June is Pride Month!
Uplift the lives and stories of the LGBTQIA+ community every day by offering listens like those in this collection. Audiobooks that promote diversity can help spread compassion, teach understanding, and encourage empathy.
“Rowley’s sensitive and witty exploration of grief and healing soothes with a delectable lightness and cunning charm”—Booklist
An essential and revelatory coming-of-age narrative from a thrilling new voice, Rainbow Milk follows nineteen-year-old Jesse McCarthy as he grapples with his racial and sexual identities against the backdrop of his Jehovah’s Witness upbringing.
“Stunningly forthright and emotionally evocative fiction from an exciting new voice.”—Booklist
“An outstanding company of voices, among them Barbara Rosenblat, Michael Crouch, Rebecca Lowman, Tenaja Jordan, and Graham Halstead, whose commanding, sometimes dramatic, performances elevate the experiences of those whose words they speak.”—Booklist, starred audio review
When a lonely American event planner starts dating the gay Prince of Wales, a royal uproar ensues: is it true love or the ultimate meme? Find out in this hilarious romantic comedy.
“A fizzy, fun, fresh, and fairy tale-like rom-com that will restore readers’ faith in true love”—Booklist
An original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre’s 2018 Broadway revival.
“Theater fans will cherish this thoughtfully produced title that does justice to Kushner’s masterful creation.”—Booklist, starred review
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“This outstanding work is a recommended purchase for any library serving this age group.”—School Library Journal, starred audio review
“Both narrators bring unabashed humor and complexity to their performances as Sophia and Emma overcome their differences and live out their own rom-com.”—AudioFile
“The Prom is irresistibly duhhhhhlicious rainbow cotton candy.”—Booklist, starred audio review
“Free’s clear, forceful but relatable tone enlivens the compelling narrative of Burke’s life and the senseless tragedy of his death.”—Booklist
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