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SYLVS' LIST OF DEFINITE LGBTQ+ MUST READS

Hello there!

HAPPY PRIDE MONTH!!!

And to celebrate I have listed down some of my favourite gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender/non-binary/gender-fluid YA novels. Keep in mind I’m only recommending WHAT I HAVE READ not hyped books that I haven’t read 🙂

GAY

  • Simon vs the Homosapiens Agenda -Becky Albertalli
  • Heartstopper – Alice Oseman
  • The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue -Mackenzi Lee
  • What if it’s Us – Becky Albertalli/Adam Silvera
  • They Both Die at the End -Adam Silvera
  • The Red Scrolls of Magic/The Mortal Instruments -Cassandra Clare
  • Release -Patrick Ness

 

LESBIAN

  • Amelia Westlake -Erin Gough
  • Take Three Girls -Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell, Fiona Wood
  • Girls of Paper and Fire – Natasha Ngan
  • The Upside of Unrequited -Becky Albertalli

 

BISEXUAL

  • Leah on the Offbeat – Becky Albertalli
  • Radio Silence – Alice Oseman
  • Autoboyography – Christina Lauren

 

TRANSGENDER/NON-BINARY/GENDER FLUID

  • The Disasters – M.K England
  • The Prince and the Dressmaker -Jen Wang
  • Dreadnought -April Daniels
  • Finding Nevo -Nevo Zisin
  • I Was Born for This -Alice Oseman

 

-Sylvs <3

 

2 comments

callumortiem

HAPPY PRIDE MONTH! Nice post! Good to know there's someone out there giving us a voice in the literature department!

24th Jun, 19
sylvs

Aww thank you <3 I'm really proud of the amount of LGBTQ+ books coming out in the book stores nowadays (no pun intended)

25th Jun, 19