Ron

Ron (he/they) loves queer books, books about disability, and a little bit of everything else. All their online staff picks are either queer or disability focused books (some are both)!

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Sick Kids In Love By Hannah Moskowitz Cover Image
$9.99
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ISBN: 9781682815052
Published: Entangled: Teen - May 4th, 2021

"They don't die in this one"- The official tagline for this book!

Featuring a protagonist with rheumatoid arthritis and a love interest with Gaucher disease, this Jewish teen romance is full of fabulous disability representation and warm, fuzzy, good vibes.


What Doesn't Kill You: A Life with Chronic Illness - Lessons from a Body in Revolt By Tessa Miller Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250751478
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - February 1st, 2022

A great resource for anyone coming to terms with being disabled, or looking to support a disabled friend, partner, colleague or family member. Tessa Miller hits on a wide range of topics relevant to living with a disability with personal stories, research, and interviews, blending facts with helpful tips, encouragement, and the level of care and empathy that comes with lived experience.


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The Reckless Kind By Carly Heath Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781641293808
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Published: Soho Teen - November 1st, 2022

This book was so much fun! Great queer and disability representation with strong themes of found family. If you love to root for an underdog, this book is for you!


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Ana on the Edge By A. J. Sass Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316458627
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

A fantastic debut with an Asian, Jewish, nonbinary main character! As a nonbinary reader who also figureskated at Ana's age, and struggled with many of the issues addressed in this book, I would've LOVED to have a book like this. Perfect for any kid figuring out their own gender, or interested in learning more. Also great for any young figureskaters looking to read a book about their sport!


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A Kind of Spark By Elle McNicoll Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593374283
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Published: Yearling - October 11th, 2022

Awesome own voices autistic representation that thoroughly shuts down ableist misconceptions. Addie is a character you'll love rooting for.


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Magical Boy Volume 1: A Graphic Novel By The Kao, The Kao (Illustrator) Cover Image
By The Kao, The Kao (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781338775525
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Published: Graphix - February 1st, 2022

The prefect read for trans masculine lovers of anime and manga, or anyone looking for a queer story that is equal parts ridiculous and earnest!


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The Sea in Winter By Christine Day Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062872050
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Published: Heartdrum - January 4th, 2022

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Ellen Outside the Lines By A. J. Sass Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780759556270
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 22nd, 2022

This book makes me desperate to visit Barcelona! Great queer and neurodivergent representation, beautifully written, with a wonderful cast of characters you'll wish you could meet for real.


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Song for a Whale By Lynne Kelly Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524770266
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Published: Yearling - December 31st, 2019

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She Who Became the Sun (The Radiant Emperor Duology #1) By Shelley Parker-Chan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250621818
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Published: Tor Books - June 28th, 2022

Mulan, but make it queer, dark, bloody, epic fantasy. One of my favorite reads of the last few years!


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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel (The Carls #1) By Hank Green Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524743468
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Published: Dutton - July 30th, 2019

April is a 23 year old bisexual with a fear of commitment who very much does not have her life together. She is also the voice of reason in Earth's first alien contact.

April and her friend group are witty, insightful, and extremely dysfunctional people doing their best to push for hope and positivity in a rapidly changing world. This book is thought provoking, laugh out loud funny, and even had me on the edge of my seat at times -- especially at the end.


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The FibroManual: A Complete Fibromyalgia Treatment Guide for You and Your Doctor By Ginevra Liptan Cover Image
$18.00
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ISBN: 9781101967201
Published: Ballantine Books - May 3rd, 2016

As someone with fibromyalgia, even years after its release this book remains the best resource I have found for learning about and managing fibro and all that comes with it.