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2014 (Jan-Jun) - The Diary of Osric Martext by Osric Martext
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2019 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Osric Martext is a mysterious person whose true identify has long been the subject of fruitless scholarly endeavors to discover.
Some Fine Day by Emery C. Walters
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Emery Walters knew he was male at an early age, something that was a no-no in the 1950s. Burying his male identity, he strove to be the best woman possible. But after raising four wonderful children from two debilitating marriages, he found myself alone and nearly penniless. That was when Emery came who he was supposed to be.
Gay A Day by L.A. Fields
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
From pirates, politicians, and pornographers to starlets, serial killers, and saints, Gay a Day showcases a multicultural mosaic of real-life stories. Each day features the biography of a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or intersex person of note: their accomplishments, their loves, their tragedies, and their times.
Farm Boy: A Memoir with Recipes by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Mark Abramson writes about growing up gay in rural America. Stories of farm life through blazing hot summers and icy winters are interspersed with old recipes and tales of Minnesota foods. He explores his love of music and cooking as well as his earliest awakenings of his interest in other farm boys and, yes, he really did raise a pet fox.
We're Queer And We Should Be Here by Darryl Telles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Darryl Telles's sexuality is as important to him as his passion for Tottenham Hotspur, yet like other gay football supporters, he has had to endure decades of abuse from homophobic fans. Homosexuality is still so reviled that there is not a single `out' gay player in the top four tiers of the Football League. This is the story.
Queen Called Bitch: Tales of a Teenage Bitter-Ass Homosexual by Waldell Goode
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017 by NineStar Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
A loud-mouth, black, gay teenager struggles to find himself in rural America.
Minnesota Boy - A Memoir by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This started as a book about college, being different, trying to fit in, and slowly coming out, in more ways than one. It turned into a story about love and longing and finally leaving Minnesota for San Francisco. This isn't the book my mother wanted me to write. She would say she was embarrassed because it was so dirty. I would tell her she wasn't the target audience and we would both laugh.
The PrEP Diaries: A Safe(r) Sex Memoir by Evan J. Peterson
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sexual health
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis has become part of our dialogues with not only personal physicians but friends and lovers. The gay, bisexual, queer and transgender community is exploring Truvada, the daily pill prescribed to HIV-negative people that prevents transmission of the virus, while the straight world catches up. Evan J. Peterson writes about his experiences in a wry & honest manner.
Heaven and Hell in the Philippines: Journal of a Peace Corps Volunteer by Daniel H. Wieczorek
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 232,860. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
The author served as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) in the Philippines from 1985 to 1987 as an agro-forestry specialist. This book is a daily journal describing some of the encounters, experiences, trials and tribulations he went through as he became a part of the culture and daily life of a small farming community in Quirino Province. This book is a transcription of his entire journal.
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 & lesbian
Seven extraordinary men serve as beacons of learning to the modern generation as the reveal their lives and knowledge for the first time.
I Took Both Roads: My Journey as a Bisexual Husband by David R. Matteson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
David Matteson’s memoir is both eye-opening and inspiring. It is a timely, sensitive exploration of a topic through a loving and accepting lens. He first became aware of his sexuality in the early 1950s, and his bisexuality in the ‘60s – dangerous times to be seen as different from the norm.
You Can Run: Gay Travels In South America by Jesse Archer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,970. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
You Can Run: Gay Travels in South America follows the intrepid and fantastic—and totally true—adventures of flamboyant gay men through the gritty rough and tough of South America. Jesse Archer and his American boyfriend Zane spent two years traveling the continent in wild escapades that resulted in this inspirational travel memoir filled with heart, hilarity and a hot pink wig!
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 & lesbian, Nonfiction » Relationships & 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.
Christmas At Leo's - Memoirs Of A Houseboy by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Christmas at Leo’s, the fifth instalment in the 'Memoirs of a Houseboy' series, does exactly what it says on the cover, it tells the tale of Christmas at Leo’s.
Before The Rainbow by Alan Bramwell
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,730. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
an honest story of a youngster growing up gay in a repressed south africa. raunchy in parts, but a well-written and accurately observed life in a country that now exists in name only. the change is a freer society for all, but not a better life for many. the story covers what was then the secret world of gay men and how they coped in a straight world.
Internal Chaos by M. W. Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
After a plea deal and confession to six bank robberies, Miguel Morris' life behind bars becomes a daily tempest marked by insolent penitentiary guards and delusional inmates. But despite the chaos, the former NCAA track champion must adjust to prison because it'll be his home for the next 15 years, unless he is paroled before then. His first year of confinement is like a mental torture chamber.
Cowboys, Armageddon, and The Truth: How a Gay Child Was Saved from Religion by Scott Terry
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,250. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Cowboys, Armageddon, and The Truth: How a Gay Child Was Saved from Religion offers an illuminating glimpse into a child’s sequestered world of abuse, homophobia, and religious extremism. Scott Terry’s memoir is a compelling, poignant and occasionally humorous look into the Jehovah’s Witness faith—a religion that refers to itself as The Truth—and an account of Terry's escape from a troubled youth.
Holy Hell by Ted Lorenz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & 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.
Eye-locks and Other Fearsome Things: Learning to Love as a Bipolar Aspie by Ellen Stockdale Wolfe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,620. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
This is the story of the triumph of love over mental illness and emotional disability, racial barriers and gender taboos, giving encouragement to those who are fighting their own inner battles. It is a story of how therapy and a supportive environment can foster change. Lastly, it is a story of hope that those who seek love can find it against all odds.