Duet Books

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Duet Books, an imprint of the award-winning boutique publisher Interlude Press, is dedicated to publishing quality and respectful Young Adult titles featuring characters from across the LGBTQ spectrum.

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Zenith Dream
Series: Broken Moon. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2018 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
In the Broken Moon series finale, Ren embarks on one final mission: find Asher, free Liam, and escape the Corps’ reach. But a war is brewing, and Ren is drawn into the conflict. With his friends by his side, he must make a choice that will affect the future of his found family and cluster forever.
The Navigator's Touch
Series: The Seafarer's Kiss. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,430. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2018 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
In the companion novel to The Seafarer’s Kiss, shield-maiden Ragna embarks on a dangerous expedition to avenge her family’s death. Inspired by Norse mythology and J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, The Navigator’s Touch is a tale of vengeance, valor, honor, and redemption.
Running with Lions
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,660. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When his estranged childhood best friend Emir Shah joins his team, star goalie Sebastian Hughes must reconnect with the one guy who hates him. But to Sebastian’s surprise, sweaty days on the pitch, wandering the town, and bonding on the weekends sparks more than just friendship between them.
The Weekend Bucket List
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Determined to experience the wild things “normal” teenagers do, high school seniors Cady LaBrie and Cooper Murphy set out to check off items on their bucket list in the 48 hours before graduation. When high school dropout Eli Stanley joins them, they all face new questions about love and friendship.
Snowsisters
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
High school students—Soph, who attends private school in Manhattan, and Tess, a public school student who lives on a farm in New Hampshire—are thrown together as roommates at a writing conference and discover unexpected truths about friendship, their craft, and how to open their hearts to love.
Beulah Land
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Courageous teenager Vi Sinclair fights for survival, social justice, and self-defining truth in the forbidding Missouri Ozarks, where, despite her deep-running roots, it’s still plenty dangerous to be a girl who likes girls.
Not Your Villain
Series: Sidekick Squad, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Being a shapeshifter is awesome. That is, until Bells inadvertently becomes the country’s most wanted villain. He’s discovered a massive government cover-up, and now it’s up to him and his friends to find the Resistance. Sometimes, to do a hero’s job, you need to be a villain.
The Rules and Regulations for Mediating Myths & Magic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
When Bridger Whitt learns his eccentric employer is actually an intermediary between the human world and its myths, he finds himself in the center of chaos: The myth realm is growing unstable, and now he’s responsible for helping his boss keep the real world from ever finding out.
Grrrls on the Side
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1994 and alternative is in—except for high schooler Tabitha Denton; she is uninterested in boys, lonely, and sidelined by former friends. When she picks up a zine at a punk concert, she finds an escape—an ad for a Riot Grrrl meet-up. There, Tabitha discovers herself, love, and how to stand up for what’s right.
The Seafarer's Kiss
Series: The Seafarer's Kiss. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
After rescuing the maiden Ragna, mermaid Ersel realizes the life she wants is above the sea. But when Ersel’s suitor catches them together, she must say goodbye or face brutal justice from the king. Desperate, Ersel makes a deal with Loki and is exiled as a result. To fix her mistakes and be reunited with Ragna, Ersel must outsmart the God of Lies.
Ghosts & Ashes
Series: Broken Moon, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Three months after the events of The Star Host, Ren is living under the watchful eyes of the Phoenix Corps, fearing he’s traded one captor for another. His relationship with Asher fractures, and Ren must return to his home planet if he has any hope of regaining humanity. There, he discovers knowledge that puts everyone’s allegiance to the test.
Hold
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,230. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After Luke Aday loses his sister, his best friends welcome him back to school with open arms, but it isn’t the same. But when he meets charismatic new student, Eddie Sankawulo, something life-changing happens: In a moment of frustration, Luke runs into an empty classroom, hurls his backpack against the wall—and the backpack never lands. Luke Aday has just discovered that he can stop time.
Not Your Sidekick
Series: Sidekick Squad, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Welcome to Andover, where superpowers are common—but not for Jessica Tran. Despite her heroic lineage, Jess is resigned to a life without superpowers when an internship for Andover’s resident super villain allows her to work alongside her longtime crush Abby and helps her unravel a plot larger than heroes and villains altogether.
Set Me Free
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Aaron Ledbetter’s future has been planned out for him since before he was born. Each year, the Ledbetter family vacation on Tybee Island gives Aaron a chance to briefly free himself from his family’s expectations. When he meets Jonas “Lucky” Luckett, a caricature artist in town with the traveling carnival, he must choose between the life that’s been mapped out for him and the chance at true love.
The Star Host
Series: Broken Moon, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Ren grew up listening to his mother tell stories about the Star Hosts—mythical people possessed by the power of the stars. Captured by a nefarious Baron, Ren discovers he may be something out of his mother’s stories. He befriends Asher, a member of the Phoenix Corps. Together, they must master Ren’s growing power, and try to save their friends while navigating the growing attraction between them.
Beautiful Monsters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A campaign volunteer is assigned to assist his high school’s Gay Straight Alliance for the Pride Parade, forcing him to face the students he had previously avoided, and the truth about himself. Beautiful Monsters is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
The Willow Weeps for Us
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Jack, the young son of a grocer, falls for a charming piano teacher at the dawn of World War II. The Willow Weeps for Us is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
The Fire-Eater's Daughter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When a traveling carnival comes back to town, Ruth must choose between caring for her mother and a life with the beautiful and mysterious Constance, the fire eater’s daughter. The Fire-Eater’s Daughter is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
Surface Tension
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Logan just wants a summer where he can be anonymous and fit in without labels, but that all changes when he meets out-and-proud Dave at summer camp. Surface Tension is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
My Best Friend
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
In a letter to his best friend, a young gay man reminisces about their relationship. My Best Friend is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
What the Heart Wants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A young student discovers attraction and desire through her experience drawing figures in her summer art class. What the Heart Wants is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
The Most Handsome
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Carter, a Cape Cod boy who recently came out as transgender, meets and falls in love with a college student visiting for the summer. The Most Handsome is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
Something Like Freedom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A boy finds a safe space from which to imagine a new future after leaving his conservative parents’ home, thanks in part to a new friend. Something Like Freedom is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
On the Shore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A young woman retreats to her parents’ beach house to nurse a broken heart, but instead meets a vivacious girl who helps her find joy again. On the Shore is a short story originally published in Summer Love, an LGBTQ young adult collection published by Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press.
Seven Tears at High Tide
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,220. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Remembering the legend, Kevin Luong lets seven tears fall into the sea, hoping his wish for one summer of love will come true. Instead, he finds himself saving a mysterious boy. What he doesn’t know is Morgan is a selkie, drawn to answer Kevin’s wish. As they grow close, Morgan is caught between the dangers of the human world and the selkie community to which he must return at summer’s end.
Lodestones
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
On the eve of a new school year, several groups of college students cross paths as they seek out a secret end-of-summer lake party—including Robin and Charlie, two inseparable friends who discover of the course of the twenty-four hours that their relationship is something much deeper than simple friendship.
Summer Love
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
Summer Love is a collection of stories about young love—about finding the courage to be who you really are, follow your heart and live an authentic life. With stories about romantic, platonic and family love, Summer Love features gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, pansexual and queer/questioning characters, written by authors who represent a spectrum of experience, identity and backgrounds.
The Rules of Ever After
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,490. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Duet Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
The royal rules have governed the kingdoms of Clarameer for centuries, but princes Phillip and Daniel know that these rules don’t apply to them. In a quest to find their own Happily Ever After, they encounter meddlesome fairies, an ambitious stepmother, disgruntled princesses and vengeful kings as they learn about life, love, friendship and family—and learn to write their own rules of ever after.

