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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Read for Pride

The month of June is LGBT Pride Month and commemorates the Stonewall riots that happened in June 1969. To celebrate we have compiled a short list of LGBTQIA+ newly released books.

Ramona Blue
By Julie Murphy
Ramona Blue follows a young girl living in Eulogy, Mississippi who has had her life turned upside down by Hurricane Katrina. Ramona is certain that she likes girls; however, when her childhood friend, Freddie, returns to town she starts questions her sexual identity. Maybe she likes both girls and boys.

At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces
By Marry Collins and Donald Collins
This is a collaborative memoir between mother and trans son that reflects their thoughts and feelings through the journey of transitioning.

The Lawrence Browne Affair
By Cat Sebastian
Lawrence Browne is the Earl of Radnor and also a proclaimed mad scientist. Georgie Turner is a con man in a dangerous situation. When Lawrence and Georgie cross paths sparks fly. This is a historical mm romance with a great ending. 

Long Black Veil
By Jennifer Finney Boylan
This is a mystery thriller that follows Judith Carrigan as she tries to solve the mystery of her friend’s disappearance and death in the notorious Eastern State Penitentiary. This is a great novel for those looking for trans representation. 

Love Interest
By Cale Dietrich
This is a contemporary young adult novel with an mm romance. A secret society is raising teenage spies to be able to get close to people of great power in order to learn their secrets. Caden and Dylan are on their first assignment but instead of attracting the attention of their target they attract the attention of each other. 

Bitch Planet Volume 2: President Bitch
By Kelly Sue DeConnick, Taki Soma, and Valentine De Landro
Bitch Planet takes place in a dystopia future that punishes noncompliant women by sending them to a prison on another planet. This comic includes a diverse cast of characters including trans and lesbian representation.  

Happy reading.

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