Queer book recs from booksellers

Three of our booksellers share some of the LGBTQIA+ books they've read, loved, and highly recommend.

Aurelia recommends Milk Fed by Melissa Broder

Milk Fed is an absolute feast of every delight and pleasure the world has to offer. When Rachel, a non-practicing Jew who has made intensive diets and cardio exercise her religion, meets Miriam, an Orthodox Jewish woman intent upon feeding her, Rachel suddenly experiences a world in which indulging your every desire is nothing to be ashamed…

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2022 LGBTQIA+ fiction favourites

It’s been a fantastic year for LGBTQIA+ stories in fiction. Below, you’ll find some of our 2022 fiction favourites that centre and celebrate a multiplicity of LGBTQIA+ experiences within their pages.

The Dawnhounds by Sascha Stronach

The port city of Hainak is alive: its buildings, its fashion, even its weapons. But, after a devastating war and a sweeping biotech revolution, all its inhabitants want is peace, no one more so than Yat Jyn-Hok a reformed-thief-turned-cop who patrols the streets at…

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Six LGBTQIA+ fantasy & sci-fi must-reads

Six fantastic LGBTQIA+ fantasy and sci-fi novels to sink your teeth into.

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction - but assassins are getting closer to her door. Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society…

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Five sapphic must-reads for teens

by Lucie Dess

I’m back with another YA post for Pride month. This time, I’m focusing on sapphic books and I have some great ones for you! Be prepared to ‘add to cart’ after reading about these glorious titles.

She Gets the Girl by Rachael Lippincott

If you love romcoms, rollerskating and first kisses in libraries, then this adorable book is for you! Plus just look at that cover!

Alex Blackwood is a little bit headstrong, with a dash of chaos and a…

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Five LGBTQIA+ horror must-reads

Five fantastic LGBTQIA+ horror recommendations. That’s really all you need to know before you let these inventive, thought-provoking narratives consume you.

They by Kay Dick

Lost for over forty years, They (1977) is a rediscovered dystopian masterpiece.

They are coming closer. They begin with a dead dog, shadowy footsteps, confiscated books. Then, the National Gallery is purged; motorway checkpoints demarcate Areas, violent mobs stalk the countryside, destroying cultural artefacts - and those who resist. The surviving writers, artists and thinkers…

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New LGBTQIA+ YA novels

by Lucie Dess

It’s the most exciting month of the year - Pride month! We’ll be recommending a swathe of great LGBTQIA+ books this month – starting with these five new young adult novels that deserve a place on your bookshelf.

For enemies to lovers fans: The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes

Seventeen-year-old Yamilet Flores prefers drawing attention for her killer eyeliner, not for being one of the only Mexican kids at her new, mostly white, very rich, Catholic school…

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LGBTQIA+ fiction favourites for 2021

It’s been a sparkling year for LGBTQIA+ stories in fiction! Below, you’ll find some of our 2021 fiction favourites that centre and celebrate a multiplicity of LGBTQIA+ experiences within their pages.

Nothing But My Body by Tilly Lawless

Nothing But My Body is an eight-day journey through the mind of a young woman, a queer sex worker in Australia, as she navigates breakups and infatuation across just over a year. The unnamed narrator’s voice is both fierce and vulnerable, defiant…

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