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How Not to Ask a Boy to Prom, S.J. Goslee

Last Pride read for June of 2020! I will continue to read diverse books including LGBTQ+ characters (and I gotta step up on all the other groups for sure) throughout the year but for Pride month, this is our last one. And it was a cute one to end on! Not like, rock my world, but as long as you know what you’re getting into, How Not to Ask a Boy to Prom is a perfect, quick, poolside read!

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The Snowman, Jo Nesbo

Ladies and gentlemen and everyone who doesn’t fall into either of those categories. What we have here is a classic Scandinavian serial killer story with murder, love, betrayal, twists and turns. It must be all the time in the gloomy snow that makes this bunch of authors so dark. And Nesbo was no exception with The Snowman.

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Only Mostly Devastated, Sophie Gonzales

Ok, even as I was getting ready to wish everyone a happy pride (Happy Pride Month! May it never be limited to 30 days!) I was like oh my gosh. I’m about to post a review of a gay romance written by a woman. I AM PART OF THE PROBLEM. Which I’ve been feeling a lot lately. Am I buying books to support black bookshop owners? Or POC authors? Authors who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community? Sometimes, yes. I am. But not as much as I could be. So you better believe I’ll be doing more moving forward. If my book habits don’t align with my real world habits, what am I doing?

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