Pride Month and Beyond!
Pride Month might be winding down, but the recommendations sure aren't. Check out this latest round of excellent reads featuring LGBTQ+ authors, characters, and stories, and don't miss out on our previous recommendations!
25-year-old Vera Kelly is a CIA agent embedded in Argentina in 1966 during the Cold War. Posing as a Canadian student, her mission is to infiltrate a group of suspected KGB agents. But when the borders close sooner than expected and her handler goes dark, she must go into hiding and hope that no one has figured out who she really is.
After months of searching, Will Sedgwick finds his oldest friend Sir Martin Easterbrook suffering from consumption in the drafty attic of his former estate. Determined to nurse him back to health, Will kindly kidnaps Martin to a cottage in the country, and as winter turns to spring, the two begin building a life together. Check this one out on libro.fm.
Two lonely women meet and begin a passionate romance, embracing their newly found freedom on the open road. But everything changes when Carol is forced to choose between her old life and her new one. Typically known for her thrillers, this is a side of Patricia Highsmith’s writing that you may not be familiar with.
This is a lovely, sad little book. Experimental and philosophical, Lindsey Drager tells stories of life on earth spanning from the 14th to the 24th century, each piece framed around the appearance of Halley’s Comet every 75 years and linked together by an alternate version of “Hansel and Gretel.”