Celebrate Pride Month
Celebrate Pride Month with some of our LGBTQI+ books!
- History is All You Left Me, by Adam Silvera
From our librarians: History is All You Left Me is the sweet and heartbreaking story of Griffin, who is mourning the loss of his best friend and first love Theo in a drowning accident. Traveling through Griffin’s memories of his time with Theo, and the present, in which he tries both to remember and move on, this book captures the nuances of love, life and loss.
- When the Moon Was Ours, by Anna-Marie McLemore
From our librarians: When the Moon Was Ours is the story of two friends: Mel, who can grow roses out of her wrists, and Sam, a transgender boy known for the beautiful moons he paints and hangs from trees. But when a group of witches seek Mel’s roses, they must fight for their friendship and every secret they have tried to protect.
- Six of Crows, by Leigh Bardugo
From our librarians: Six of Crows follows the daring heist by six outlaws who must travel to a closely-guarded city to rescue a scientist whose new drug could be used in war to disastrous effect on the surrounding countries. This high-fantasy book features two LGBTQI+ main characters.
- We Have Always Been Here, by Samra Habib
From our librarians: We Have Always Been Here is a memoir of the life of a queer Muslim girl growing up in Pakistan and Canada. Habib’s memoir explores faith, art, love and her sexuality as she tries to live fearlessly as herself.
Find more LGBTQI+ books by searching the term “LGBTQI+” on our website!