Celebrate Pride month! Read a book about the LGBTQ+ experience. This list includes memoirs/biographies as well as fiction. We have included light-hearted romantic comedies as well as serious explorations about LGBTQ+ experiences.

Revised May 2023

Becoming Nicole

by Amy Ellis Nutt

Boy erased : a memoir of identity, faith, and family

by Garrard Conley

Call Me By Your Name

by Andre Aciman


by Carolina De Robertis

The Color Purple

by Alice Walker

The Danish Girl

by David Ebershoff

Delilah Green Doesn't Care

by Ashley Herring Blake

The Great Believers

by Rebecca Makkai

Here Comes the Sun

by Nicole Dennis-Benn

The Humble Lover

by Edmund White

In the Dream House

by Carmen Maria Machado

Last Night At The Telegraph Club

by Malinda Lo

Leaving Isn't The Hardest Thing

by Lauren Hough

Mama's Boy

by Dustin Lance Black

Mrs. Everything

by Jennifer Weiner

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

by Ocean Vuong

One Last Stop

by Casey Mcquiston

The Paying Guests

by Sarah Waters

The Price Of Salt

by Patricia Highsmith

The Prophets

by Robert Jones Jr.

To Paradise

by Hanya Yanagihara

Under the Udala Trees

by Chinelo Okparanta

When Katie Met Cassidy

by Camille Perri

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty

by Akwaeke Emezi