1. Everything I Need I Get from You: How Fangirls Created the Internet as We Know It by Kaitlyn Tiffany

A look at the history of fandom through the viewpoint of One Direction Stans, Everything I Need I Get From You is both a celebration and critique of online fandom and the people behind it.

2. It Came From the Closet, Edited by Joe Vallese

Queer writers writing about queer horror! Perfect for if you think a lot about Toni Collette in Hereditary or love watching Jennifer’s Body every October.

3. This Woman’s Work: Essays on Music, Edited by Kim Gordon

This collection of essays look at different women in different aspects of entertainment and asks, who were the women who inspired you and what did you do to open the door? Edited by Kim Gorden and filled with amazing contributors such as Juliana Huxtable, Ottessa Moshfegh, Maggie Nelson, and more!

4. Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop by Danyel Smith

Written by the first Black editor of Billboard magazine, Danyel Smith weaves history and celebration to highlight the black women who have contributed so much to music across all genres.

5. Tegan and Sara: Modern Heartthrobs by Melody Lau

A guide to the music and multifaceted career of Canadian artists and songwriters Tegan and Sara.

6. Tori Amos Bootleg Webring by Megan Milks

A look into early internet culture, Tori Amos Bootleg Webring brings you in a journey of queer fandom in 1998 as people trade pirated Tori Amos concert audios.

7. The Queer Games Avant-Garde: How LGBTQ Game Makers Are Reimagining the Medium of Video Games by Bo Ruberg

Interviewing 22 queer video game developers, Bo Ruberg establishes perspectives and futures of queerness in gaming beyond queer representation.

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