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A-Z of UKYA LGBTQIA Books

So as some of you may know back in January I did a blog post which gave an A-Z of YA Mental Health Books and considering that this month is when London Gay Pride takes place and due to recent events I thought I would do an A-Z of UKYA LGBTQIA books so that you can get some recommendations. In the future, I will probably do the second part due to the amount of recommendations that I have. So let's get started...

All of The Above by Juno Dawson- features asexual, bisexual, lesbian and gay characters. These are normalised in the text and this is not a coming out story. 
The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew- features a lesbian character
Falling by Cat Clarke- Features LGBTQ+ elements

Unbecoming by Jenny Downham- features a lesbian main character 
Only Ever Yours by Louise O'Neill- may feature LGBTQ+ aspects
Far From You by Tess Sharpe- may feature LGBTQ+ aspects
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman- has LGBTQ+ aspects
Half Bad by Sally Green- may contain LGBTQ+ themes
This Book Is Gay by Juno Dawson- a non-fiction books with LGBTQ+ themes
Cruel Summer by Juno Dawson- has LGBTQ+ elements
Counting Stars by Keris Stainton- has LGBTQ+ elements
Star Stuck by Jenny McLachlan- may feature LGBTQ+ elements
More Than This by Patrick Ness- features a gay character and explores issues of being gay.
Nick and Charlie by Alice Oseman- tells the story of Nick and Charlie who are in a relationship.
Radio Silence by Alice Oseman- Features LGBTQ+ aspects
Remix by Non Pratt- features a gay couple although not part of the main plot

MasQuerade by Laura Lam- an uncoming release that will feature an intersex character
Read Me Like A Book by Liz Kessler- features a queer, lesbian character and relationship
Solitaire by Alice Oseman- features the relationship of Nick and Charlie although this is not the main story line
The Accident Season by Moira Fowley Doyle- features LGBTQ+ aspects
Undone by Cat Clarke- features the main character follows falls in love with her gay best friend
LoVe Hurts edited by Marolie Blackman- features LGBTQ+ stories
The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson- tells the story of a transgender teenager
The NeXt Together by Lauren James- Features a character who has lesbian grandparents 
Starring KittY by Keris Stainton- has a lesbian character in the novel also has queer elements
Out There: An Anthology of Scottish LGBT writing by Zoe Stracham

Thank you for reading and if you have any more UKYA LGBTQ+ book recommendations leave them in the comments below. 

See you soon, 

Amy

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