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

Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters

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Title: Right Where I Left YouAuthor: Julian WintersGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult, Queer/LGBTQIA+, Fiction, MM RomanceGoodreads synopsis: Kacen Callender meets Becky Albertalli in a deliciously geeky best friends-to lovers romance from award-winning author Julian Winters! School’s out, senior year is over, and Isaac Martin is ready to kick off summer. His last before heading off … Continue reading Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters

Loveless by Alice Oseman

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Title: LovelessAuthor: Alice OsemanGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Young Adult, Queer/LGBTQ+, Fiction, AudiobookGoodreads synopsis: The fourth novel from the phenomenally talented Alice Oseman – one of the most authentic and talked-about voices in contemporary YA. It was all sinking in. I’d never had a crush on anyone. No boys, no girls, not a single person I had ever … Continue reading Loveless by Alice Oseman

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

The Bone Spindle (The Bone Spindle #1) by Leslie Vedder

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Title: The Bone SpindleSeries: The Bone Spindle #1Author: Leslie VedderGenre/s and Tags: Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTQ+, Retellings, YA Fantasy, Romance, MagicGoodreads synopsis: Sleeping Beauty meets Indiana Jones in this thrilling fairytale retelling for fans of Sorcery of Thorns and All the Stars and Teeth.Fi is a bookish treasure hunter with a knack for ruins and riddles, who definitely … Continue reading The Bone Spindle (The Bone Spindle #1) by Leslie Vedder

The Kindred by Alechia Dow

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Title: The KindredAuthor: Alechia DowGenre/s and Tags: Science Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Space, QueerGoodreads synopsis: To save a galactic kingdom from revolution, Kindred mind-pairings were created to ensure each and every person would be seen and heard, no matter how rich or poor…Joy Abara knows her place. A commoner from the lowly planet Hali, she lives a simple life—apart … Continue reading The Kindred by Alechia Dow

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

Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

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Title: Light From Uncommon StarsAuthor: Ryka AokiGenre/s and Tags: Adult, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Queer, Fiction, Speculative Fiction Goodreads synopsis: Good Omens meets The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet in this defiantly joyful adventure set in California's San Gabriel Valley, with cursed violins, Faustian bargains, and queer alien courtship over fresh-made donuts.Shizuka Satomi made a deal … Continue reading Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

We Light up the Sky by Lilliam Rivera

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Title: We Light up the SkyAuthor: Lilliam RiveraGenre/s and Tags:Young Adult, Science Fiction, LGBTQ+, Contemporary, AliensGoodreads synopsis: In a haunting, genre-bending YA, award-winning author Lilliam Rivera explores the social and racial ramifications of an alien invasion from the perspective of three Latinx teens.Pedro, Luna, and Rafa may attend Fairfax High School together in Los Angeles, but they … Continue reading We Light up the Sky by Lilliam Rivera

City of Shattered Light by Claire Winn

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Title: City of Shattered LightAuthor: Claire WinnGenre/s and Tags: Science-Fiction, LGBTQ+, Young Adult, Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberpunk, RomanceGoodreads synopsis: As darkness closes in on the city of shattered light, an heiress and an outlaw must decide whether to fend for themselves or fight for each other.As heiress to a powerful tech empire, seventeen-year-old Asa Almeida strives to prove … Continue reading City of Shattered Light by Claire Winn