(Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and The Bookish!)
When you’re a teenager and you’re confused or conflicted with your sexuality, sometimes books are the best places to turn. You can experience someone else’s story and it makes yours a little bit less terrifying – it allows you to escape.
If you’re an LGBT+ teen, these ten books might help you do that, and they might help you to love who you are that little bit more too.
10) ‘A Kiss in the Dark’ by Cat Clarke
9) ‘This Song Is (Not) For You’ by Laura Nowlin
I wasn’t too impressed by ‘This Song Is (Not) For You’ when I read it at the beginning of the year, but it’s still one of the only YA books I’ve read that have featured asexuality, so it’s certainly worth checking out if you’re of that orientation.
8) ‘Golden Boy’ by Abigail Tarttelin
7) ‘Taking The Stand’ by Juliann Rich
6) ‘Seven Ways We Lie’ by Riley Redgate
5) ‘Far From You’ by Tess Sharpe
4) ‘How Many Letters Are In Goodbye?’ by Yvonne Cassidy
3) ‘The Art of Being Normal’ by Lisa Williamson
2) ‘Carol’ by Patricia Highsmith
1) ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ by Becky Albertalli
I hope you enjoyed this Top Ten Tuesday. Are you part of the LGBT+ community, and if so what books do you recommend?