7 LGBTQ+ Books To Read This Pride Month

Best get reading!

Happy Pride Month!

We have plenty to celebrate this time of year, as Ireland marks 50 years of Pride this year. You can read all the events happening in Dublin here.

But you can stay in and celebrate Pride just as well.

Here are seven LGBTQIA+ books to read this Pride Month…

You Exist Too Much – Zaina Arafat

This novel follows a 12-year-old Palestinian-American girl who is devastated when her mother responds to her expression of same-sex attraction with vitriol.

Mrs. Everything – Jennifer Weiner

Jo and Bethie Kaufman are two sisters growing up in a seemingly quintessential 1950s household. But Jo has a secret that could shake everything.

Milk Fed – Melissa Broder

This novel follows a lapsed Jewish woman who is calorie-restricting herself due to her religion and the woman she meets who is desperate to feed her.

Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

Irish author Naoise looks at a young ex-pat who finds herself torn between the love of a rich banker, Julian, and an equally high-powered lawyer, Edith.

Faebound – Saara El-Arifi

Fantasy lovers will be obsessed with this beautiful story of war, love and betrayal. When a fatal mistake leads to warrior Yeeran’s exile from the Elven lands, she and her healer sister are both forced into the terrifying wilderness beyond their borders.

Nevada – Imogen Binnie

This book follows Maria Griffiths, a trans woman, who goes through a bad breakup with her girlfriend, Maria. After the split she drives cross country and finds herself in the small town of Star City, Nevada.

Here for the Wrong Reasons – Annabel Paulsen and Lydia Wang

Love reality shows? Well, this book is for you. Two women go on a Bachelor-esque dating show to find love and very unexpectedly find each other.