Greener Pastures is a novel about an LGBTQ+ love story that unfolds against the backdrop of rural homophobia. It tells the tale of two young men, John and Tyler, who are forced to leave their small town home after being outed to their families and community. They find themselves in San Francisco, where they discover a whole new world waiting for them. As they get to know each other better, they must face the challenges of building a life together in a city that is not always welcoming or safe. Ultimately, Greener Pastures celebrates resilience in the face of adversity and proves that love can conquer all.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for LGBTQ+ individuals who are looking to read a love story that they can relate to. It also appeals to anyone who appreciates a good romance novel with an inspiring message.
- The story is powerful and moving
- It sheds light on the struggles faced by LGBTQ+ people in rural areas
- The characters are well developed and believable
- The novel may be too niche for some readers.
- The author’s use of language could be difficult for some people to follow.
- The LGBTQ+ love story at the heart of the book may not be everyone’s cup of tea.
Learn more about the author
Aurora Rey is a queer writer and artist based in the Bay Area. Her work has been featured in magazines such as Them, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Buzzfeed News. She is also the author of two previous novels: A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend and Hotel Orion.
“The author has a beautiful way with words that make the characters and their story jump off of the page.”
“A beautifully written, LGBTQ+ love story set against the backdrop of rural homophobia… A must read for anyone who wants to understand the strength and resilience of queer relationships.”
“This beautiful love story is a must-read for anyone who believes in the power of love.”
“Aurora Rey’s novel Greener Pastures is a beautiful, powerful love story. It is at once heartbreaking and heartwarming, exploring the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ people in rural America. The characters are richly drawn and incredibly sympathetic, and I couldn’t put it down.”