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Caddy ([personal profile] nocowardsoul) wrote in [community profile] historicalyafen2011-09-23 03:11 pm

Books with LGBT characters

Last updated 19 Feb 2017
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Main Characters
Killing Miss Kitty and Other Stories by Marion Dane Bauer (2007)

Hidden Conflict: Tales from Lost Voices in Battle by Alex Beecroft, Mark R. Probst, Jordan Taylor, and E. N. Holland (2009)

Pegasi and Prefects by Eleanor Beresford (2015)

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (2015)

Intertwined Souls series by Mary D. Brooks

My Father's Scar by Michael Cart (1998)

Eye of Ra by Dakota Chase (2010)

Love in Revolution by B. R. Collins (2013)

Hidden Voices: The Orphan Musicians of Venice by Pat Lowery Collins (2009)

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth (2012)

Whisper My Name by Jane Eagland (2010)

Wildthorn by Jane Eagland (2009)

Moon at Nine by Deborah Ellis (2014)

Seidman by James Erich (2012)

Boys Will Be Boys by Paul Alan Faley (2012)

Josef Jaeger by Jere' M. Fishback (2009)

Honey Girl by Lisa Freeman (2015)

Crush by Jane Futcher (1994)

Hear Us Out!: Lesbian and Gay Stories of Struggle, Progress, and Hope, 1950 to the Present edited by Nancy Garden (2007)

"Three Mondays in July" by James Cross Giblin in Am I Blue? (1995)

Amelia's Revolution by Kim Flowers (2012)

Map of Ireland by Stephanie Grant (2008)

Secrets Clad in Light by Kyra Gregory (2012)

Silhouette of a Sparrow by Molly Beth Griffin (2012)

Radiant Days by Elizabeth Hand (2012)

Nothing Pink by Mark Hardy (2008)

What We Hide by Marthe Jocelyn (2014)

The Screaming Divas by Suzanne Kamata (2014)

What I Know Now by Roger Larson (1997)

The Age by Nancy Lee (2014)

The Chinese Garden by Rosemary Manning (1962)

The Elementals by Saundra Mitchell (2013)

The Shell House by Linda Newbery (2007)

Staged Life by Lija O'Brien (2008)

My Life as a Myth by Huston Piner (2013)

The Filly by Mark B. Probst (2007)

In the Tent by David Rees (1985)

The Necessary Hunger by Nina Revoyr (1997)

Outfield Menace by Mark A. Roeder (2005)

Becoming Nancy by Terry Roland (2011)

Finlater by Shawn Stewart Ruff (2008)

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz (2012)

Willful Impropriety ed. Ekaterina Sedia (2012) - the stories by Steve Berman, Stephanie Burgis, Seth Cadin, Tiffany Trent, and Genevieve Valentine

Swimming in the Monsoon Sea by Shyam Selvadurai (2007)

The Mediocre Assassin's Handbook by Tamara Sheehan (2009)

Coffee Will Make You Black by April Sinclair (1995)

Cursebusters! by Julie Smith (2011)

Woman Chief by Rose Sobol (1979)

The World is a Stage by Gail Sterling (2009)

Becoming Bobbie by R. J. Stevens (2003)

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley (2014)

Banshee by Hayden Thorne (2008)

Desmond and Garrick, Books One and Two by Hayden Thorne (2010-2011)

The Glass Minstrel by Hayden Thorne (2010)

Icarus in Flight by Hayden Thorne (2008)

The Twilight Gods by Hayden Thorne (2009)

What Night Brings by Carla Mari Trujillo (2003)

Damned Strong Love by Lutz van Dijk (1995)

Breathing Underwater by Lu Vickers (2007)

Secret City by Julia Watts (2013)

Supporting Characters
What Happened to Mr. Forster? by Gary W. Bargar (1981)

Mesmerized by David-Matthew Barnes (2010)

The Diviners series by Libba Bray (2012- )

Gemma Doyle trilogy by Libba Bray (2003-2007)

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt (2012)

Finishing School series by Gail Carriger (2013-

Postcards from No Man's Land by Aidan Chambers (1999) (in the modern storyline)

The Montmaray Journals by Michelle Cooper (2008-2012)

The Rage of Sheep by Michelle Cooper (2007)

The Summer of Love by Debbie Drechsler (2003)

Just the Right Amount of Wrong by Larry Hulse (1982)

Act of Faith (2011) and The Sultan's Eyes (2013) by Kelly Gardiner

Skyscraping by Cornelia Jensen (2015)

Newsgirl by Liza Ketchum (2009)

Sonny's House of Spies by George Ella Lyon (2004) (not sure if main or supporting)

Here Today by Ann M. Martin (2006)

Bloody Jack series by L. A. Meyer (2002-2014)

Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran (2009)

Set in Stone by Linda Newbery (2006) (not sure if main or supporting)

Sisterland by Linda Newbery (2004) (in the modern storyline)

At Somerton by Leila Rasheed (2013-2014)

Sovay by Celia Rees (2008)

What I Was by Meg Rosoff (2008)

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys (2013)

Cissy Funk by Kim Taylor (2001)

Briar Rose by Jane Yolen (1992)
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[personal profile] jeweledeyes 2011-09-24 05:22 am (UTC)(link)
YESSSS omg I was really hoping to see a historical fiction list for this because most of the books on the original list that was floating around were not my type.

One book that comes to mind off the top of my head is Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran, which I believe was marketed as a YA... idk if it would count as a spoiler if I said who the gay character is in that one, but it is a major character. I will think about it and see if I can remember more books...