#ReadProud Week 2!

Thanks to the outpouring of support for #ReadProud, I'm starting a different blog post for each week to keep things a little bit more organised. You can read about the overall structure of the event here. You can also find out about the prizes there! 

Remember, each week there are two categories. Participating in one category and reading one book per week makes you eligible for the Silver Prize Draw. Participating in both categories and reading two books (or more!) per week makes you eligible for Gold Prize Draw!

For your book to count towards the draw, you have to leave a review on GoodReads and at least one retailer website. If you're not comfortable posting reviews, you can still participate, but unfortunately you won't be eligible for a prize draw. Leave links to your reviews in the comments for the Week!

 

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#ReadProud Week 2!

 

Category A:  LESBIAN SPECULATIVE

What I'll be Reading: 

TREMONTAINE by Ellen Kushner *et all – Serial

THE BETTER TO KISS YOU WITH by Michelle Osgood

Suggested Titles: 

UNICORN TRACKS by Julia Ember (meeee!)

THE ABYSS SURROUNDS US by Emily Skrutskie

THE RENEGADE by Amy Dunne 

THE SECOND MANGO by Shira Glassman

OF FIRE AND STARS by Audrey Coulthurst

ASH by Malinda Lo

NOBLE FALLING by Sarah Gaines

MY LADY KING by Kayla Bashe

THE SLEEPER AND THE SPINDLE by Neill Gaiman

(you may read any other book of your choice that falls into this category)

 

Category B:  LGBTQ Middle Grade or Younger

What I'll be Reading: 

GEORGE by Alex Gino

Suggested Titles: 

RED: A CRAYON'S STORY by Michael Hall

AND TANGO MAKES THREE by Justin Richardson 

HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES by Leslea Newman

10,000 DRESSES by Marcus Ewert 

I AM JAZZ by Jessica Herthel 

(you may read any other book of your choice that falls into this category)

 

Update us on your progress in the comments! 

 

COMPLETED BOOKS

1) The Abyss Surrounds Us … Jamie 

2) Lumberjanes Vol 3 … Jamie 

3) Red: A Crayon's Story … Bhavya

4) And Tango Makes Three … Bhavya

5) George … Nicole

6) Unicorn Tracks … Laura

7) Tango Makes Three … Laura

8) George … Becky

9) The Second Mango … Serena

10) George … Lauren

11) George … Serena

12) Donovan's Big Day … Crystal

14) Tremontaine … Rebecca

15) Fairest … Chasia

16) George … Chasia

17) George … Nina

18) I Am Jazz … Bhavya

19) The Abyss Surrounds Us … Bhavya

20) Unicorn Tracks … Bhavya

21) George … Mia Siegert 

22) George … Bhavya

23) Introducing Teddy … Rebecca

24) Unicorn Tracks … Kara

25) George … Kara

26) Tremontaine … Julia

27) Women Were Warriors … Becky

28) Unicorn Tracks … Michelle

29) The Second Mango … Meredith

30) George … Amber

31) The Abyss Surrounds Us .. Bogi

32) The Abyss Surrounds Us … Amber

33) George … Amber

34) The Manny Files … Meredith

35) How it Feels to Have a Lesbian or Gay Parent … Bogi

36) Graveyard Sparrow … Shira

34 thoughts on “#ReadProud Week 2!

    1. I’m not sure! I guess try to read another on the list, and then finish it. But if you run out of time, then maybe? We’ll put it to a vote with the other entries. I don’t want people struggling through books they don’t like!

  1. Oh this sounds like fun! Yay for you hosting a cool thing like this. 😀 I’ll have to go check out the original post because I looove reviewing and it’s great to support lgbt+ books this month for sure. 🙂

    Thanks for stopping by @ Paper Fury!

  2. Week 2 – Category B:
    HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES by Lesléa Newman
    GR review – https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1662181431
    Amazon review – https://www.amazon.com/review/R68RV4QWDGBUJ/

    10,000 DRESS by Marcus Ewert
    GR review – https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1665235716
    Amazon review – https://www.amazon.com/review/RET736IJ5TA26

    I AM JAZZ by Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings
    GR review – https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1665240472
    Amazon review – https://www.amazon.com/review/RLLB0D5YOMT5T/

    Week 2 – Category A:
    THE ABYSS SURROUNDS US by Emily Skrutskie
    GR review – https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1664676302
    Amazon review – https://www.amazon.com/review/RUOX1YX5SY6HR/

    UNICORN TRACKS by Julia Ember
    GR review – https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1665688729
    Amazon review – https://www.amazon.com/review/R2UIVM22SYYVVZ/

  3. WEEK 2 Category A: Unicorn Tracks by Julia Ember
    goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1649816778?book_show_action=false
    amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R1RRGVSAYMOP38/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1634768787
    barnes and noble: http://fw.to/SZGAimL

    WEEK 2 Category B: George by Alex Gino
    goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1525482065
    amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/RQGK8L8449139/ref=cm_cr_getr_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B00SZIBREW
    barnes and noble: http://fw.to/0MHf4Zm

    All the books I’ve read for this challenge have been SO GOOD so far! Ahh! 😀

  4. Category A: The Second Mango by Shira Glassman.
    Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R3VNSQYEFSJ4AO/
    Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1665167513

    Category B: The Manny Files by Christian Burch
    Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R15RRD0BFSO1OX/
    Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1666870163

    I’m also posting all of my readproud reviews on my blog under the review tag: https://meredithakatz.wordpress.com/category/reviews/

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