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Ziggy, Stardust and Me

James Brandon

James Brandon

James Brandon produced and played the central role of Joshua in the international tour of Terrence McNally’s Corpus Christi for a decade, and is codirector of the documentary film based on their journey, Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption. He’s the cofounder of the I AM Love Campaign, an arts-based initiative bridging the faith-based and LGBTQ2+ communities, and serves on the Powwow Steering Committee for Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS) in San Francisco. Brandon is a contributing writer for Huffington Post, Believe Out Loud, and Spirituality and Health Magazine. Ziggy, Stardust and Me is his first novel.

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Cover Reveal: THE EDGE OF BEING by James Brandon

The Edge of Being by James Brandon is a tender and heartfelt queer YA novel about the multiplicities of grief, deeply held family secrets, and finding new love. Isaac Griffin has always felt something was missing from his life. And for good reason: he’s never met his dad. He’d started to believe he’d never belong in this … Continued
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Read an excerpt of Ziggy, Stardust and Me!

Happy #FridayReads! This Friday we’re reading Ziggy, Stardust and Me by James Brandon. In this tender-hearted debut, set against the tumultuous backdrop of life in 1973, when homosexuality is still considered a mental illness, two boys defy all the odds and fall in love. Scroll down to read an excerpt! Saturday, May 19, 1973   It starts … Continued
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#ReadPrideAndBeyond with these books!

This Pride Month, we’re celebrating with books that highlight extraordinary LGBTQ+ stories. Funny, heartbreaking, suspenseful, romantic – there’s a little something for everyone on this list, so scroll down on for some of our favorites and #ReadPrideAndBeyond all year long! Plus, don’t forget to enter our sweeps to win a stack!   Click here to enter our #ReadPrideAndBeyond … Continued
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Here are 13 of the most gorgeous covers we’ve seen so far this year

Shoutout to all the cover designers giving us more excuses to hoard multiple copies of one book. PREPARE YOUR EYEBALLS for 13 of the most stunning covers you will see this year:   1. War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi About the book: The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth … Continued
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Every book hitting shelves in August!

Looking to fit a few more summer reads in before beach season’s over? Check out every book hitting shelves in August!   8/6: Ziggy, Stardust and Me by James Brandon – In this tender-hearted debut, set against the tumultuous backdrop of life in 1973, when homosexuality is still considered a mental illness, two boys defy all … Continued
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