6 LBGTQ Books to Read This Weekend
26 Jun 2015
This Friday, June 26th 2015 will forever mark the day that gay marriage was ruled as a right under the United States Constitution. Celebrate this weekend with these great LGBTQ reads.
More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera– A futuristic novel about memory-relief procedures that not only deals with the complexities of coming out, it also confronts issues of race and class.
Another Day by David Levithan– Leviathan’s novel, Every Day, explores the mantra “Love is love” through A, someone who lives every day in a new body. This companian novel expands on the other side of the relationship, the girl who fell in love and now has to seek out what love really means.
We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen– How does a child come to terms with a newly gay parent? Nielsen engages us with this and many more questions about how family irreversibly changes us.
About a Girl by Sarah McCarry– While you’re waiting for this book to come out, check out the first two books in this series about the brilliant Tally discovering herself, facing the truth, and finding her way back home.
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters – “Enchanting” is the best word to describe Water’s novel set in a London suburb in shambles after the first World War. This bewitching novel is seemingly built into three parts a love story, a crime, and a trial.
Mislaid by Nell Zink– Zink uses a dysfunctional relationship to showcase issues of race, sexuality and desire, all leading up to an explosive ending where the couple’s troubled past comes to light.
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