Looking for some YA books with queer main characters to read during pride month? Here’s a list of titles I’ve read and/or heard great things about. Most of these were published within the past year or so. Feel free to add on!

You Know Me Well by David Levithian and Nina LaCour

Two classmates, one gay and the other lesbian, meet during pride month in San Francisco and help each other through relationship problems.

 Tell me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan

Finally! A cute F/F novel where no lesbians die in the end! The main character is an Iranian American with traditional parents.

 Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig

Mystery/thriller about a closeted gay boy who’s girlfriend goes missing, and he becomes the focus of her disappearance. I can usually figure out what happened in mystery novels early on but this one had me guessing until the very last page.

The Abyss Surrounds Us and The Edge of the Abyss by Emily Skrutskie

Lesbian pirates and sea monsters. Need I say more?

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

This one’s like reading a modern day fairy tell starring a trans boy named Sam, who’s family immigrated from Pakistan, and a Latina girl named Miel who grows flowers out of her wrists. And there’s a glass coffin. It’s super creepy.

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Y’all, this is set at SupaCon (like Comic Con!). There are two narrators. Charlie, an Asian movie star who is bisexual, and Taylor, a blogger who has ASP.

Radical by E.M. Kokie

This one’s a little darker. It’s about a butch lesbian doomsday prepper who accidently gets involved in a dangerous plot that could get her and her family into some serious trouble. I liked this book because Bex’s views about guns are completely different than mine. But that’s why we read, right? To learn about people who are different from you.

 Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

This book was pitched to me as a fantasy book about a princess betrothed to a prince but she falls in love with his sister. It’s pretty good.

PS: Dear Mrs. Coulthurst, thank you for Chapter 34

 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

A f/f story set in Vancouver about a girl with anxiety who goes to live with her dad and falls in love with a musician.

 How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

Like Sarah Dessen? You’ll love How to Make a Wish! It’s about a girl, who’s bisexual, who falls in love with a biracial dancer. It’s part love story, part mother-daughter story and super amazing and emotional!

 History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Keep your tissues close. You’ll need them. Griffin’s ex-boyfriend, Theo, drowns and he’s left devastated. He grows close to Theo’s boyfriend, Jackson, who is one of the few people who knows what he’s going through.

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

Speaking of tissues, you’ll also need them for Nina LaCour’s latest YA/NA crossover. Marin is staying at school alone for Christmas holidays and her best friend Mabel comes to visit. It’s a tear jerker but also amazing and beautifully written.

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

I’m gonna cheat with this one because the main character isn’t queer. BUT she has two moms, they’re a biracial couple, her twin sister is a lesbian, and the sister’s girlfriend is pansexual. And her moms’ wedding is a big part of the plot. Great book to read during pride month!

Dreadnought by April Daniels

Superhero novel with a main character who’s transgender and a lesbian. I’ve read this and heard mixed reviews but for the most part, it’s a good book if you like superheroes.

The Better to Kiss You With by Michelle Osgood

This is a f/f story that I’m not entirely sure how to categorize. It’s part paranormal romance, part mystery/thriller, but could also be NA. The love interest is a butch lesbian who’s a werewolf!

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

Main character is a butch lesbian who comes from a traditional Portuguese family.

The Cursed Queen by Sarah Fine

If you’re a Clexa shipper, you’ll love The Cursed Queen. A fantasy novel with a bisexual main character who falls in love with her chieftain’s daughter. You can’t help but fall in love with Ansa and Thrya. And the best part? No dead queer girls!


,,The wedding weekend” in Real Madrid is slowly ending. We could see four beautiful ceremonys and accompany our couples in their big day. Here you can see a small summary :)

1. Danilo and Clarice Sales got married on 17th of June in Bicas, Brazil after 7 years of being together :)

2. Mateo Kovacic and Izabel Andrijanic got married on 17th of June in Zagreb, Croatia after 7 years of being together.

3. Alvaro Morata and Alice Campello got married on 17th of June in Venice, Italy after 1 year of being together. 

4. Lucas Vazquez and Macarena Rodriguez got married on 18th of June in Laz Rozas, Spain after 5 years of being together.


A mi lo que me hubiera gustado es que Maca me hubiera pedido casarme, así a lo loco, desde lo alto de la galería. Pues al principio me habría partido el culo, seguro, pero… pero luego le habría dicho que si, que claro que sí. Me habría puesto a llorar como una niña y nos habríamos casado aquí mismo, en la capilla, las dos vestidas de blanco, guapísimas y luego habríamos hecho un fiestón que te cagas… Y habríamos sido muy felices, aunque fuese aquí dentro, y fuera… fuera ya te cagas. Nos habríamos alquilado un apartamento cerca de un parque y con algún super cerca donde yo podría currar de cajera y nos habríamos pillado un perro, un perro gigante que lo llenaría todo de babas y de pelo.

You really need to try this seriously AMAZING recipe for oatmeal: Cinnamon-Maca, inspired by the lovely account of this talented girl @jaslyngoh ! I’ve been following her page for sooo long on my old account, and now that it’s closed I cannot do anything but follow her with the same enthusiasm! #jaslyngohdishes #jaslyngoh #vegan#veganism#veganfood#veganfoodshare#whatveganseat#oatmeal#rawfood#veganbreakfast#veganblog#veganlife#healthy#healthyvegan#healthyeating#cleaneating#hclf#highcarbvegan#highcarblowfat#highcarb#ctfu#carbs#carbup#oats#foodporn#veganfoodporn#shoutout4shoutout by oatlyvegan


Okay, so it’s 1.46 am and I made this as a thank you for 900 followers!!

Ain’t this the lamest comic I’ve ever made? lol

A big applause for you guys!!! I really mean it when I say you are the best! I couldn’t even draw properly hahaha… But I’ll sketch something tomorrow and after that and after that, so rn all I want to say is thank you and goodnight!

Ohw! and special thanks to @victurionice  ‘s mods! They are legit the best and super supportive??? and caring??? and like also super cute??? Y para ti, @micharax3 , pa’ ti tambien. Erí’ la raja weona, te re banco.

Gracias por no juzgar cuando te conté, flaca.

OF ELEPHANTS AND EMERALDS ROYAL TREATMENT - photography: Matthew Williams - text: Maca Huneeus - CNTraveler March 2014

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