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Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir (EPUB)


by Kai Cheng Thom

Fall 2016

2019 selected for Our Shared Shelf, Emma Watson’s feminist book club

Winner of Writers’ Trust of Canada Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers (2017)

29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards for Transgender Fiction, Finalist

2020 PFC-Valley of Words Book Award for Writings for Young Adults, Finalist

In Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir, a haunted young girl (who happens to be a kung-fu expert and pathological liar) runs away from an oppressive city where the sky is always grey in search of love and sisterhood—and finds herself in a magical place known only as the Street of Miracles.

Also available from Apple Books, as a PDF, and  in print.

Author: Kai Cheng Thom
Press kit
Price: $12.99 CAD
ISBN: 978-0-9940471-3-7

Cover by Samantha Garritano

    • EPUB
    • 194 pages
    • Designed in Quebec
    • Published November 2016

“The book is high-energy and full of exciting tension from the outset, and the writing keeps you glued to the page.” —Teen Vogue

“[Fierce Femmes] effortlessly changes the rules, cracking open a space of freedom.” —Montreal Review of Books

“A fairy tale, a love story, and a love letter from one trans woman of colour to other trans women and femmes of colour.” —GUTS

“There are so many parts of this book I love I can’t even say them all.” —Bitch Media

“Kai Cheng Thom’s fantastical and carefully constructed writing brings the knife blade and the high heel together in an engaging, fast-paced fictional—or is it?—memoir.” —The Winnipeg Review

“A captivating tale of betrayal, murder, mysticism, legend and compassion.” —Autostraddle