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    17 Books With LGBT Characters That Will Actually Change Your Life

    Here's your queer reading shopping list.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community what their favorite books with great LGBTQ lead characters are. Here are some of the most popular recommendations!

    1. I'll Give You The Sun, Jandy Nelson

    2. The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Emily M. Danforth

    3. More Than This, Patrick Ness

    4. I Am J, Cris Beam

    5. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli

    6. The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller

    7. Carry On, Rainbow Rowell

    8. Clariel, Garth Nix

    9. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Sáenz

    10. For Today I Am A Boy, Kim Fu

    11. The Price of Salt, Patricia Highsmith

    12. Two Boys Kissing, David Levithan

    13. Keeping You A Secret, Julie Anne Peters

    14. Hero, Perry Moore

    15. Ash, Malinda Lo

    16. Grasshopper Jungle, Andrew Smith

    17. Annie On My Mind, Nancy Garden

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