Expanding our world view is one of the greatest benefits and joys of reading. We like to recommend LGBTQ inclusive books all year round but June is a great time to celebrate and amplify books and authors that have made an impact on the community.

Young Adult – The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes

It’s time to spring clean your bookshelf! Here is how you can sort through your books to get rid of the ones you won’t read again (and will never reread), and have a beautiful shelf to look at every day.

heart of iron

Fantasy – Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston 

An Anastasia-type story set in space with heaps of action, romance and fun fluff. 

Historical Fiction – The Night Watch by Sarah Walters

A fascinating look at queer culture in 1940s London, The Night Watch follows four Londoners navigating bleak times during and after the war.

the night watch

Thriller – Lakewood by Megan Giddings

A provocative and terrifying thriller about class, race and medical experimentation.