF THE LGBTQ EQUALITY MOVEMENT BY MATTHEW TODD WELDON OWEN

MARK MY WORDS: Stonewall is not my legacy

MARK MY WORDS: Stonewall is not my legacy

Well, I just had a birthday last week, and I'm way past that quarter-of-a-century mark and proud of the 69 years I've lived. But no matter what birthday you're celebrating, don't worry about the number, and as Monroe said in a way, think about what you've