Pack of Her Own

By Elena Abbott

Shifters
Transgender
Vampires

Natalie Donovan jumps at a friend’s offer to stay in the family cabin for a month—she desperately needs the chance to get away from, and get over, her messy breakup. She doesn’t count on the owner of the local diner making her heart pound and her body desperate to be touched.

Wren Carne is a lone wolf. As an Alpha shifter, she has no pack and maintains her territory without causing drama, just the way she likes it. When she checks on the girl staying in a local cabin, she’s not expecting her wolf to identify the human as her One True Mate.

As fallout from their pasts encroaches upon the sleepy town of Terabend, Wren must decide if she wants a pack of her own, while Natalie worries that her secret—she’s transgender—might be too much for Wren.

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Roux for Two

By Aurora Rey

Food
Transgender
Celebrity
Homecoming
Small Town Romances

When her celebrity chef boss is taken down in a sexual harassment scandal, Chelsea Boudreaux’s dream of getting her own cooking show comes true. Her hometown of Duchesne, Louisiana, provides the perfect backdrop for her modern takes on traditional Cajun fare. Vindicating herself to the mother who never believed in her is icing on the cake.

Bryce Cormier never left Duchesne and has no regrets, except that falling in love as a trans guy in a tiny town is easier said than done. When Chelsea comes home after more than a decade away, Bryce thinks he may have found the perfect woman. At least until Chelsea’s burgeoning celebrity spills over and turns his world upside down.

It turns out love is like a good gumbo—what seems simple is complex, and the best results require a bit of courage. And like all the recipes say… First, you make a roux.

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Transitioning Home

By Heather K O'Malley

Military
College Life
Disability
Coming Out
Friends & Community
Transgender
International Setting

Thomas Simmons nearly died when a rocket-propelled grenade threw him ass over teakettle while flanking insurgents in Mosul, ending his military career. Recovery’s rough and gives him all the time in the world to face the question he’s avoided all his life: Why does he feel jealous of women?

The more Thomas searches, the closer he comes to an answer: gender dysphoria.

Seeking therapy as a road through his confusion, Thomas embarks on an unexpected journey as Emily is born. Emily’s route to self-acceptance, love with another woman, and community are only some of the challenges that began the day her world exploded.

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Emerging Selves: An Exploration of Gender Identity

By Mx. Nillin Lore

Exploring the diverse narratives of those questioning, discovering, or well on their transition journeys, Emerging Selves is a vibrant collection of own-voices personal essays from trans, nonbinary, and gender diverse authors. Offering intimate insight into the emerging self from first awakening to wholehearted knowing and everything in between, Emerging Selves examines what it means to live your truth even when who you are and how you live disrupts the social construct of gender.

Whether you’re going through it all too, or just wanting to learn more to better love your loved ones, this collection is for you.

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