15 LGBTQIAP+ Book Recommendations โค๏ธ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ

Hello, my loves! June is Pride Month here in The United States! So, I figured Iโ€™d write up a quick post about fifteen LGBTQIAP+ recommendations of books that I’ve read, that I’ve loved, and that mean a lot to me! I feel so very blessed to have all of these on my bookshelves! ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™


This list is going to briefly talk about the sexual representation of each book! But I linked my reviews to all of these, so please read if youโ€™d like more information, besides just the sexual representation! I love all fifteen of these books with my whole heart and soul! ๐ŸŒˆ


โžฝ The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
โคย m/m relationship (gay main characters).

โžฝ The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion (Danielle Cain #1) by Margaret Killjoy
๐Ÿงกย full queer cast, main character starring a f/f relationship, m/m relationship between side characters, trans man side character, genderqueer side character, and talk of aย polyamorous relationship in book two. (Please pick these novellas up)!

โžฝ Black Iris by Elliot Wake
๐Ÿ’› f/f relationship & sexual fluidity (also, the book that made realize I am pan)!

โžฝ The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) by N.K. Jemisin
๐Ÿ’š polyamorous relationship (m/m/f) & trans woman side character.

โžฝ The Book of the Unnamed Midwife (The Road to Nowhere #1) by Meg Elison
๐Ÿ’™ genderqueer & bi main character (both m/f and f/f relationships).

โžฝ Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1) by Seanan McGuire
๐Ÿ’œ asexual main character, trans boy side character, & other queer main characters from other books in the series.

โžฝ Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore
โค bi main character (f/m relationship) & bi, lesbian, and genderqueer side characters (f/f side relationship).

โžฝ Inkmistress (Of Fire and Stars 0.5) by Audrey Coulthurst
๐Ÿงก bi main character (both f/f and f/m relationships).

โžฝ All Out Anthology edited by Saundra Mitchell
๐Ÿ’› short stories starring trans characters, asexual characters, gay characters, lesbian characters, bi characters, sexuality not stated but for sure queer characters.

โžฝ Reign of the Fallen (Reign of the Fallen #1) by Sarah Glenn Marsh
๐Ÿ’š f/f relationship, bi main character, and m/m side character relationship.

โžฝ The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
๐Ÿ’™ย m/m relationship (gay main characters & best first kiss scene ever).

โžฝ The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
๐Ÿ’œ f/f relationship (bi & lesbian),ย and m/m side character relationship.

โžฝ Into the Drowning Deep (Rolling in the Deep #1) by Mira Grant
โค f/f relationship (bi & lesbian).

โžฝ Sunstone, Vol. 1 (Sunstone #1) by Stjepan ล ejiฤ‡
๐Ÿงก f/f relationship (bi & lesbian).

โžฝ Zodiac Starforce, Volume 1 by Kevin Panetta & Paulina Ganucheau
๐Ÿ’› trans girl main character & f/f relationship (bi & queer/never stated).


โžฝ And here are some amazing blog/vlog posts by some of my favorites!
โคย Elise & The Bookish Actress
๐Ÿงกย Silvia @ Silvia Reads Books
๐Ÿ’›ย May @ Forever and Everly
๐Ÿ’šย Lea @ Drums of Autumn
๐Ÿ’™ย Lily @ Sprinkles of Dreams
๐Ÿ’œ LaRonda @FlyingPaperbacks


โžฝ And here are some amazing twitter threads by some of my favorites!
โคย Syd @jespervanck
๐Ÿงกย Elย @eveIynstjames
๐Ÿ’›ย Magenย @magencubed
๐Ÿ’šย Jen @bookavid
๐Ÿ’™ย Jamiย @jamishelves
๐Ÿ’œย Ashleyโ€ @ashleyhblake


And obviously these are not nearly all the amazing LGBTQIAP+ books and recommendations out there! These are just some (and some people and websites) that I love! And I hope that you might love them, too! Happy reading and happy Pride, loves! ๐ŸŒˆ

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62 thoughts on “15 LGBTQIAP+ Book Recommendations โค๏ธ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ

  1. Great post Mel! Iโ€™m going to need to check out these books I havenโ€™t read ASAP because they all sound so good, especially The Fifth Season! And thank you for the shoutout โค

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  2. I loooooove this post and there are some of my faves on there (TSOA and The Darkest Part of the Forest) and Iโ€™m so, so excited to check the others out โ™ฅ๏ธ youโ€™re seriously the best, Mel ๐Ÿ’•

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  3. I loved this post so much! And the shout outs at the end as well, such a nice way to show love and spread LGBTQIA+ recommendations. I’m going to be reading Wild Beauty this month and I’m so excited! So glad to know you liked it

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  4. Oooh, nice list! One of the challenge prompts for popsugar is a book with lgbtq character in it. I had into the drowning deep for another prompt, but i might read it for this one instead.
    Wild Beauty is one of those books i wanted to get for its cover. It’s so pretty โค

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  5. MELANIE! M-E-L-A-N-I-E!!!!!!!!!!! I’m still catching up with blog posts after my trip and I see this casual shout out here???? I just CASUALLY freaked out a little haha โค ILY!! Also there were some recommendations I hadn't heard of before and I will definitely check them out!

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