Summer Romances

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To kick off summer vacation, try these summer-themed, queer romantic reads. 

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Juliet Takes a Breath

A Puerto Rican-American lesbian comes out to her family to disastrous results the night before flying to Portland to intern with her feminist author icon, a woman she soon discovers has a problem with women of color. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in Los Angeles)

Seventeen, fashion-obsessed, and gay, Abby Ives has always been content playing the sidekick in other people’s lives. Then she falls for her fellow intern, Jordi Perez. Hard. And now she’s competing against the girl she’s kissing to win the coveted paid job at the end of the internship. Can Abby find a way to reconcile her positive yet private sense of self with the image others have of her? You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby.

What If It’s Us

Told in two voices, when Arthur, a summer intern from Georgia, and Ben, a native New Yorker, meet it seems like fate, but after three attempts at dating fail they wonder if the universe is pushing them together or apart. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby.