Pride Month may be coming to a close, but we’re still celebrating with some of our favorite pieces of LGBT writing. Enter to win a prize pack of these six books over on our Facebook page!
ADAM by Ariel Schrag. The sweet and subversive debut novel by award-winning memoirist and screenwriter Ariel Schrag. Sometimes a queer girl summer in New York is just what a straight boy needs.
ARE YOU MY MOTHER? by Alison Bechdel. From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time magazine’s No. 1 Book of the Year, a poignant and hilarious graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her gifted mother always wanted to be.
HAPPINESS, LIKE WATER by Chinelo Okparanta. A moving debut story collection centered on Nigerian women, as they build lives out of longing and hope, faith and doubt, the struggle to stay and the mandate to leave, and the burden and strength of love.
FOR TODAY I AM A BOY by Kim Fu. A fiercely assured debut novel about four second generation Chinese sisters, one of whom happens to be a boy.
WE, THE ANIMALS by Justin Torres. A debut novel that is a brilliant exploration of a close, complicated family and the struggle between brotherhood and becoming an individual.
CALLING DR. LAURA by Nicole Georges. In this charming graphic memoir, a psychic reading spurs Portland ‘zinester Nicole Georges to uncover an old secret about her father and the family story she never knew.
- David Keirsey & Marilyn Bates, Please Understand Me