Category Archives: Fave Five

Fave Five: Queer YA that Plays with Time

These are YA novels with time loops, time travel, or alternate timelines. For more time travel YA, click here.

Me, Myself & Him by Chris Tebbetts

If I See You Again Tomorrow by Robbie Couch

Going Bicoastal by Dahlia Adler

Another Dimension of Us by Mike Albo

Against the Stars by Christopher Hartland

Bonus: Coming in August, Pride and Prejudice and Pittsburgh by Rachael Lippincott, and in 2024, Time and Time Again by Chatham Greenfield

Fave Five: MG Fantasy with Nonbinary MCs

Rabbit Chase by Elizabeth LaPensée and K.C. Oster

Tiger Honor by Yoon Ha Lee

Sir Callie and the Champions of Helston by Esme Symes-Smith

The Beautiful Something Else by Ash Van Otterloo

The Otherwoods by Justine Pucella Winans

Bonus: Coming in 2024, Splinter & Ash by Marieke Nijkamp

Fave Five: Queer Fiction Starring MCs with OCD

The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy (MG)

Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert (YA)

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera (YA)

My Heart to Find by Elin Annalise

The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun

Fave Five: Queer YA Set in Georgia

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

We Deserve Monuments by Jas Hammonds

Time Out by Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, and Carlyn Greenwald

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters

Fave Five: Trans F/F Romance

Fake It by Lily Seabrooke (Contemporary)

Pack of Her Own by Elena Abbott (Paranormal)

Cinder Ella by ST Lynn (Fantasy)

The Weight of Living by M.A. Hinkle (Contemporary)

Roller Girl by Vanessa North (Contemporary)

Bonus: These are all Adult, but in YA, check out contemporary graphic novel Cheer Up! by Crystal Frazier, Val Wise, and Oscar O. Jupiter

Fave Five: Asexual YA Romance

Forward March by Skye Quinlan (f/f)

Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann (m/f)

You Don’t Have a Shot by Racquel Marie (f/f)

Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee (m/f)

Planning Perfect by Haley Neil (f/f)

Bonus: Coming later this year, Love Letters for Joy by Melissa See (m/f) and Wren Martin Ruins it All by Amanda DeWitt (m/m)