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Ep. #236 - Read the Rainbow with the Lambda Literary Awards

It's Pride Month! For today's episode, Jill and Adam discuss some of the Lambda Literary Award recent winners along with some other LGBTQ+ related books. They also discuss some of their recent reads.

For more information on the award, visit https://www.lambdaliterary.org

Books Mentioned In this Episode

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

After the Blue Hour by John Rechy

The Gift by Barbara Browning

Hunger by Roxane Gay

How We Get Free, ed. by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

The Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt

George by Alex Gino

The Pants Project by Cat Clark

Camp So-and-So by Mary McCoy

She/He/They/Me by Robyn Ryle

Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness

A Darker Shade of Magic by VE Schwab

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