Whether you’re still in high school, or you just want to revisit the kinds of books that helped you accept yourself and your sexual orientation as a teenager, a lesbian young adult novel is completely relatable.
So here are 10 lesbian YA novels you'll totally love!
Harper is the most popular girl in school, and things are going well until she meets Sarah. Sarah is a loner, but for some reason, Harper can’t stop thinking about her. When Sarah realizes her feelings might go beyond friendship, she has to deal with her fears and make a choice about coming to terms with who she is.
Lauren can’t figure out how to find a girlfriend in Duluth, Minnesota, so for now, she’s focused on doing better in school and trying not to feel so crazy all the time. When she’s invited to the Twin Cities by a group of kids telling a sci-fi story online, she gets attention from Sierra and Blake. Blake’s insights into living with bipolar disorder may change the way Lauren sees everything, including her relationship with Sierra.
Sam would gladly have nothing to do with prom, but her best friend and the girl she’s pining over, Tash, dreams of the perfect romantic prom night. When Sam sees the perfect androgynous suit in a shop window, she knows she should wear it to prom with Tash. But first she has to reveal her true feelings.
This inspiring debut memoir by Lucy Sutcliffe tells her coming out story. At seventeen, Lucy began an online friendship with Kaelyn, a veterinary student from Michigan. They began a long distance relationship, and eventually met in the summer of 2011. Lucy’s video montage of their first week together was posted to the couple’s YouTube channel, and their story was shared with the world.
For Cassandra Leung, training sea monsters is just the family business. But when pirate queen Santa Elena swoops in on Cassandra’s first solo mission, her dream of being a full-time trainer seems ruined. Santa Elena orders Cassandra to raise the sea monster pup and teach him to fight for the pirates. If lesbian pirates and sea monster trainers in a dystopian morally iffy world are for you, this is your book.