- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
In Jupiter's Shadow by Gregory Gerard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hiding from others is easy. Hiding from yourself is trickier. Growing up in Western New York in the late ’70s/early ’80s, Greg is a teenage “detective" searching for self-truth. He confronts Heaven and Hell as he struggles -- within a family full of secrets -- to solve the profound mystery he encounters in the bathtub on the second floor.
Silence Is Multi-Colored In My World by Red Haircrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,400. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Flying With Red Haircrow Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
An imaginative collection of memories and observations written from the perspective of a young man who was orphaned early, who was gay, deaf and Russian. He was simple and complex, light-hearted and serious, whimsical and infinitely strong, and when he loved, he loved with all his heart and soul. Winner in Rainbow Awards 2012 category: best biography/memoir.
You're Lost Little Girl by Jamie Antonia
Price: Free! Words: 80,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Beginning with her erroneous birth, You're Lost Little Girl will take you on a journey of what it is like to have lived a life with gender dysphoria, to be transgendered. Jamie Antonia uses a dark sense of humor and her own personal experiences to give one the idea of what that existence is like.
Holy Hell by Ted Lorenz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by a true story, Holy Hell paints an intimate and gripping portrait of what happens when a good Catholic boy discovers that he is gay. At the age of 15, Tom leaves his family on a journey that takes him to a cloistered religious institution in the Ozark foothills and ends up in the slums of St. Louis. Along the way, he learns that to find himself he must lose sight of God altogether.
Journeys Through Darkness: A Biography by Alina Oswald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Journeys Through Darkness tells the story of AIDS through the story of a long term AIDS survivor--award winning, legally blind photographer, Kurt Weston. Weston’s is a powerful personal story of survival during the AIDS crisis of the '90s and beyond.
Coming Out Könyv by Marcell Kincses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,600. Language: Hungarian. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ez az írás egy meleg ifjúsági lelkész előbújásának története, napjaink Magyarországában. Marcell megosztja tapasztalait, amelyeket szerzett ezen az úton.
Knock, Knock, Can Coleen Come Out? by Coleen Harty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Take a journey with Coleen as she strives to break free from the conformity of her childhood. After following the expectations of family, church and society for years, she finally begins questioning the beliefs that were ingrained in her. The more she questions and begins to trust herself, the more she starts to free her own Soul from its confines.
The Last Invisible Continent: Essays on Adoption and Identity by Michael Allen Potter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
"The Last Invisible Continent is an important book, a superb mixing of the personal and the political." -- The Columbus Free Press
Well of Life by Roderic Anderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Well of Life is Roderic Anderson’s memoir up to age 18. Born into affluence until when he is four, his artist father becomes unemployed and the family have to survive the Great Depression on the little he makes from private commissions. At school Rod becomes interested in left wing politics and at puberty realizes he is gay but is scared to reveal his true feelings.
Tales of a Mossy Heart by Paulo J L Mateus
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
A collection of unique short stories bound together by love. Each story has a different subject such as bullying, alienation, slavery, homosexuality and of course love. And just like life itself, the happy endings are few in number but not in significance. Some of the stories are autobiographical while others draw the reader into a vivid yet concise fantasy where anything is possible.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Cocaine & Champagne - Road To My Recovery by Sherrie Lueder & Dawn Taarud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Sonya grows up in an upper middle class home with an alcoholic father. She acquires a taste for alcohol and drinks her first bottle of champagne when she is just twelve. Despite her dysfunctional family life, Sonya has the necessary tools to lead a productive life and leaves home for college. Living alone and left to her own devices, the choices she makes are not all good.
How to Fail Miserably at Being Queer by Giselle Renarde
Series: Everything I've Done Wrong. Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Okay, let’s be clear about something: there’s no right or wrong way to be queer. But if you’re anything like Giselle, you’ve got insecurities up the wazoo. Even when you’re proud of your sexuality and gender identity, it seems like there’s always a voice out there (or in your head) saying you’re doing queerness wrong. Maybe if we feel united by our insecurities, there’s hope of moving past them.
It's Life Jim... (3rd Edition) by Jim Marjoram
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A lifetime of battling homosexuality, self-hatred, religious obsession, suicidal desperation, shame, loss, finally finding a world of unconditional love and acceptance. A spiritual journey that breaks through tradition and dogma to discover the depth of what it means to live loved. Brutally honest, candid, funny, tragic... A complete unraveling of religious beliefs, cultural norms and taboos.
O Segundo Armário: diário de um jovem soropositivo by Gabriel de Souza Abreu
You set the price! Words: 31,060. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 19, 2015 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV
Acho que hoje morreu algo em mim. Tem morrido a cada dia e sinto que isso é bom. Talvez seja o processo natural deste luto, talvez seja o nascimento de um novo ser, sim, um Alguém. Despeço-me hoje de alguém em mim. Acordo de um sonho chamado esperança. Despeço-me dela, sem olhar para trás. Beijo a esperança. Reagente nem sempre é ruim. Hora de reagir.
Ellen DeGeneres Biography: What Does it Take For a Gay to Succeed in the Entertainment Industry? by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Ellen Degeneres - a true talent the world has ever known. She has been through a lot in life. Ellen's major breakthroughs came from doing stand-up comedies, acting sets, TV show hosting and writing several bestsellers. Ellen was not always like this as she came from a normal family and doing odd jobs in her 20s, but she was able to turn the roadblocks in life into stepping stones for success...
Swinging on the Garden Gate: A Spiritual Memoir by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A woman's coming-of-age journey through the rugged landscape of Wales to the reflective quiet of a retreat center. Along the way she questions and explores the depth of her Methodist faith as she comes to terms with her bisexual identity. Andrew skillfully and seamlessly weaves the threads of spirituality, sexuality and the creative process out of the compelling events of her life.
Sexual Blackmail in New York City Nightclubs A Gay Extortion Ring by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
An extortion ring operating in New York bilked gay men out of large amounts of money for more than a decade. The ruse involved posing an attractive man at a hotel or night club. This decoy usually accompanied men home and had sex with them. While the crook was in the home or apartment he stole something significant. Days later a person impersonating a police showed up and the extortion began.
Age in Good Time by Larry Matthews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,210. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Seven extraordinary men serve as beacons of learning to the modern generation as the reveal their lives and knowledge for the first time.
Secret Diaries Past & Present by Natasha Holme & Helena Whitbread
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Anne Lister (1791–1840) and Natasha Holme (1969–) are two lesbian diarists, two centuries apart, who conceal their sexuality behind an esoteric code of their own devising. Helena Whitbread and Natasha Holme investigate.