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Teen LGBTQ+ Fiction for Teens

Happy Pride Month! Looking for some new LGBTQ+ teen fiction to check out? You're sure to find something on this list! 

Where sleeping girls lie
Where sleeping girls lie
by Faridah Abike-Iyimide

Starting her junior year of high school at the prestigious Alfred Nobel Academy, Sade Hussein decides to investigate when her roommate Elizabeth goes missing and is plunged into a world of dark secrets—ones that rival even her own. 
The poisons we drink
The poisons we drink
by Bethany Baptiste

When her mother is murdered, Venus, who brews illegal love potions to support her family, is offered the chance to punish her mother's killer in exchange for brewing poisonous potions to enslave D.C.'s most influential politicians and soon finds the line between magic and power blurring. 
Keepers of the stones & stars
Keepers of the stones & stars
by Michael Barakiva

The first of five Stone Bearers chosen by magical gems and granted their powers, Reed must join forces with the other Bearers to seal a portal that prevents chaotic magical energies from destroying the world as we know it and fulfill their roles in a centuries-old cycle. 
Infinity Alchemist
Infinity Alchemist
by Kacen Callender

Discovered practicing alchemy by apprentice Ramsay Thorne, Ash must help her find a sacred text of extraordinary power—a journey that forces him to discover his own definition of true power and how far he will go to seize it.
Ariel crashes a train
Ariel crashes a train
by Olivia A. Cole

Afraid of her own mind and the violent fantasies she can't control, Ariel finds herself questioning everything when a summer job at a carnival brings new friends into her world who show her that just because she has OCD, she's not broken?—?and not alone. Simultaneous eBook.
Out of blue comes green
Out of blue comes green
by M. E. Corey

After a killer school talent show performance in full masculine presentation, trans boy Kinkade is quickly knocked back down to earth when his crush rejects him, and the whole school sees him in the dress his mother forced him to wear for a family photo. So, when the new girl Madi assumes he is cis and asks him out, he accepts without correcting her. After years of being ignored by his old crush and bullied by other boys, Kinkade just wants to convince Madi that he's a regular guy's guy. To impress her and finally win the approval of his peers, Kinkade agrees to his best friend Libby's suggestion that they enter a competition to become the band for prom despite his misgivings. In between band practice, weightlifting, and dates, Kinkade accidentally becomes an animal shelter volunteer under an assumed name-and it's there among the unconditional acceptance of dogs that he finally receives the affirmation he's been longing for. But it's going to be harder than he thought to play the show, get the girl, and become the man he's meant to be.
We mostly come out at night : 15 queer tales of monsters, angels & other creatures
We mostly come out at night : 15 queer tales of monsters, angels & other creatures
by Rob Costello

A YA anthology of short stories ranging in genres from horror to romance; featuring classic and original monsters and creatures; and highlighting authors from the LGBTQIA+ community, including Claire Kann, Kalynn Bayron, Jonathan Lenore Kastin, and H.E.Edgmon.
Merciless Saviors
Merciless Saviors
by H. E. Edgmon

With everything thrown into chaos and corruption, Gem, the merciless God of Air, searches for a way to restore the balance without sacrificing herself, but new horrors make her question how far she's willing to go—and if it's time to kill off her own humanity. 
Dead girls walking
Dead girls walking
by Sami Ellis

Temple Baker, the daughter of a well-known serial killer, assumes the role of a camp counselor at a camp for true crime enthusiasts while she attempts to unearth the truth surrounding her mother's murder, but becomes embroiled in a disturbing series of events when a girl is found dead in the woods.
The fox maidens
The fox maidens
by Robin Ha

Set in 16th century Korea, this queer, feminist reimagining of the Fox Maiden legend from Korean mythology follows Kai Song, who is determined to be a warrior as she must come to terms with her true identity and take control of her destiny after learning a deadly secret. 
Thirsty : a novel
Thirsty : a novel
by Jas Hammonds

Having one goal: to join a sorority that promises lifelong connections to a network of powerful women of color, 18-year-old Blake finds courage in alcohol and as pledging intensifies, so does her drinking, and she must decide how far she's willing to go to achieve her dream. 
Just happy to be here
Just happy to be here
by Naomi Kanakia