Series

Broken Moon
Ren grew up listening to his mother spin magical stories about the Star Hosts, a mythical people possessed by the power of the stars. When Ren is forced into slavery by the despotic ruler of his home planet fief, he is stunned to discover firsthand that his mother’s folklore surrounding the Star Hosts is true; he is one of them. Armed with this knowledge and the aid of a fellow prisoner—an inscrutable member of the revered Phoenix Corps regiment named Asher—Ren learns to control his newly emerging technopathic abilities. While navigating the growing attraction between them, together they must plan their escape in time to alert the Phoenix Corps of the Baron’s intent to conquer the peaceful Drift Alliance before it’s too late.

The Star Host

Price: $6.99 USD.

Ghosts & Ashes

Price: $6.99 USD.

Zenith Dream

Price: $6.99 USD.
The Seafarer's Kiss
Having long wondered what lives beyond the ice shelf, nineteen-year-old mermaid Ersel learns of the life she wants when she rescues and befriends Ragna, a shield-maiden stranded on the merfolk’s fortress. But when Ersel’s childhood friend and suitor catches them together, he gives Ersel a choice: Say goodbye to Ragna or face justice at the hands of the glacier’s brutal king. Determined to forge a different fate, Ersel seeks help from the divine Loki. But such deals are never straightforward, and the outcome sees her exiled from the only home and protection she’s known. To save herself from perishing in the barren, underwater wasteland and be reunited with the human she’s come to love, Ersel must try to outsmart the God of Lies.

The Seafarer's Kiss

Price: $6.99 USD.

The Navigator's Touch

Price: $6.99 USD.
Sidekick Squad
Welcome to Andover, where superpowers are common, but internships are complicated. Just ask high school nobody, Jessica Tran. Despite her heroic lineage, Jess is resigned to a life without superpowers and is merely looking to beef up her college applications when she stumbles upon the perfect (paid!) internship—only it turns out to be for the town’s most heinous supervillain. On the upside, she gets to work with her longtime secret crush, Abby, whom Jess thinks may have a secret of her own. Then there’s the budding attraction to her fellow intern, the mysterious “M,” who never seems to be in the same place as Abby. But what starts as a fun way to spite her superhero parents takes a sudden and dangerous turn when she uncovers a plot larger than heroes and villains altogether.

Not Your Sidekick

Price: $6.99 USD.

Not Your Villain

Price: $6.99 USD.

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