Book Riot's 2020 Read Harder Challenge, hosted by Book Riot

Read a debut novel by a queer author
All books added to this prompt

Ninefox Gambit (The Machineries of Empire, #1)

Yoon Ha Lee

fiction Fantasy Science Fiction
adventurous challenging medium-paced

All Boys Aren't Blue

George M. Johnson

nonfiction LGBTQIA+ Memoir
challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

The Henna Wars

Adiba Jaigirdar

fiction Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Romance
emotional inspiring lighthearted fast-paced

Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb, #1)

Tamsyn Muir

fiction Fantasy Science Fiction
adventurous dark funny medium-paced

You Should See Me in a Crown

Leah Johnson

fiction Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Young Adult
emotional funny lighthearted medium-paced

I Wish You All the Best

Mason Deaver

fiction Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Young Adult
emotional slow-paced

Red, White & Royal Blue

Casey McQuiston

fiction Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Romance
funny hopeful lighthearted medium-paced

Syvään päähän

Kate Davies, Kristiina Vaara

fiction Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Romance
emotional hopeful lighthearted medium-paced

Magic for Liars

Sarah Gailey

fiction Fantasy Mystery
lighthearted mysterious reflective fast-paced

B-Boy Blues: A Seriously Sexy, Fiercely Funny, Black-on-Black Love Story (B-Boy Blues, #1)

James Earl Hardy

fiction LGBTQIA+
emotional funny reflective medium-paced