Realistic YA by Subgenre

(For Spec Fic by Subgenre, see here.)

Contemporary (Non-Romance)

These are books that may or may not have central romances, but do not have romance as the central plot.

Female Protag

Male Protag

  • We Are Totally Normal by Rahul Kanakia
  • History is All you Left Me by Adam Silvera
  • Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley
  • Me, Myself & Him by Chris Tebbetts

Genderqueer Protag

Contemporary Romance

F/F

M/M

M/F

F/NB

M/NB

Historical Romance

F/F

M/M

Mystery/Thriller

Female Protag

Male Protag

Psychological Thriller

Romantic/Sexual Contemporary

*These are books that are not Romances by the genre definition but have main romantic storylines

F/F

M/M

Verse

I know it’s not a genre, but I didn’t know where else to put it. Deal with it.

 

Queering up your shelf, one rec at a time!

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