Alternative Lifestyle

Great books featuring non-traditional relationships.

Luna : A Novel
Artist/Author/Cast:
Peters, Julie Anne
Call Number:
YP F Peters
Description:

Reagan's transgender brother Liam is the son his father expects by day but a young woman named Luna by night.

Maurice: A Novel
Artist/Author/Cast:
Forster, E. M.
Call Number:
F Forster
Description:

Written in the early 1900's, this heroic book voices the challenges of the then unmentionable subject of homosexuality.

Middlesex
Artist/Author/Cast:
Eugenides, Jeffrey
Call Number:
F Eugenides
Description:

Cal Stephanides’ story begins generations before his birth, in a small Greek village, when his grandparents succumb to incestuous desires.

Now Is the Hour
Artist/Author/Cast:
Spanbauer, Tom
Call Number:
F Spanbauer
Description:

Sophisticatedly funny, this narrative explains why Rigby John Klusener is standing on the highway hitching a ride to San Francisco.

Parrotfish
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wittlinger, Ellen
Call Number:
F Wittlinger
Description:

To everyone else, Angela is a normal girl, but this transgender high school junior knows that she's really a boy.

Rubyfruit Jungle
Artist/Author/Cast:
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Call Number:
F Brown
Description:

This engaging, down-to-Earth story features Molly Bolt as she matures from a rural tomboy to a sexually liberated young woman.

The Color Purple
Artist/Author/Cast:
Walker, Alice
Call Number:
F Walker
Description:

Growing up during the 1920’s in the American south, Celie overcomes poverty, abuse, and desolation to find love and acceptance.

The Danish Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ebershoff, David
Call Number:
F Ebershoff
Description:

This poignant novel provides an intimate portrayal of Einar Wegener, the first man to medically transform his gender.

The Persian Boy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Renault, Mary
Call Number:
F Renault
Description:

This bold tale traces the last seven years of Alexander's life through the eyes of his courtesan and lover, Bagoas.

The Road
Artist/Author/Cast:
McCarthy, Cormac
Call Number:
F McCarthy
Description:

(Fiction, 2007) This post-apocalyptic novel follows the experiences of a father and son who struggle to survive a world of danger and solitude.

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