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Queer Book Recommendations


A Previous Life - Edmund White

All Boys Aren't Blue - George M. Johnson

All the Things We Don't Talk About - Amy Feltman

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe - Benjamin Alire Saenz

At Certain Points We Touch - Lauren John Joseph

Body Grammar - Jules Ohman

Call Me By Your Name - Andre Acriman

Detransition, Baby - Torrey Peters

Enclave - Claire G Coleman 

Felix Ever After - Kacen Callender

First Time for Everything - Henry Fry

Flamer - Mike Curato

Fun Home - Alison Bechdel (graphic novel)

Getting Clean with Stevie Green - Swan Huntley

Greenland - David Santos Donaldson

Heartstopper - Alice Osman

Honey Girl - Morgan Rogers

I Kissed Shara Wheeler - Casey McQuiston

I'll Give You The Sun - Jandy Nelson

It's Been a Pleasure Noni Blake - Claire Christian

Island Time - Georgia Clark

Just by Looking at Him - Ryan O'Connell

Loveless - Alice Oseman

Nancy Business - RWR McDonald

Nuclear Family - Joseph Han

One Last Stop - Casey McQuiston

Perpetual West - Mesha Maren

Radiosilence - Alice Oseman

Red, White & Royal Blue - Casey McQuiston

Simon VS the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertolli 

So Happy for You - Celia Laskey

The Boy with a Bird in his Chest - Emme Lund 

The Henna Wars - Adiba Jaigirdar

The House in the Cerulean Sea - T.J. Klune

The Nancys - RWR McDonald

The Perks of being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo - Taylor Jenkins Reid

The World Cannot Give - Tara Isabella Burton

The Town of Babylon - Alejandro Varela

They Both Die At The End - Adam Silvera

This is How You Lose the time War - Amal El-Mohtar

Tipping the Velvet - Sarah Waters

Tripping Arcadia - Kit Mayquist

Toto Among the Murderers - Sally J Morgan

We Do What We Do in the Dark - Michelle Hart

Women I Know - Katerina Gibson

Yerba Buena - Nina LaCour

You Exist Too Much - Zaina Arafat

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty - Akwaeke Emezi

You Should See Me in a Crown - Leah Johnson 

Memoirs and Non Fiction

Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989 - Jonathan Weinberg

Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen - Jazz Jennings

Burning Butch - R/B Mertz

Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger - Kelly Cogswell

Exactly As I Am (poetry collection) - Rae White 

Girls Can Kiss Now (essays) - Jill Gutowitz

Growing Up Queer in Australia - Benjamin Law

High Risk Homosexual (A Memoir) - Edgar Gomez

I Was Better Last Night - Harvey Fierstein

Let the Record Show - Sarah Schulman

Stone Butch Blues - Leslie Feinberg

Stonewall Riots: Coming Out in the Streets - Gayle Pitman 

Untamed - Glennon Doyle


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous - Ocean Vuong

Time is a Mother - Ocean Vuong


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