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prolix-  asked:

Hi, i'm not sure if you've rec'd this before but do you know any good lgbtq+ books featuring asian/south asian protagonists? Thanks!!

I do! Gonna split them up by Asian authors and non-Asian authors:

Asian authors:

  • Seven Tears at High Tide by CB Lee (YA Fantasy)
  • Not Your Sidekick by CB Lee (YA Sci-Fi Lite)
  • Noteworthy by Riley Redgate (YA Contemporary)
  • If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan (YA Contemporary)
  • Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan (YA Romance)
  • It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura (YA Romance)
  • Huntress by Malinda Lo (YA Fantasy)
  • Another Word for Happy by Agay Llanera (YA Contemporary)
  • Swimming in the Monsoon Sea by Shyam Selvadurai (YA Historical)
  • A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo (releasing 10/17/17) (YA Thriller)
  • Skim by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki (Graphic Novel)
  • Hold Me by Courtney Milan (NA)
  • A Gentleman in the Street by Alisha Rai (Erotic Romance)
  • Spice and Smoke by Suleikha Snyder (Erotic Romance)
  • Blue Boy by Rakesh Satyal (Contemporary)
  • She of the Mountains by Vivek Shraya (Illustrated Contemporary)
  • Small Beauty by jia qing wilson-yang (Contemporary)
  • The Book of Salt by Monique Truong (Historical)

Non-Asian authors:

  • A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith (YA Fantasy Thriller)
  • Vanished and Avenged by E.E. Cooper (YA Thriller)
  • When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore (YA Magical Realism)
  • Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace (YA Paranormal)
  • The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie (YA Sci-Fi)
  • Under the Lights by Dahlia Adler (YA/NA Contemporary)
  • Soul to Keep by Rebekah Weatherspoon (NA Paranormal)
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The Unbecoming Of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

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