Book Review

Lauren (ReadingWithFeelings)’s Book Recommendations for RCR’s 2022 LGBTQ+ Summer Book Bingo

Lauren (she/her, they/them) is a bookstagramer as @readingwithfeelings.

Reviewed on Roar Cat Reads

Loveless by Alice Oseman

African-Influenced Culture

The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.

Red Cover

Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao

Trans Protagonist

Sir Callie and the Champions of Helston by Esme Symes-Smith
Hell Followed with Us by Andrew Joseph White
Obie is Man Enough by Schuyler Bailor

2022 Release

Never Been Kissed by Timothy Janovsky

Fairy Tale Retelling

Misrule by Heather Walter
Travelers Along the Way by Aminah Mae Safi


Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Orange Cover

D’Vaughn and Kris Plan a Wedding by Chencia C. Higgins


An Unsuitable Heir by K.J. Charles

Asian-Influenced Culture

Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

Award Winning

Hazel’s Theory of Evolution by Lisa Jenn Bigelow
Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby

Yellow Cover

Queerly Beloved by Susie Dumond

European-Influenced Culture

Royal Rescue by A. Alex Logan


When Brooklyn Was Queer by Hugh Ryan

Released Before 2000

Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block

Disabled Protagonist

One for All by Lillie Lainoff
Sick Kids in Love by Hannah Moskowitz

Green Cover

I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston

Fanfic Tropes

Heartstopper Volume 2 by Alice Oseman

Indigenous-Influenced Culture

Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger

Story About Siblings

She Gets the Girl by Rachel Lippincott and Alyson Derrick

Blue Cover

And They Lived… by Steven Salvatore

Share what you’re reading with the hashtag #RCRBookBingo2022 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Entries must be received by August 31, 2022 to be considered for the drawing.

If you have any questions, email

Happy reading!

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