Summer is great time to vacation on the beach and curl up with a wonderful read. Our jurors did a lot of that. Thirty-three outstanding GLBTRT works were nominated by at least one member of our committee for consideration in this year’s Over the Rainbow list.
Antoniou, Laura. The Killer Wore Leather. Cleis Press.
Argo, Rhiannon. Girls I’ve Run Away With. Moonshine Press.
Benjamin, Larry. Damaged Angels. Beaten Track Publishing.
Blackadder, Jesse. The Raven’s Heart: A Story of a Quest, a Castle and Mary Queen of Scots. Bywater Books.
Bowes, Richard. Dust Devil on a Quiet Street. Lethe Press.
Brandreth, Gyles. Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol. Touchstone Books.
Brechneff, Christian. The Greek House. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
Chandler, Jessica. Pickle in the Middle Murder. Midnight Ink.
Christensen, Charles “Zan” and Carol Queen, Editors. Anything That Loves: Comics Beyond “Gay” and “Straight. Northwest Press.
Derfner, Joel. Lawfully Wedded Husband: How My Gay Marriage Will Save the American Family. University of Wisconsin Press.
Elias, Rayya. Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower Eastside. Viking Adult.
Fishner, Shiri. Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution. Seal Press.
Glave, Thomas. Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh. Akashic Books.
Hall, Alexis. Glitterland. Riptide Publishing.
Hardy, Janet. Girlfag: A Life Told in Sex and Musicals. Beyond Binary Books.
Hoffman, Joanna. Running for Trap Doors. Sibling Rivalry Press.
Killeen, Andrew. The Khalifah’s Mirror. Dedalus Limited.
Law, Janice. Fires of London. Mysterious Press.
Liss, Sarah. Army of Lovers: A Community History of Will Munro. Coach House Books.
Maroh, Julie. Blue is the Warmest Color (Blue Angel). Arsenal Pulp Press.
McMullin, Dan Taulapapa. Coconut Milk. University of Arizona Press.
Meis, Vincent. Down in Cuba. Fallen Bros. Press.
Noterdaeme, Filip. Autobiography of Daniel J. Isengart. Outpost 19 Books.
Purdy, James. The Complete Short Stories of James Purdy. W.W. Norton.
Shore, John. Unfair: Christians and the LGBT Question. Createspace Independent Publishing Platform.
Stone, Carrie and John G. Culhane. Same Sex Legal Kit for Dummies. John Wiley & Sons.
Tolbert, TC and Tim Trace Peterson. Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetics. Nightboat Press.
van Praag, Menna. The House at the End of Hope Street. Pamela Dorman Books.
Wearing, Alison. Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter: Growing Up with a Gay Dad. Knopf Canada.
Weyer, Hannah. On the Come Up. Nan A. Talese.
Wharton, James. Out in the Army: My Life as a Gay Soldier. Biteback Publishing.
Wheeler, Deborah. Collaborators. Dragon Moon Press.
Worsley, Kate. She Rises: A Novel. Bloomsbury USA.