9 YA LGBT+ Novels Published in 2019 on My TBR Pile

2019 has been another fantastic year for queer ya fiction, much of which I’ve read and enjoyed. However, there just aren’t enough free hours in the day to get through as many as I would have liked, and below are the nine ya lgbt+ novels published during 2019 still on my to-be-read pile. If you’ve read any of these, or if there are any others you can recommend, I’d love to hear your thoughts. I’m so looking forward to reading these and many more amazing books in the New Year!

Wishing you all a wonderful 2020 full of love, happiness, and a ton of new books!

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My Top 5 YA LGBT+ Reads of 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, I thought I’d round up the best books in queer YA and NA fiction I’ve read over the past twelve months. I’ve discovered some fantastic novels this year, spanning multiple genres and featuring characters across the LGBT+ spectrum, but these are my top five in the order I reviewed them. I’m always on the lookout for something new to read, so if you’d like to share your own favourites in the comments, I’d love to hear them!

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10 YA LGBT+ Novels to Read for Mental Health Awareness Week

Today in the UK marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, 2019 hosted every year by the Mental Health Foundation. Mental illness is more prevalent than ever, and due to a number of factors, members of the LGBT community are at higher risk of experiencing mental health problems. As someone who suffers from depression myself, I know how vital it is that we, as a society, become better educated and so develop a greater understanding of the enormous impact mental illness can have on a person’s life.

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