Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli | The Long Wait is Over

Content warnings: fatphobia, homophobia, biphobia So here we have the sequel to Simon Vs. which focusses on Leah. Leah is a fat, bisexual girl who has only told her mum that she's bi, despite her best friend being openly gay and happy. So Leah has to figure out how she's going to go about telling … Continue reading Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli | The Long Wait is Over

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Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski – Could’ve been cute but was let down with poor language and characterisation

Content warning: Ableism, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia Meg and Linus are queer best friends, who love Star Trek and each other. As they start their senior year things start to change in their lies, some for the good and some not so good. This is your classic coming of age story but from 2 queer kids. … Continue reading Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski – Could’ve been cute but was let down with poor language and characterisation

Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

Content warnings: abuse, parental abuse, runaways, homophobia, eating disorders, depression Frances is obsessed with a podcast of outer space adventures, and she is known for doing incredible fan art, in her spare time between studying for her exams to get into Cambridge.Then she meets Aled, who is the writer and voice behind her podcast and … Continue reading Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

Oh my god where do I start on this book. cw: closeting, mormons, homophobia Autoboyography is about Tanner, a boy who had to move to Utah and go back in the closet after being out as bi in California. In his final year of high school he takes a class where he has to write … Continue reading Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

If you know anything about lgbt+ YA books then you will have heard of this book. It has been everywhere the past couple years, with a huge reason behind that being that this book was part of the Zoella book club. This is why I will never say anything bad about Zoella's book club because … Continue reading If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst – Yay F/F fantasy!!!! Boo Slow read

Denna has left her home land to get married to the man she has been betrothed to since childhood. However Denna has magic in a world that is so anti magic, and being away from home has put her in so much more danger. She needs to learn to ride a horse, leading her to … Continue reading Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst – Yay F/F fantasy!!!! Boo Slow read

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by MacKenzi Lee

Right off the bat I'm going to warn you that there is homophobia, biphobia, abuse, suicidal thoughts, racism and ableism. But it's set in the 1700s so it's expected and there is on the page tackling of issues. Monty and Percy are set to go on a wild tour of Europe before Percy goes to … Continue reading The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by MacKenzi Lee