Book Recommendations?

jazzybchick's picture

Hey everyone. I was just wondering what good books you might know of that have like gay couples. I have read Kissing Kate, Rage, Keeping You a Secret, and others but I can't remember the names of them. I'd really appreciate some book titles so I can read them. They inspire me to come out and be my crazy self :) thanks a bunch <3

radiosilence95's picture

I've read two amazing books

I've read two amazing books that have LGBT characters in them, Tell the Wolves I'm Home and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. But LGBT issues aren't the focal point of either of 'em. They're still worth a read though.

I keep trying to find good LGBT books too, but all I can find are porn novels. Maybe I'm just not looking hard enough.

MaddieJoy's picture

Anything by David Levithan

like Boy Meets Boy or Will Grayson, Will Grayson
I've noticed a lot of LGBT books are all "woe is me, I'm gay and everything sucks" but Levithan writes everything humorously, pretty much like any other funny coming-of-age novel.

The ducks will get you!

anarchist's picture

The Pink Swastika.

I know the author is definitely gay, and it is about homosexuals. So it might have some gay couples and shit.

MaddieJoy's picture

nooo!

The Pink TRIANGLE! The Pink SWASTIKA is about how the Nazis were gay and didn't persecute gays. It's actually supposed to be pretty offensive.

The ducks will get you!

anarchist's picture

I know.

poetic_star's picture

I love Kissing Kate :) But

I love Kissing Kate :) But my all time favorite book is The Vast Fields of Ordinary. A Time Before Me is also pretty interesting.

jacjessen90's picture

um...

i would recomend(sorry can't spell right now..) "a companion to wolves" and then theres the book versions of the movies "milk" and "brokeback mountain"...
~"i'm a real Witch, Before, During AND After my coffee!"

jazzybchick's picture

Thanks!

Sounds good :) I'll definately check them out. -Jazzy<3

jacjessen90's picture

*spoilers!*

the book "a companion to wolves" is about a group of men in what i presume to be viking times. the boys at the very begining of puberty, are put on a list to be sellected by the 'wolf council' (or something like that, it's been a while since i read the book,) which means they will get a chance to be chosen by a newborn wolf pup, and the pups emotionally bond to the boys, and every time the wolves mate due to the bond the humans get the same feelings of "i need someone to bed, NOW" that the wolves feel, the main charictor gets chosen by a female wolf, and thus is tought the ways of being a receptive partner when the wolves mate. A very good book!
~"i'm a real Witch, Before, During AND After my coffee!"