Today is officially the start of summer, which is a great moment to add to your TBR (to-be-read) shelf! Enjoy and make use of the freedom of free time to add some diverse titles to your regular reading or reading challenge. Happily, it’s still Pride Month and we have wonderful books with LGBTQ themes in our libraries. Here’s a handful of titles, and you can look for more at a top-notch resource I came across. LGBTQ Reads is a site that has curated and categorized lists and also makes note of books with nonwhite main characters. Happy reading and celebrating!

The Timekeeper by Tara Sim; The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour; Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

Far From You by Tess Sharpe; The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin; Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Queer there and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World by Sarah Prager; Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley; Juliet Takes A Breath by Gabby Rivera

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera; Skim by Mariko Tamaki

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo; Beast by Brie Spangler

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura; Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by  Benjamin Alire SáenzDreadnought by April Daniels

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