“The Guncle (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) by Steven Rowley is a delightfully heartfelt story of family and loss; the perfect book to kick off the summer, especially during Pride Month. Uncle Patrick, the fun uncle who lives across the country in Palm Springs, has no experience with children yet he is called upon to take care of his niece and nephew for the summer in his California home. The children are suffering a monumental loss and need guidance and unconditional love, but is Patrick the best person in the extended family to take on this responsibility? The single, gay, out-of-work actor has suffered a detrimental loss in his life as well. When he takes on the challenge to entertain his brother’s kids for a few weeks he ends up teaching them quite a few things and learning so much about himself in the process…”

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