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LGBT YA books

*Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, for those who don't know


These seem to be particuarly hard to come by, for obvious reasons, so here's a thread to recommend any LGBT YA books. I'd be really thankful. :smileyhappy:


I'll start off.



Keeping You a Secret and Luna by Julie Anne Peters


This author has written a lot of LGBT books, but these are the only two I've read so far (the others are on my to-read list). 
Keeping You a Secret, to be honest, seemed a little lackluster to me, but I was just glad to find a book with a Lesbian couple as the main characters.

Luna, which I'm currently reading, I'm really enjoying and finding really intresting. 




Am I Blue? 


Highly recommened for any LGBT teens. 


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Re: LGBT YA books


Boy Meets Boy



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I really enjoyed these two!




Empress of the World 













Annie on My Mind



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Re: LGBT YA books

my friend, who is a lesbian, mentioned this book:

The Bermudez Triangle 


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Re: LGBT YA books

You could try:


Weetzie Bat 




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So I have not peronally really read any LGBT YA books but this link has a contest for some of them!!

And also in the comments are some more LGBT YA books so I hope that helps =)

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I love YA LGBT! My favorite is Between Mom and Jo by Julie Anne Peters, with Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden (it's a classic!) coming in as a close second.

by Malinda Lo was very good too, but it barely feels like a LGBT book because there's no emphasis on the f/f relationship.

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Re: LGBT YA books

My FAVORITE LGBT book series is Rainbow Boys, which I found completely by accident. The other two in the series are called Rainbow High and Rainbow Road.

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Emily, all the ones you mentioned are awesome! And I agree about Ash.

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