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June 6, 2022


The 100 Most Influential Queer Books of All Time

From Sappho to Audre Lorde to Rivers Solomon, we track the 100 most influential queer books—fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—of all time, including The City and the Pillar by Gore Vidal.


15 of the Best Mystery Romance Books

Murder with a side of smooching. Dig into the blended genres of mystery romance books with this list of the best titles!


The Best Books to Read on Staycation

Got travel plans of an armchair variety? Me too. Settle in for some staycation reading with this list of reads, including You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi.

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