Teen LBGT Lit

Coming of age fiction is par for the course in the teen isle in your bookstore, but in the teen LGBT lit category, you’ll read about these type of books with a difference. Whether they’re coming out books or books in which the main character just happens to be a LGBT teen, you’ll get some of the best books in this genre here.

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Blog Tour: Birthday by Meredith Russo

Buy Birthday Special price $17.06 Regular price: $18.57 Publisher: Flatiron Books / Raincoast Books Format: Hardcover Reviewer: Melissa on May 22, 2019 Rating: 5 out of 5 stars From Meredith Russo, the award-winning author of If I Was Your Girl, comes Birthday, a story about family, love, change, and fate. Two kids, Morgan and Eric, become lifetime friends (and maybe more) when they are born… Read more →

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post Film Review

For those looking for a queer film made by queer people that is a powerful condemnation of conversion therapy, a great adaption of Emily M. Danforth’s novel, and a subject-oriented, not object-oriented, version of the sexuality between two teen girls, I highly recommend you make your way to one of the cinemas in Canada and the US that are currently featuring The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Read more →

When We Were Good by Suzanne Sutherland

From its depiction of a positive, burgeoning LGBT relationship and the representation of teen depression to its larger historical and literary significance, When We Were Good is a great read that LGBT teens, adult readers of YA, and those interested in reading about mental illness or the city of Toronto shouldn’t miss. Read more →