Sunday, June 29, 2014

Pride Day: LGBTQ+ YA

Sunday, June 29, 2014

It's Pride Day in NYC! In honor of that, here are a few LGBTQ+ books that I've been dying to read. (Hopefully I'll get to them this summer...keep your fingers crossed for me!)

Great by Sara Benincasa

Publisher: HarperTeen

Release Date: April 8th, 2014 

Cool Factor: It's a Great Gatsby retelling (also, I like the author's Tumblr)

Side Note: My friend just bought this so I'll be stealing er, borrowing, it from her soon.

I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers

Release Date: September 16th, 2014


Otherbound by Corrine Duvyis

Publisher: Amulet Books

Release Date: June 17th, 2014

Grasshopper Jungle

Cool Factor: Sci-fi fantasy with princesses and romance and WHY HAVEN'T I READ THIS YET I MEAN I HAVE IT SITTING IN A BOOK STACK

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

Release Date: February 11th, 2014 

Cool Factor: There's praying mantises come to the end the world or something? Sounds trippy and awesome.

Any LGBTQ+ Recs?


Have you read any of these books already? 


  1. Yup, I want to read all of these. :) I missed a chance to see George Takei on Pride Day - he was here in Ohio. I'd love to meet him one day.

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