These LGBTQ+ books should shoot to the top of your TBR this year
To celebrate Pride Month and the diverse experiences of our readers, authors, and partners, we’ve handpicked 18 books featuring non-binary voices, queer romances, and more. Whether you’re looking to settle in with a feel-good romantic comedy or take an emotional journey through the eyes of a survivor, these new and forthcoming releases should earn a spot at the top of your reading list.
For fans of If It Makes You Happy by Claire Kann, fresh takes on bold tropes, black bold female characters, and self-discovery stories.
For fans of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, contemporary romance, coming-of-age stories, and feel-good friendship.
For fans of This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel, tales of survival & healing, raw & emotional writing, and families under pressure.
For fans of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid, historical fiction & fantasy, characters with secrets, and murder mysteries & thrillers.
For fans of Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen by Jazz Jennings, “Queer Eye” #realtalk, personal memoirs, and unique & powerful voices.
- Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness
- Beyond the Gender Binary (Pocket Change Collective) by Alok Vaid-Menon
- All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto by George M. Johnson
For fans of The ABC’s of LGBT+: (Gender Identity Book for Teens) by Ashley Mardell, LGBTQ+ history & advice, protests, riots & activism, and nonfiction for young readers.
This post was written by Danielle Brown, Ecommerce Specialist at BookPal. She is currently reading #ENTRYLEVELBOSS: How to Get Any Job You Want by Alexa Shoen.