2014 Young Adult GLBT Books

Rethinking NormalSome Assembly Required
Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews / Rethinking Normal by Katie Hill – Two non-fiction books written by two transgender teenagers who dated each other while transitioning.
Far From You
Far From You by Tess SharpeWhen she narrowly escapes a confrontation with a masked man in the woods but her best friend Mina doesn’t, Sophie is forced to confront their shared history, Mina’s secrets, and her former drug addiction.
Lies My Girlfriend Told Me
Lies My Girlfriend Told Me by Julie Ann Peters – When her girlfriend dies suddenly at age seventeen, Colorado teenager Alix struggles with grief as painful secrets are revealed.
Fan Art
Fan Art by Sarah Tregay – Jamie develops a crush on his best friend Mason but is afraid that revealing his secret will ruin their friendship.
Everything Leads to You
Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour – While working as a film production designer in Los Angeles, Emi finds a mysterious letter from a silver screen legend which leads Emi to Ava who is about to expand Emi’s understanding of family, acceptance, and true romance.
One Man Guy
One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva – When Alek is forced to attend summer school by his strict Armenian parents, he never imagines a guy like skateboarding slacker Ethan will change his entire life.
Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel
Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan – High school junior Leila’s Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates at Armstead Academy, but when a new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would.
Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis – A 17 year-old boy finds that every time he closes his eyes, he is drawn into the body of a mute servant girl from another world–a world that is growing increasingly more dangerous, and where many things are not as they seem.
Grasshopper Jungle
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith – In a unique novel of magical realism, Austin chronicles the end of the world in his journals, as well as his attraction to both of his best friends, and the coming plague of giant insects.
Beyond Magenta
Beyond Magenta by Susan Kuklin – In this non-fiction book, six teens discuss what life is like for them in the transgender community.