Pride Reads

Some of my favorite pride reads, recommended by mood.

CLICK ON THE TITLE TO JUMP TO ITS SYNOPSIS:

  • For the book you’ll want to read again as soon as you’ve finished it: The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
  • For the one to send chills down your spine: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
  • For a coming of age story that will make your heart ache: Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
  • For the beautiful story in the untraditional format: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
  • For the one to whisk you away on an adventure: Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  • For the stunning YA novel about grief, anxiety, sexuality, and so much more: We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
  • For the classic that helped blaze the trail for all the others: Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin
  • For the novel that will teach you about places and times you’ve never read about: Disoriental by Négar Djavadi

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NYC by the book: When Katie Met Cassidy

When Katie Met Cassidy is featured on my 2018 Summer Reading Guide (check out the guide here).

THE DETAILS:

Title: When Katie Met Cassidy
Author: Camille Perri
Genre: Rom-com
Pub date: June 19, 2018
Read if you like: You’ve Got Mail, The Assistants, This Love Story Will Self-Destruct.

When Katie Met Cassidy, one of the most fun rom-com reads of the summer, is a New York novel through and through.  Here is a guide to the real NYC spots visited in When Katie Met Cassidy.  Also, have no fear! No spoilers here. Continue reading

George

Synopsis: (as told by the back of the book)

Be who you are.

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. Buy she knows she’s not a boy. She knows she’s a girl.

George thinks she’ll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte’s Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can’t even try out for the part… because she’s a boy. Continue reading