What a month of June: the Supreme Court rulings, the Pride celebrations, and the American Library Annual Conference in Chicago! Â As history was being made, was there any time for reading? Sixteen new works have been nominated by at least one of our committee for consideration in this yearâ€™s Over the Rainbow list.
Abbott, Alysia. Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father. W.W. Norton and Company.
Beach-Ferrara, Jasmine. Damn Love. Ig Publishing.
Chin, Alan. The Plain of Bitter Honey. Bold Strokes Books.
Duron, Lori. Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous Gender Creative Son. Broadway Books.
Friedman, Jason K. Fire Year. Sarabande Books.
LoGiudice, Joseph and Michael Carosone, Editors. Our Naked Lives: Essays from Gay Italian-American Men. Bordighera Press.
Mordden, Ethan. The Passionate Attention of Interesting Men. Magus Books.
Nolan, Monica. Maxine Mainwaring, Lesbian Dilettante. Â Kensington Publishing.
Pemberton, Sarah. The Fainting Room. Ig Publishing.
Road, Cristy C. Spit and Passion. The Feminist Press.
Roberts, Ann. Point of Betrayal. Bella Books.
Sloin, Hillary. Art on Fire. Bywater Books.
Somer, Mehmet Murat. The Serenity Murders. Penguin Group.
Tiemeyer, Phil. Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants. University of California Press.
Waldron, John. A Fatherâ€™s Angels. Hurst Brandon Press.
Wrenn, Greg. Centaur. University of Wisconsin Press.