Despite an influx of book bans this year, LGBTQ+ book sales are up. If you're looking for last-minute gifts for loved ones or yourself this year, here are 7 nonfiction books from members of the Queerency community.
The Reset Workbook: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Magic by Justin Shiels
Discover your inner magic and design a life you love! Bursting with energy and joy, this guided journal from artist and speaker Justin Shiels will help you refresh and recharge in any areas of life where you may be feeling stuck.
Dry Humping: A Guide to Dating, Relating, and Hooking Up Without the Booze by Tawny Lara
A lighthearted, cheeky, and judgment-free handbook from sober sexpert Tawny Lara on how to have better sex, better dates, and better partnerships—without relying on alcohol!
Saved By the Bellini: & Other 90s-Inspired Cocktails by John deBary
Whether you were born in the ’90s or are longing for them, this themed cocktail book by acclaimed bartender John deBary is the perfect ’90s nostalgia gift for yourself or anyone else.
Money Magic: Practical Wisdom and Empowering Rituals to Heal Your Finances by The Money Witch
This fun-to-read guide to personal finance features a combination of practical advice and mystical rituals designed to help you manifest your money goals.
Self-Care for Black Men: 100 Ways to Heal and Liberate by Jor-El Caraballo
A self-care guidebook full of activities for Black men everywhere pursuing joy, creating connections, confronting racism, and working through intergenerational trauma.
dapperQ Style: Ungendering Fashion by Anita Dolce Vita
From the editor-in-chief of leading queer style magazine dapperQ, a bold, beautiful, and inclusive collection that encourages everyone to be comfortable expressing their own personal style however they choose.
When Crack Was King: A People's History of a Misunderstood Era by Donovan X. Ramsey
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • A “vivid and frank” (NPR) account of the crack cocaine era and a community’s ultimate resilience, told through a cast of characters whose lives illuminate the dramatic rise and fall of the epidemic