Top Ten Underrated LGBTQ+ Books I LOVE!

I make a lot of book recommendation videos and wanted to highlight my favorite queer books I don’t mention enough and/or don’t see recommended enough. Here are my ten underrated queer book recs!



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*Trigger warnings are provided from the book’s The Story Graph pages. Click the book titles to read my full reviews of the books.

You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman

CWs: Academic pressure, burn-out, stress, anxiety

Their Troublesome Crush by Xan West

The Backstagers, Vol. 1: Rebels Without Applause by James Tynion IV, Rian Sygh (Illustrator), Walter Baiamonte (Illustrator)

CW: Blood, bullying, death

Dear Rachel Maddow by Adrienne Kisner

CWs: Abuse by a step-parent, loss, and grief, loss of a sibling, toxic living arrangements, homophobia, child abuse, death, drug use, addiction

Invisible by Michele Lent Hirsch

CWs: Chronic illness, Drug use, Ableism, Transphobia, Body shaming, Cancer

True Letters from a Fictional Life by Kenneth Logan

CWs: Outing, alcohol, alcoholism, homophobia, bullying


Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow by Benjamin Dean

Cattywampus by Ash Van Otterloo

CWs: Blood, death, violence, grief, car accident

Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett

CWs: Bullying, Chronic illness, Outing, Racism, Biphobia, Sexual content, Racism, Homophobia, Medical content, Stalking

Long Macchiatos and Monsters by Alison Evans

CWs: (Graphic) Deadnaming, sexual assault, Transphobia (Minor)

Have you read any of these books?

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