For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine how waiting tables at a 24-hour pancake diner and moving in with too many weird roommates could possibly change that. And there’s certainly no chance of her subway commute being anything more than a daily trudge through boredom and electrical failures.
But then, there’s this gorgeous girl on the train.
This post is part of Six For Sunday run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.
I admit, my queer reading has been a little lax recently. There are a few books I’ve read recently with characters across the LGBT+ sphere, but I definitely do need to up my game.
These are just some of the books I’ve loved from which feature LGBT+ characters, either as the main character or one of the side characters. If you have read any of these, I would love to hear your thoughts.
I’m also more than open to suggestions, I would love to find more LGBT stories from right across the spectrum. What recommendations do you have for me?
Liz Lighty has always believed she’s too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it’s okay — Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College, play in their world-famous orchestra, and become a doctor.