For 30 days, virtually every product you can buy comes in a rainbow motif, TV commercials for everything from beverages to cars trumpet their company's support of the LGBTQ community, and we see stories about LGBTQ people splashed across the media. But the community doesn't just emerge once a year. Increased visibility during Pride month shouldn't serve as an annual check-in, but a starting point to expand what your media consumption looks like all year long. These books by gay authors and LGBTQ writers and books with gay characters show us that our literary journeys can be as beautifully diverse as the world we live in. Thriller and crime, romance novels , humor, young adult and middle grade fiction, old stand-by classics, new releases, and of course, literary fiction and memoir are all represented in this list of must-reads. Add them all to your own pile of all the best books or pick up a few as a great gift for the book-lover in your life.
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When it comes to modern romance novels, readers are no longer limited to just tearjerkers, bodice-rippers, and love stories between white, cis-het protagonists. We love to see the growing diversity of this genre, and we revel in the stories that make it more inclusive. It is important to know that the publishing industry still has a lot of work to do. According to an annual independent report from the Los Angeles-based bookstore The Ripped Bodice, for every books published in by leading romance publishers, fewer than nine books were written by people of color. We celebrate the books that allow more readers to see themselves and their own romantic adventures and mishaps in their pages and think that any lover of lit can take pleasure in their stories. Featuring both longtime best-sellers and new reads, these 20 romance novels are definitely worth adding to your personal library.
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