Tara just wants to be treated like any other girl at Ainsley Academy. That is, judged on her merits--not on her transness. But there's no road map for being the first trans girl at an all-girls school. And when she tries to join the Sibyls, an old-fashioned Ainsley sisterhood complete with code names and special privileges, she's thrust into the center of a larger argument about what girlhood means and whether the club should exist at all. 
My fair Brady
My fair Brady
by Brian D. Kennedy

Wade Westmore is used to being in the spotlight. So when he's passed over for the lead in the spring musical, it comes as a major blow--especially when the role goes to his ex-boyfriend, Reese...Shy sophomore Elijah Brady is used to being overlooked. Forget not knowing his name--most of his classmates don't even know he exists. So when he joins the stage crew for the musical, he seems destined to blend into the scenery. When the two have a disastrous backstage run-in, Elijah proposes an arrangement that could solve both boys' problems: If Wade teaches Elijah how to be popular, Wade can prove that he cares about more than just himself.
No time like now
No time like now
by Naz Kutub

Able to grant any living thing extra time, Hazeem must take back the extra life he gave someone when Time itself appears and says he's put the entire timeline in danger, forcing Hazeem to confront the past where he realizes just how much time he's wasted. 
Otherworldly
Otherworldly
by F. T. Lukens

When she comes to the rescue of Knox, who needs to make a deal with a human who can tether him to this realm, natural-born skeptic Ellery strikes a bargain to help her family, but the growing connection between them might just change everything.
Escaping Mr. Rochester
Escaping Mr. Rochester
by L. L. McKinney

In this empowering Black queer romance reimagining of Charlotte Brontë's classic novel, Jane Eyre, the new governess at Thornfield Hall discovers her cruel employer has locked away his wife as revenge for withholding her inheritance and, as his dark plan unfolds, must find a way to save this woman she's come to love. 
Flawless girls
Flawless girls
by Anna-Marie McLemore

When her sister Renata returns from prominent finishing school Alarie House, seemingly pleasant, unnervingly polite and possibly murderous, younger sister Isla is determined to find out want happened to Renata by going back to the school and is drawn into the opulent, unsettling place that won't give up its secrets—or her—without a fight. 
Off with their heads
Off with their heads
by Zoe Hana Mikuta

A royal Saint-harvester pretending not to know of the twisted monster experiments her beloved Red Queen hides beneath the palace, Caro must finally confront her former lover, Icca, whom she betrayed—and who will stop at nothing to exact her vengeance.
Most ardently : a Pride & prejudice remix
Most ardently : a Pride & prejudice remix
by Gabe Cole Novoa

While exploring the city dressed as a young gentleman in 1812 London, trans boy Oliver meets and falls in love with Darcy, forcing him to choose between a life of pretending to be something he's not or risking everything for a life that is truly his own. 
The deep dark
The deep dark
by Molly Knox Ostertag

When her childhood friend comes back to town, high school senior Mags, who has a secret that drains her energy and leaves her bleeding, refuses to get attached until the darkness threatens to engulf them, forcing her to risk everything and drag her secret into the light. 
Infinity kings
Infinity kings
by Adam Silvera

This electrifying conclusion to the Infinity Cycle finds Emil, the Infinity Son, and Brighton, the Infinity Reaper, facing off in an epic battle that threatens to destroy them both and everyone they love. Simultaneous and eBook.
Have you seen this girl
Have you seen this girl
by Nita Tyndall

Another girl has gone missing in Cardinal Creek. Sid knows their dad didn't do it-this time. He's currently serving a life sentence for the five girls he murdered ten years ago. Girls whose bodies he dumped into the lake. The same lake where June Hargrove was just found. And while Sid's dad couldn't have done it, suspicion is now directed at Sid. The only person who doesn't suspect Sid is the new girl, Mavis-as long as Sid doesn't let her find out about their past. But Sid has another secret: They're being haunted by the ghosts of the five girls their father killed. Except now there are six. And unlike the others, June isn't content to just whisper in Sid's ear. She wants them to find out who's killing again, especially as another girl goes missing. If Sid wants any chance of solving the current disappearances, they're going to have to face what their father did-or risk being haunted forever.
Canto contigo : a novel
Canto contigo : a novel
by Jonny Garza Villa

When a mariachi star transfers schools, he expects to be handed his new group's lead vocalist spot, but what he gets instead is a tenacious current lead with a very familiar, very kissable face.