11 Memoirs and Essay Collections by LGBTQ+ Writers

Happy Pride Month! This past year, one of my favorite genres to read has been memoirs and essays. In honor of June being Pride Month, I’ve put together a list of memoirs and essays by LGBTQ+ writers!

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7 Anticipated Summer Book Releases

Before joining “Booktube” and engaging in an online community of readers, I never paid much attention to new releases. Now, I find myself incredibly excited for a number of upcoming book releases from authors I’ve enjoyed in the past and new-to-me authors!

Check out these seven upcoming summer book releases that I can’t wait to crack open while lounging in the sun this year! Everything you need to know to get geeked for summer reading!

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2020 Reading Highlights

In 2019, I read fifteen books. The year before that, I may have read five books. But in 2020, I read 74 books, and I think we all know why.

Of those 74 books, I would like to highlight some of the best, worst, and in between, that I think are worth recommending or warning others about. So, behold! The Slanted Spines Reading Awards!

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Autumn Reading List & Recs

Now that October is upon us, you may be feeling your preference in literature shifting as well. Many people enjoy reading spooky books during the Halloween and fall season, but sometimes it can be difficult to know which books will fulfill your personal requirements.

In the interest of helping my fellow readers curate their own autumn reading line-up, I’d like to share some of the books in my “Autumn Reading” pile and a few additional recommendations!

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The Slanted Spines 2020 Booklist

Happy New Year, Slanted readers! I have exciting (read: nerdy) plans for this year!

Slanted Spines is starting an informal book club! So, my fellow bookworms, get your notepad and paper out (or open a new tab on Goodreads) and take note! I’ve selected twelve books that Slanted Spines will be reading this year, and on the last Friday of the month I’ll post a book review featuring that month’s book. Hopefully, my Slanted Spines readers will join me in reading these books and discuss their thoughts following each book review!

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