Happy Asexual Awareness Week! I’m thrilled to be celebrating it with some great ace authors, who’ve gathered together for a roundtable moderated by author Rosiee Thor! I’ll let them take it away! *** Happy asexual awareness week! I love this week every year–not only is it an affirming celebration of people who share my identity, … Continue reading Asexual Awareness Week Roundtable
Happy Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week! Running from February 21st-27th, this week we’re celebrating aromantic rep, so check out these titles! (Representation is included/highlighted with each title, where I know it.) As usual, all links are affiliate and earn a percentage of income for the site, so please use them if you can! Please note this … Continue reading Happy Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week!
This Way Out by Tufayel Ahmed (July 1st) Amar can’t wait to tell everyone his wonderful news: he’s found The One, and he’s getting married. But it turns out announcing his engagement on a group chat might not have been the best way to let his strict Muslim Bangladeshi family know that his happy-ever-after partner … Continue reading Most Anticipated LGBTQ+ Adult Fiction: July-December 2022
Riley Reynolds Crushes Costume Day by Jay Albee (1st) Note: This is the first book in a new series that has four books releasing on this date. It’s book week at school, and nonbinary fourth grader Riley and their best friends craft hard for the Dress Like Your Favorite Character Day. Colorful fabric! Paint! Glitter! … Continue reading New Releases: August 2022
Amz = Amazon affiliate link Bks = Bookshop affiliate link Contemporary Fiction Neotenica by Joon Oluchi Lee (Bks) Romance Handmade Holidays by ‘Nathan Burgoine (m/m) (Amz) Coffee Boy by Austin Chant (m/m) – T (Bks) Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole (f/f) Knit One, Girl Two by Shira Glassman (Amz) – Large Print Sing … Continue reading Novellas Available in Print
We’re switching things up this year from Asexual Awareness Week to International Asexuality Day, because why not and also because who wants to wait a whole year to get a great list of ace books?? That said, a bunch of books from the last list are newly available or will be soon, so make sure … Continue reading Happy International Asexuality Day!
Series are listed by series name * = not yet released Africa, Northern The Unbroken by C.L. Clark A Master of Djinn by P. Djeli Clark (Amz) Beneath the Burning Wave by Jennifer Hayashi Danns (Egyptian) Mirage by Somaiya Daud (Amazigh) The Alamaxa Duology by Hadeer Elsbai (Egyptian) (Amz) Africa, Sub-Saharan Black Leopard, Red Wolf … Continue reading SFF by Region/Culture/Setting of Inspiration
Books to Buy Now This Golden Flame by Emily Victoria Orphaned and forced to serve her country’s ruling group of scribes, Karis wants nothing more than to find her brother, long ago shipped away. But family bonds don’t matter to the Scriptorium, whose sole focus is unlocking the magic of an ancient automaton army. In … Continue reading Happy Asexual Awareness Week!
In the US and want to get right to shopping, help support the site, and help indie bookstores? Please check out the LGBTQReads Bookshop! As the majority of queer lit is about alloromantic, allosexual gay or lesbian characters, those are not listed here; just look at any of the other pages to find them. Where … Continue reading Romantic/Sexual Orientation
In the US and want to get right to shopping, help support the site, and help indie bookstores? Please check out the LGBTQReads Bookshop! Books where the love interest is not cis but does not have a POV are noted with (LI). Books where a major secondary is not cis but does not have a … Continue reading Gender Identity/Presentation