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9 Books That Centre On Queer Joy

Let these books brighten up your summer. Sponsored by Amazon Books. Created by BuzzFeed Editors

The number of queer stories being told in literature has gone up exponentially in recent years, as it should. But we can always use more queer rep, and not just the heavy stuff – sometimes you just want some classic joyful, fluffy, happy-ending queer storytelling. And when it comes to queer joy, these nine books don’t disappoint.

1. Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan

2. They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera

3. Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

4. Hani and Ishu’s Guide To Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar

5. Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

6. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

7. Love Is for Losers by Wibke Brueggemann

8. If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho by Sappho and Anne Carson

9. Proud by various authors and edited by Juno Dawson

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