Reading With Pride!

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As many of you may know, June is pride month. It’s a time to both celebrate who you are and to promote love and respect throughout the community. This ties in well with this year's Summer Reading theme: “All Together Now.” So let’s take some time to read with pride! Check out the post below for some lists and recommendations on what to read during this time. Don’t see anything you like? Check out the library’s catalog to find something new and exciting to read!

Popular Reads from 2022:   Titles From 2022 With the Most Checkouts:

Gods of Want by K-Ming Chang
A Minor Chorus by Billy-Ray Belcourt
My Government Means to Kill Me: A Novel by Rasheed Newson
You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi
The Boy With a Bird in His Chest by Emme Lund



Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson (19 checkouts)
A Strange and Stubborn Endurance by Foz Meadows (10 checkouts)
The Work Wife by Alison B. Hart (9 checkouts)
The Boy With a Bird in His Chest by Emme Lund (9 checkouts)
Season of Love by Helena Greer (8 checkouts)


CGPL’s Popular LGBTQ+ Books:
Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman (39 checkouts)
Less by Andrew Sean Greer (34 checkouts)
The Long Way to A Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers (31 checkouts)
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (29 checkouts)
The Color Purple by Alice Walker (24 checkouts, 19 checkouts)
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth (23 checkouts)
The Friends We Keep by Jane Green (23 checkouts, 14 checkouts)
Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh (22 checkouts)
The Guncle by Steven Rowley (19 checkouts)
Under the Whispering Door by T.J. Klune (19 checkouts)
Untamed by Glennon Doyle (19 checkouts)
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir (18 checkouts)
The Very Marrow of Our Bones by Christine Higdon (18 checkouts)

Titles to Look For in 2023:
Black Forest by Laramie Dean 
In the Lives of Puppets by T.J. Klune
Flux by Jinwoo Chong
The Late Americans by Brandon Taylor
The Celebrants by Steven Rowley
Homebodies by Tembe Denton-Hurst
Paige Boy: A Memoir by Elliot Page

Check out the featured items below for some of my own personal favorites!



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