The world of LGBTQ+ fiction was booming in 2021, with releases across all genres and audiences. Whether you fell in love with Adiba Jaigirdar’s Sapphic YA novel, Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating, Torrey Peter is entertaining and chaotic Detransition, Baby or Morgan Roger’s famous TikTok delicious girl, There was something for everyone.
2022 has more in store, with big releases in your favorite genres. Covering fantasy, YA comedy, horror and more, from well-known authors to hidden gems, this list brings together the crème de la crème of LGBTQ+ literature coming out over the next 12 months. If you’re in the mood to laugh, cry, or do that thing where you have to close your book and scream because of kindness, this list has it all.
With highlights including: In Paradise, Hanya Yanaghira’s highly anticipated sequel to Man Booker’s selection A little life which dissects themes of love and loss across three centuries; by Louise Welsh The second cut, an investigation into the modern LGBTQ+ scene in Glasgow through the eyes of an auctioneer investigating the suspicious death of his friend; and the marvelous horror debut of Julia Armfield Our women under the sea, which explores how the marriage of two women is irrevocably changed when one returns from a disastrous mission on the high seas.
So if you’re looking to stock your library for the year with groundbreaking LGBTQ+ fiction, look no further.
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