Dealing with the loss of his person Francesco, amidst the AIDS crisis in NYC - Kevin grieves. The author does an amazing job holding Kevin's long standing grief from page 1 to the end. Heavy, challenging, but oh so important!
As Eleanor navigates a writing opportunity in her home state of North Dakota, the theme of identity and being an outsider enrich the tone of this book. This book feels intimate and personal.
Great intro book for baby bisexuals. From inside jokes to finding space and identity when the bi community is largely not accepted by the LGBTQIA+ community.
If you live for true crime, take a deep dive into the inner workings of a convicted serial killer on death row. This book displays the disillusioned psyche of a serial killer so well.
This book is a gem. Part romance, part history of US/Puerto Rico relations, part mystery/drama - BUY IT!
Side splittingly funny! Georgia discusses how anxiety has shaped her life. Written in short stories that are full of emotions, deep sadness to actually laughing out loud.
Written from a collective experience of Brown girls growing up in "the dredges of Queens." Recounting expectations put on by family to finding happiness.
A collection of essays that cover Matt's favorite songs to battling with depression. Reading feels like a good bear hug.
I love this book because it has a first-person true crime feel in a fiction book. Full of twists, you'll be engaged all the way 'til the end.
This book should be required reading. Local author recounts and dives into her indigenous roots. This takes her on a journey of challenge and discovery.
Written over the course of a year, Ross reflects on what delights him. Everything from taking a tomato seedling on an airplane to the vastness of our world!
Following a family's lineage from their African ancestors through the capture and enslavement. There is a strong theme of identity and the loss of it through the horrors of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.