Gay/Lesbian Themed Books

Discussion in 'Books & Comics' started by Iris, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. Iris

    Iris rainbow 11!

    Have any of you read any gay/lesbian themed books? If so, what were they and what did you think of them?

    I've read a few of them.

    Keeping You A Secret by Julie Ann Peters (f/f)
    Luna by Julie Ann Peters (trans)
    Far From Xanadu by JAP (f/f)

    Empress of the World by Sarah Ryan (f/f)

    Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson (f/f)
    Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle (f/f)

    And Am I Blue? by [FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif][FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]Bruce Coville, M.E. Kerr, William Sleator, and Jane Yolen (and others)

    That last one is a collection of short stories.

    I loved all of them. In their own special way each book has made a place in my heart. :nod:

  2. Easily-Amused


    Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden. (f/f)

    ive been meaning to read Luna... once I save up enough, I should go to the bookstore and buy it.
  3. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

    don't you have a library? do they not have it there?
  4. Easily-Amused


    my library doesnt like me
    its full of mean people who glare at you all the time.
    there's a family-owned bookstore around the corner from my house
    i'd rather support it than a huge chain of libraries.
  5. Iris

    Iris rainbow 11!

    Luna is a beautiful book. I just finished reading it for the second time.

    It's so sad. :(

    I urge you to get it as soon as possible.
  6. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

    you do know that the library is supported with tax dollars, right? it's not a chain.

    also going there does not "support" them.

    i'm just sayin. you can read for free.
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2008
  7. Mason

    Mason phawq

    I might, at some point in time, read an f/f book. I might look for the ones you guys have mentioned. Anymore good ones?

    I'd never read m/m books, though. Since male homosexuality doesn't interest me, especially since I'm straight.
  8. Easily-Amused


    Oh yea, i forgot to mention:
    Geography Club by Brent Hartinger
    Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2008
  9. Iris

    Iris rainbow 11!

    A good m/m series is Rainbow Boys. There are three, I think.

    Rainbow Boys, Rainbow High, and Rainbow Road. It's a very good series, though I've only read the first two.

    The author is Alex Sanchez, something like that.
  10. Easily-Amused


    Boy Meets Boy is defiantly among my favorites. It's a classic boy-meets-girl boy-gets-girl, boy-loses-girl, boy-gets-girl-back story... only the girl is now a boy. And the main character's best friend is both the Homecoming (Drag) Queen and the star quarterback.

    I've heard of Rainbow Boys! I should probably pick that up...

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