Upcoming LGBTQ Books :- Books are known to be always a best friend to an individual. They are a powerhouse of knowledge and wisdom. It is rightly said that, “There is no friend as loyal as a book”.
Books have so much to give us and do not ask anything in return. They gives us package of emotions like romanticism, sadness, happiness and most important audio books considered as a blessings.
A good book can uplift your mood instantly and leave a deep impact on us. It is thus highly recommended to read different books if you want to grow wisely.
As we know that this June marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots (A Gay club located in Greenwich Village in New York City), giving Pride Month revelers an extra reason to be loud and proud.
In addition to attending your native pride events, volunteering at LGBTQ non-profits, and supporting visibility by covering yourself in rainbows and glitter, you’ll be able to conjointly show your pride by preordering these upcoming LGBTQ books.
Upcoming LGBTQ Booklist to Read in the month of June
1 Feed (Tommy Pico)
The fourth and apparently final (insert unhappy emoji) entry in Pico’s “Teebs tetralogy” finds the Stunning impetuous writer marinating on the fun of preparation and gay love: “One of us is the vegetables and one of us is that the water. I can’t tell/who is preparation UN agency, sort of a late 80s Aretha Franklin song—we give/ourselves up to every alternative.”
2. In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado
Carmen Maria Machado whole slayed the story together with her game-changing, National Book Award-nominated collection Her Body and different Parties. Now, she’s trained her gifts on move the memoir, separation through the detritus of a volatile relationship.
3. Song of the Dead, by Sarah Glenn Marsh
The sequel to the acclaimed fantasy novel Reign of the Fallen, Song of the Dead heroine Odessa has to fight the blurry line between the living and the dead. She’ll also get the chance to explore beyond the borders of her kingdom Karthia for the first time on land and sea.
4. The Birds, the Bees, and You and Me, by Olivia Hinebaugh
Straight-A student and rule follower 17-year-old Lacey is not who you’d expect to start running a forbidden sex education clinic out of her high school lavatory. But that’s exactly what she does when she sees what a negative impact the abstinence-only education in her faculty or school is having.
5.The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali, by Sabina Khan
Rukhsana Ali is a 17-year-old Bengali-American lesbian who has a girlfriend, lifelong friends, and an ambitious plan for her future at CalTech. But living in between — not being out to her conservative Muslim parents and her white friends and girlfriend not getting why she doesn’t just “come out already” — catches up with her when she gets accidentally outed.
6. Practically Ever After, by Isabel Bandeira
High school senior Grace is an utterly practical person who has the perfect life all planned out: lifelong love with Leia, her amazing girlfriend, and acceptance to a first-rate college guaranteeing a secure well-paid job. The only problem is… life tends to get in the way of perfect plans.
7. What Makes You Beautiful, by Bridget Liang
This story is about a teen struggling through the muddy waters of gender and sexual identity. Moving to an arts high school with a wide variety of LGBTQ kids helps. Trying on gay and trans identities and enlisting the help of an older trans Chinese mentor, Veronica eventually realizes she’s a transgender girl.
8. Crown of Feathers, by Nicki Pau Preto
This story is new epic fantasy series. It features girls disguising themselves as boys and legendary heroes who rode phoenixes in battle days of yore. Veronyka is a war orphan who signs up to train to become a Phoenix Rider like in the stories of her childhood. Just when she feels like she’s finally fitting in — despite the cross-dressing — her controlling, deceitful sister shows up.
9. Not Your Backup, by C.B. Lee
In this series, Emma has left high school in her senior year in order to lead the Resistance movement against the corrupt League of Heroes. Although Emma is the only one on the team without superpowers, She knows her place is at the front of the battle. Once that’s over, she can get back to school.
10. Wild and Crooked, by Leah Thomas
Kayln and Gus are two main characters in this story and given that their families are enemies. To be more specific: Kalyn’s dad is in jail for killing Gus’s dad. But somehow this fierce lesbian and warm hearted pansexual guy becomes friends and begin to search for the truth about what happened so many years ago.
11. Tell Me How You Really Feel, by Aminah Mae Safi
In this story, Rachel is an inspiring director finalizing the cast for her senior thesis film and Sana is an overachieving cheerleader, straight A student, and the perfect lead for Rachel’s film. Sana asked out Rachel years ago — her first time asking out a girl — but Rachel was convinced it was a cruel joke. Hence, being enemies; but the lovers part is coming soon.
12. A Queer History of the United States for Young People, by Michael Bronski
Michael Bronski’s revised LGBTQ books history of the US has been adapted for the YA audience. Using source materials like letters, art, and poetry, Michael Bronski covers all a large time period. From Puritan New England to the 21st century, the book highlights key figures such as Sylvia Rivera and Bayard Rustin as well as events like the Stonewall uprising.
13. The Grief Keeper, by Alexandra Villasante
The 17-year-old Marisol is an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador who has been caught at the border with her younger sister.
Marisol jumps at the opportunity to participate in an experimental study as a “grief keeper,” someone who takes another person’s grief into her own body to save a life. She has never knew one of the risks would also be falling in love with a girl.
14. Wilder Girls, by Rory Power
This story is full of horror/mystery/thriller, Hetty has been quarantined in her island school for a year and a half. The “tox” first killed the teachers, then began to infect and then turn strange the students’ bodies and finally made the woods surrounding the school lethally dangerous. When the girl she loves goes missing, though, Hetty is ready to break quarantine and brave the woods to save her.
15. Red Skies Falling, by Alex London
In this story it takes to the dark fantasy Black Wings Beating, the two main character has been shown twin siblings Kylee and Brysen (both of whom are queer) have been separated. Kylee is in the Sky Castle, honing the abilities at falconry she never wanted; Brysen is in their hometown village preparing it to be a first defense in the coming war. When they meet again, it’s on the battlefield … on opposite sides.
16. ‘We Set the Dark on Fire’ by Tehlor Kay Mejia
In this sequel, Daniela’s parents have risked everything to send her to the Medio School for Girls, where she has trained to become one of a well-to-do young man’s two brides to be. But when a rebel group wants her to spy on her new household for them, and when she finds herself falling for someone she’s not allowed to love, Dani discovers that her life has become anything but easier.
17. ‘Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls’ by T Kira Madden
This debut memoir explores growing up biracial and queer in Florida, where the author’s parents lived with substance dependencies, and T Kira Madden found herself relying heavily on her friendships with the fatherless girls.
18 ‘Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story’ by Jacob Tobia best upcoming lgbtq books
Assigned male at birth, Raleigh, North Carolina native Jacob Tobia tells their story of coming into their gender identity in their new memoir, Here’s a story begin Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story.
19. ‘We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation’ by Matthew Reimer and Leighton Brown
From the creators of Instagram’s @lgbt_history account it shows all the upcoming lgbtq books, this photographic history of the ongoing fight for LGBTQIAP+ equality spans more than a century, from the late 19th century to the present.
20. ‘Trans Mission: My Quest to a Beard’ by Alex Bertie the best upcoming lgbtq books
From YouTuber Alex Bertie comes this memoir of transition, which doubles as a resource guide for any trans or questioning person and their allies.