Kacey Recommends

Staff Pick Badge
The Queer Principles of Kit Webb: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063026216
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Avon - June 8th, 2021

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Red, White & Royal Blue in this historical romance featuring an unhappy lord and a reformed highway-robber-turned-coffee-shop-owner. I flew through the pages on this one!

Content warning: child death


Staff Pick Badge
Flavortown Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780578876344
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harpoon Books - May 4th, 2021

Flavortown is the imaginative, delightful, nostalgia-inducing ode to Guy Fieri and Midwest food joints that you didn't know you needed. It's also a perfect break from novels and non-fiction.


Staff Pick Badge
Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction Cover Image
By Joshua Whitehead (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781551528113
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 20th, 2020

A beautiful and raw collection of speculative fiction stories centering queer and Two-Spirit Indigenous characters. The stories pull you in immediately and if you're a fan of speculative fiction, make sure this is on your TBR!

content warning: violence, confinement


Staff Pick Badge
Mostly Dead Things Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793835
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tin House Books - April 21st, 2020

A funny, dark, drama featuring a family with a lot of emotional baggage coming to grips with regrets, lost love, and their vices. I loved how flashbacks alternate with the current timeline to give you an in depth look at the characters. Bonus - if you like books with quirky settings, this one centers on the family taxidermy business.

content warning: suicide


Staff Pick Badge
Blackfish City: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062684875
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco - October 2nd, 2018

A satisfying, strange, sea-floating dystopian world is at the center of this sci-fi book. The story hits all the right notes - interwoven character perspectives, suspenseful action, and myths come to life. I loved it!

Content warning: terminal illness, mental illness


Staff Pick Badge
Freshwater Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802128997
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - December 18th, 2018

Emezi's debut novel is unforgettable. As a reader, you are taken on a spiritual journey along with the beings that narrate this book, and it's a perfect exploration of the fragments of our inner selves.


The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings #1) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062382818
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 4th, 2018

A pure, light-hearted romp through historical Europe with a scoundrel of a main character that you will simultaneously cheer for and shake your head at.


Staff Pick Badge
Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780735235175
Availability: Backordered - Expected Delays in Delivery
Published: Viking - July 30th, 2019

A beautiful, honest, and moving memoir about showing up for yourself and for your family.


Staff Pick Badge
The Marrow Thieves Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781770864863
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dcb - September 1st, 2017

Dystopian fiction at its absolute best - heartbreaking, emotional, and gut-wrenching. 


Staff Pick Badge
How to Be Remy Cameron Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781945053801
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Duet Books - September 10th, 2019

A touching and thoughtful exploration of identity, labels, and how we navigate them when coming of age. Remy, the main character, is super relatable as he deals with the challenges of high school and figuring out who he truly is.


Staff Pick Badge
Detransition, Baby: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593133378
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: One World - January 12th, 2021

This book holds space for important questions about motherhood, femininity, relationships, and identity. You get up close and personal with each of the main characters - Katrina, Ames, & Reese - as they navigate an unexpected pregnancy and the questions that go with it.

content warnings: transphobia, miscarriage, homophobia, abuse