The Bruising of Qilwa by Naseem Jamnia

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Title: The Bruising of QilwaAuthor: Naseem Jamnia (they/them)Publisher: TachyonGenre/s and Tags: Fantasy, Queer/LGBTQ+, Novella, Fiction, Adult, Science Fiction Fantasy, Asexual, Nonbinary, High FantasyGoodreads synopsis: In this intricate debut fantasy introducing a queernormative Persian-inspired world, a nonbinary refugee practitioner of blood magic discovers a strange disease that causes political rifts in their new homeland. Persian-American author Naseem Jamnia has crafted … Continue reading The Bruising of Qilwa by Naseem Jamnia

Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca K. Barrow

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Title: Bad Things Happen HereAuthor: Rebecca K BarrowPublisher: Simon TeenGenre/s and Tags: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller, Contemporary, Queer/LGBTQIA+, Fiction, Mental HealthGoodreads synopsis: I Killed Zoe Spanos meets The Cheerleaders in this haunting mystery about an island town with a history of unsolved deaths—and a girl desperate to uncover the mystery behind it all. Luca Laine Thomas lives on a cursed island. To … Continue reading Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca K. Barrow

A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1) by Judy I. Lin

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Title: A Magic Steeped in PoisonAuthor: Judy I. LinGenre/s and Tags: Fantasy, Young Adult, Mythology, Historical Fiction, Magic, High Fantasy, Asian LiteratureGoodreads synopsis: I used to look at my hands with pride. Now all I can think is, "These are the hands that buried my mother."For Ning, the only thing worse than losing her mother is knowing … Continue reading A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1) by Judy I. Lin

The Bennet Women by Eden Appiah-Kubi Book Tour

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Title: The Bennet WomenAuthor: Eden Appiah-KubiPublisher: MontlakeGenre/s and Tags: Romance, Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Retelling, Queer/LGBTQ+, Coming of Age, CollegeGoodreads synopsis: In this delightfully modern spin on Pride and Prejudice, love is a goal, marriage is a distant option, and self-discovery is a sure thing. Welcome to Bennet House, the only all-women’s dorm at prestigious Longbourn University, home to three close … Continue reading The Bennet Women by Eden Appiah-Kubi Book Tour

A Million Quiet Revolutions by Robin Gow Book Tour and Interview with the Author

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Title: A Million Quiet RevolutionsAuthor: Robin GowGenre/s and Tags: Young Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Queer/LBGTQ+, Poetry, Romance, Transgender, Queer LitGoodreads synopsis: For as long as they can remember, Aaron and Oliver have only ever had each other. In a small town with few queer teenagers, let alone young trans men, they've shared milestones like coming out as trans, buying … Continue reading A Million Quiet Revolutions by Robin Gow Book Tour and Interview with the Author

Kiss & Tell by Adib Khorram

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Title: Kiss & TellAuthor: Adib KhorramGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQ+/Queer, Young Adult Fiction, Music, Realistic FictionGoodreads synopsis: A smart, sexy YA novel about a boy band star, his first breakup, his first rebound, and what it means to be queer in the public eye, from award-winning author Adib KhorramHunter never expected to be a boy band … Continue reading Kiss & Tell by Adib Khorram

All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

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Title: All My RageAuthor: Sabaa TahirGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, FamilyGoodreads synopsis: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir comes a brilliant, unforgettable, and heart-wrenching contemporary YA novel about family and forgiveness, love and loss, in a sweeping story that crosses generations and continents. Lahore, Pakistan. Then.Misbah is a dreamer and storyteller, … Continue reading All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

No Filter & Other Lies by Crystal Maldonado

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Title: No Filter & Other LiesAuthor: Crystal MaldonadoGenre/s and Tags: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Queer/LGBTQ+, FictionGoodreads synopsis: You should know, right now, that I'm a liar. They're usually little lies. Tiny lies. Baby lies. Not so much lies as lie adjacent. But they're still lies. Twenty one-year-old Max Monroe has it all: beauty, friends, and a glittering life … Continue reading No Filter & Other Lies by Crystal Maldonado

Fire Becomes Her by Rosiee Thor

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Title: Fire Becomes HerAuthor: Rosiee ThorGenre/s and Tags: Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTQ+, Historical, Queer, FictionGoodreads synopsis: In Rosiee Thor's lavish fantasy novel with a Jazz Age spark, a politically savvy teen must weigh her desire to climb the social ladder against her heart in a world where magic buys votes.Flare is power.With only a drop of flare, … Continue reading Fire Becomes Her by Rosiee Thor

The Heartbreak Bakery by A.R. Capetta

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Title: The Heartbreak BakeryAuthor: A.R. CapettaGenre/s and Tags: Romance, LGBTQ+, Young Adult, Urban Fantasy, Contemporary, TransgenderGoodreads synopsis: Teenage baker Syd sends ripples of heartbreak through Austin’s queer community when a batch of post-being-dumped brownies turns out to be magical—and makes everyone who eats them break up.“What’s done is done.”Unless, of course, it was done by my brownies. Then … Continue reading The Heartbreak Bakery by A.R. Capetta