Top 5 Wednesday – Books with LGBTQ+ Characters

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This Meme is hosted by Thoughts On Tomes and the prompts can be found on Goodreads.

This week’s prompt is: Favorite LGBTQ+ Reads
–Talk about your favorite books that feature LGBTQ+ characters or are by LGBTQ+ authors.

I don’t have a top 5 LGBTQ+ Books as I haven’t read enough that I loved to make 5. So instead I’m going to talk about 3 Fantasy books with LGBTQ+ characters as I need to read more of them! And I have 2 of my favourite YA books with LGBTQ+ characters.

Fantasy Books with LGBTQ+ Characters

I’m only basing this on google that these books actually have LGBTQ+ characters.

1. The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

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2. Half Bad by Sally Green


3. The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan


This series has an LGBTQ+ character towards the end of the series I think.

Favourite books with LGBTQ+ Characters

1. You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour & David Levithan


2. The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater


If you have any recommendations of YA fantasy books with Diverse characters please leave them in the comments! I want to read more diverse books but as there is a larger amount of diverse books in the contemporary genre than the fantasy genre, and I don’t enjoy contemporary as much as fantasy, I just don’t read many

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