Celebrate Rainbow Book Month


June is Rainbow Book Month!

June 2020 is the 50th anniversary of the first Pride March in New York City. NCRL is commemorating this anniversary by joining libraries across the nation in celebrating Rainbow Book Month, a nationwide celebration of the authors and books that reflect the lives and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community.

These books and more are available through NCRL’s Overdrive and Hoopla services. Get started at

Rainbow Reads for Adults

So Lucky by Nicola Griffith

Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Untamed by Glennon Doyle (memoir)

Less by Andrew Sean Greer, Overdrive

The Color Purple by Alice Walker, Overdrive and Hoopla

All My Mother’s Lovers by Ilana Masad

Wow, No Thank You. Essays by Samantha Irby

Boys of Alabama by Genevieve Hudson

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, Overdrive