2015 YA Books with LGBTQIA Themes and 5 Reasons to Сatch Them Up

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As I can remember, I’ve always loved stories with LGBTQIA themes. I was happy, because it allows heterosexual people to see such a relationship and understand that they are the most usual relationship between two people. In other words, it helps others to understand that people can love each other regardless of their gender.
All that upset me was a very limited number of such books.
Until this year.

So I present to you my list of books with LGBTQIA characters, which will be released in 2015 and which I’m dying to read (for the reasons listed below).

1) Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

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Five reasons to read this as soon as possible:

  1. This cover just gorgeous. Look at the cloud instead of the head. I never tire of admiring it.
  2. It has such beautiful lines like this quote, which I also don’t get tired to reread.
  3. I love every aspect of the existence of Becky Albertalli and the fact that she wrote this book because this lady is wonderful in every sense.
  4. The main character Simon Spier loves Oreo. Oreo!!!
  5. This is one of the most interesting plots that I’ve ever seen. I already want to know who Blue is.

And I repeat, Oreo!!!

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2) More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

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Five reasons to read this as soon as possible:

  1. It’s pitched like YA Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. And this is one of my favorite movies.
  2. While reading this, you can joke that now you are more happy than not.
  3. It seems this thing should be very emotional. Stock up on napkins.
  4. A man named Adam Silvera simply can’t write badly. It’s a great name.
  5. Now I’m sorry, but this cover colors like the flag of my country. Lol. If I buy it, then everyone will think that I’m a patriot.

3) None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio

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Five reasons to read this as soon as possible:

  1. The main character is intersex. How many books have you read about this condition?
  2. I had the privilege to read it, and trust me, it’s a great book!
  3. There is a very nice guy.
  4. And well-written family relationships.
  5. And the cover is amazing and very suitable for the book.

4) Under the Lights by Dahlia Adler

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Five reasons to read this as soon as possible:

  1. Just look at this lovely cover.
  2. This is the second book in the series, but with the other characters. How I love such series.
  3. It’s about the actors.
  4. I love Dahlia blog.
  5. F/F romance.

5) Bleeding Earth by Kaitlin Ward

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Five reasons to read this as soon as possible:

  1. Warning! The Earth is bleeding!
  2. Kaitlin Ward is YA Highway blogger.
  3. Also F/F romance and heroines are already in a relationship.
  4. The cover is a bit creepy.
  5. And please tell me whether this book is get published? Because of the whole situation with the Egmont… please.

6) Willful Machines by Tim Floreen 

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Five reasons to read this as soon as possible:

  1. The main character is the closeted son of the US president.
  2. His crush named Nico and he is Shakespeare-obsessed.
  3. This is a book about androids (probably).
  4. The bird on the cover is a masterpiece.
  5. Obviously it’s a sci-fi.

I can’t wait to read all of this books! If you have any additions to the list, feel free to write in the comments 😉

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3 thoughts on “2015 YA Books with LGBTQIA Themes and 5 Reasons to Сatch Them Up

  1. Oooh, I hadn’t heard about Willful Machines until now and it sounds really cool and I love that title and cover! Totally adding it to my TBR.

    Really looking forward to all these books! I’m not sure about Under the Lights since I haven’t read the first book in the series, but I do absolutely love that cover and it really makes me want to read it. 😀

    There are tons of great-looking LGBTQ books coming out this year! There’s Anything Could Happen by Will Walton as well, and The Flywheel by Erin Gough (which is only being published in Australia at the moment, I think…) I also read an ARC of Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz, coming out in March, and it’s EXCELLENT and you really must grab a copy when it comes out!

    Have you read Pantomime by Laura Lam? The MC in that is intersex as well. It’s a great book!

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    • Ah, I’m so glad that you liked my post. You read so many LGBT books! That’s really great. Thank you for your advices, I added all of these books to my to-read list 🙂

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      • Haha, yeah, I try and make it my mission to read at least one LGBTQ book a month! I read over 20 last year, I think? 😀 If you ever need any more recommendations just come yell at me and I will give you ALL the recommendations.

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