Celebrate LGBTQ Pride with Hudson County and HPL!

17 Aug

Hoboken and the rest of Hudson County are celebrating LGBTQ Pride this month. In honor of Hudson County’s Pride Month, the award-winning poet Robert Anthony Gibbons will present a poetry reading from his chapbook Flight, dedicated to his former lover and the year they spent touring favorite U.S. sites. He will also present a staged reading from the Tony Award-winning play “Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes” by Tony Kushner. The performance will be held on Sunday, August 28 at 1:00 pm in the Large Programming Room. Click here to RSVP.

Here is a list of great LGBTQ Fiction titles to check out from HPL and other BCCLS Libraries!

The Torqued Man
by Peter Mann
Two manuscripts emerge in Berlin in 1945 charting the relationship of an Irish spy and a German military intelligence officer and anti Nazi. An intriguing new thriller!

Sweetness of Water
by Nathan Harris
In the waning days of the Civil War, a forbidden romance between two Confederate soldiers unfolds. When their secret is revealed, chaos erupts, including murder.

One Last Stop
by Casey McQuiston
A cynical 23-year old woman develops a subway crush on a beautiful young woman that she sees everyday. A romance where the impossible becomes possible.

Let’s Get Back to the Party
by Zak Salih
A high school art teacher wants to settle down with another man. He reconnects with a childhood friend and hopes this will be his second chance.

Broken People
by Sam Lansky
A neurotic, depressed gay man, new to L.A., meets a shaman who claims to perform “open soul surgery” on emotionally damaged people. What will the results be?

The Heron’s Cry
by Ann Cleeves
A gay detective investigates a murder at the home of a group of artists. He discovers that the murder victim’s male lover may be a suspect. The detective must wade through all the lies.

In a Midnight Wood
by Ellen Hart
A private investigator and her lover are planning a little getaway, but a cold murder case interferes when the remains of a body are discovered. Secrets and lies abound.

Willa & Hesper
by Amy Feltman
A whirlwind romance involving two women and their fractured family histories. This soul-piercing debut explores past & present, queerness, and coming of age in uncertain times.

Book Recommendations from:
Information and Digital Services Librarian
Ethan Galvin

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