Hidden Pictures by Jason Rekulak

Hidden Pictures by Jason Rekulak

Fresh out of rehab, Mallory Quinn takes a job in the affluent suburb of Spring Brook, New Jersey as a babysitter for Ted and Caroline Maxwell. She is to look after their five-year-old son, Teddy. Mallory immediately loves this new job. She lives in the Maxwell’s pool house, goes out for nightly runs, and has the stability she craves. And she sincerely bonds with Teddy, a sweet, shy boy who is never without his sketchbook and pencil. His drawings are the usual fare: trees, rabbits, balloons. But one day, he draws something different: a man in a forest, dragging a woman’s lifeless body. As the days pass… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Transmisia
  • Substance addiction recovery
  • Kidnapping of a child
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Act Cool by Tobly McSmith

Act Cool by Tobly McSmith

Aspiring actor August Greene just landed a coveted spot at the prestigious School of Performing Arts in New York. There’s only one problem: His conservative parents won’t accept that he’s transgender. And to stay with his aunt in the city, August must promise them he won’t transition. August is convinced he can play the part his parents want while acting cool and confident in the company of his talented new friends. But who is August when the lights go down? And where will he turn when the roles start hitting a little too close to home?

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Homomisia
  • Transmisia
  • Deadnaming
  • Misgendering
  • Coming out themes
  • Threats of conversion therapy
  • Cheating mentioned
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Recreational drug use
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Snowsisters by Tom Wilinsky and Jen Sternick

Snowsisters by Tom Wilinsky & Jen Sternick

High school students—Soph, who attends private school in Manhattan, and Tess, a public school student who lives on a dairy farm in New Hampshire—are thrown together as roommates at a week-long writing conference. As they get to know each other and the other young women, both Soph and Tess discover unexpected truths and about friendship, their craft, and how to hold fast to their convictions while opening their hearts to love.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Homomisia
  • Transmisia
  • Misgendering
  • Child abuse
  • Bullying

Miss Meteor by Tehlor Kay Mejia and Anna-Marie McLemore

Miss Meteor by Tehlor Kay Mejia & Anna-Marie McLemore

There hasn’t been a winner of the Miss Meteor beauty pageant who looks like Lita Perez or Chicky Quintanilla in all its history. But that’s not the only reason Lita wants to enter the contest, or why her ex-best friend Chicky wants to help her. The road to becoming Miss Meteor isn’t about being perfect; it’s about sharing who you are with the world—and loving the parts of yourself no one else understands. So to pull off the unlikeliest underdog story in pageant history, Lita and Chicky are going to have to forget the past and imagine a future where girls like them are more than enough—they are everything.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism & racial slurs
  • Transmisia
  • Homomisia
  • Alcohol consumption mentioned
  • Physical injury (broken arm)
  • Bullying
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Somebody Told Me by Mia Siegert

Somebody Told Me by Mia Siegert

After an assault, bigender seventeen-year-old Aleks/Alexis is looking for a fresh start―so they voluntarily move in with their uncle, a Catholic priest. In their new bedroom, Aleks/Alexis discovers they can overhear parishioners in the church confessional. Moved by the struggles of these “sinners,” Aleks/Alexis decides to anonymously help them, finding solace in their secret identity: a guardian angel instead of a victim. But then Aleks/Alexis overhears a confession of another priest admitting to sexually abusing a parishioner. As they try to uncover the… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism
  • Ableism
  • Disfigurmisia
  • Slut shaming
  • Homomsia & homomisic slurs
  • Transmisia & internalised transmisia
  • Misgendering
  • Paedophilia & child sexual abuse
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic abuse mentioned
  • Disordered eating & body image
  • Body dysmorphia
  • Cancer mentioned
  • Physical injury
  • Hospital
  • Murder
  • Fire
  • Stalking and invasion of privacy
  • Bullying
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You Must Not Miss by Katrina Leno

You Must Not Miss by Katrina Leno

Magpie Lewis started writing in her yellow notebook the day after her family self-destructed. The day her father ruined her mother’s life. The day Eryn, Magpie’s sister, skipped town and left her to fend for herself. The day of Brandon Phipp’s party. Now Magpie is called a slut in the hallways of her high school, her former best friend won’t speak to her, and she spends her lunch period with a group of misfits who’ve all been as socially exiled as she has. And so, feeling trapped and forgotten, Magpie retreats to her notebook, dreaming up a magical place called Near. Near is perfect–a place… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Bimisia
  • Transmisia
  • Slut shaming
  • Victim blaming
  • Rape & date rape
  • Child neglect
  • Cheating
  • Anxiety & anxiety attacks
  • Suicide
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Alcoholism
  • Alcohol consumption & abuse
  • Drugging
  • Murder
  • Bullying

Real Easy by Marie Rutkoski

Real Easy by Marie Rutkoski

It’s 1999 and Samantha has danced for years at the Lovely Lady strip club. She’s not used to mixing work and friendship―after all, between her jealous boyfriend and his young daughter, she has enough on her plate. But the newest dancer is so clueless that Samantha feels compelled to help her learn the hustle and drama of the club: how to sweet-talk the boss, fit in with the other women, and make good money. One night, when the new girl needs a ride home, Samantha agrees to drive: a simple decision that turns deadly… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism
  • Transmisia
  • Lesbomisia
  • Rape, implied
  • Domestic abuse mentioned

Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som

Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som

The eight delightfully eerie stories in Apsara Engine are a subtle intervention into everyday reality. A woman drowns herself in a past affair, a tourist chases another guest into an unforeseen past, and a nonbinary academic researches postcolonial cartography. Imagining diverse futures and rewriting old mythologies, these comics delve into strange architectures, fetishism, and heartbreak.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Transmisia mentioned
  • Self-harm (bloodletting)
  • Body horror

Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters

Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters

Reese almost had it all: a loving relationship with Amy, an apartment in New York City, a job she didn’t hate. She had scraped together what previous generations of trans women could only dream of: a life of mundane, bourgeois comforts. The only thing missing was a child. But then her girlfriend, Amy, detransitioned and became Ames, and everything fell apart. Now Reese is caught in a self-destructive pattern: avoiding her loneliness by sleeping with married men. Ames isn’t happy either. He thought detransitioning to live as a man would make life easier, but that… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Transmisia
  • Deadnaming
  • Outing
  • Cheating
  • Graphic miscarriage
  • Abortion discussed
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The Devil’s Ride by KA Merikan

The Devil’s Ride by K.A. Merikan

Tooth. Vice President of the Coffin Nails Motorcycle Club. On a neverending quest for vengeance. The last thing he needs is becoming a permanent babysitter for a male hooker. Lucifer. Fallen. Lost. Alone After a childhood filled with neglect and abuse, followed by his mother’s suicide, Lucifer set out into the world alone. There was nothing for him out there other than taking it one day at a time. As the bastard son of the Coffin Nails club president, Lucifer never got much fatherly love. So when the Nails show up at the strip joint Lucifer works in, the last thing he expects is to be put in… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Homomisia
  • Transmisia
  • Coming out
  • Sex work
  • Sexual assault of a child by a teacher
  • Child abuse & neglect recounted
  • Organ harvesting
  • Death of a mother from suicide recounted
  • Murder of a partner recounted
  • Torture
  • Organised crime (motorcycle gang)
  • Blackmail
  • Attempted murder of a kitten mentioned