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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

RTW: Favorite YA LGBT Book

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Next week’s topic: 
In honor of National Pride Month, what's your favorite YA LGBT book?

I'm going to pick a couple favorites. I can't choose just one, because I want both books on the list for different reasons.

First up:
 Boy Meets Boy
by David Levithan

I read it a few years ago in high school and loved it. I've had it on my list of books to buy ever since, I just haven't sat down and ordered it yet. It's a very sweet and beautifully written story. 

Next: 
Every Day
 by David Levithan

I wanted to include this book because the sexuality and gender identity is more fluid. The main character who goes only by 'A' wakes up in a new body every day (male, female, gay, straight, basically anyone who's the same age). The writing is gorgeous and fast-paced, the concept well-executed. One of my favorite books.

2 comments:

Suzanne said...

Been dying to read both of us! Bumping them up my TBR list! Thanks :)

Laura W. said...

Both Levithan books? I've heard good things. :) Got to find those...