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13 Banned LGBTQ+ Books To Read Now

  • TEEN

    DARIUS THE GREAT DESERVES BETTER

    AUG. 25, 2020

  • TEEN

    PET

    SEPT. 10, 2019

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

PET

by Akwaeke Emezi

This soaring novel shoots for the stars and explodes the sky with its bold brilliance. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    JULIET TAKES A BREATH

    SEPT. 17, 2019

  • TEEN

    ALL BOYS AREN'T BLUE

    APRIL 28, 2020

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

ALL BOYS AREN'T BLUE

by George M. Johnson

A critical, captivating, merciful mirror for growing up Black and queer today. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS

    OCT. 4, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS

by Anna-Marie McLemore

Readers will be ensnared in this ethereal narrative long before they even realize the net has been cast. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    ZIGGY, STARDUST AND ME

    SEPT. 6, 2019

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

ZIGGY, STARDUST AND ME

by James Brandon

A poignant depiction of a boy’s journey to accepting his gay identity despite the odds. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST

    FEB. 7, 2012

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST

by emily m. danforth

Rich with detail and emotion, a sophisticated read for teens and adults alike. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    RICK

    APRIL 21, 2020

  • CHILDREN'S

    PRINCE & KNIGHT

    MAY 1, 2018

CHILDREN'S

PRINCE & KNIGHT

by Daniel Haack ; illustrated by Stevie Lewis

Victorious—it may even usurp King & King (2001) as the premier queer-friendly fairy tale for this age set. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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