Book Lists

My 5-Star LGBTQ+ Books for Pride

Celebrate Pride by reading an LGBTQ+ book! Start with something excellent, like one of the 5-star books that I’ve read and reviewed. My 5-Star LGBTQ+ Books for Pride Contemporary Fiction The Clothesline Swing by Danny Ramadan Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily R. Austin Roadqueen: Eternal Roadtrip to Love by MiraContinue Reading

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

Lauren (she/her, they/them) is a bookstagramer as @readingwithfeelings. Queer Memoir Greedy: Notes from a Bisexual Woman Who Wants Too Much by Jen Winston 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 ChampionsContinue Reading

Halli’s Summer Book Haul!

Written by Halli Starling Hey all! I’m back with more book recommendations, perfect to queer up the summer months. I’m also desperately trying to catch up on my TBR (a never-ending task for sure), so I’m adding in the books that are currently sitting on my tablet and bedside table! And if you want toContinue Reading

2022 LGBTQ+ Summer Book Bingo

Welcome to Roar Cat Reads’ second annual Summer Book Bingo competition! We’re back in 2022 with another BINGO card that you can fill out over the next four months to be entered into a prize drawing. While reading is its own reward, why not get a prize as well? Keep your eyes posted on ourContinue Reading

Lambda Literary Award Finalists 2022

The Lambda Literary Awards are an excellent place to find LGBTQ+ book recommendations with 24 categories of 5 books. Last year I tried to read as many of the finalists as I could, and I’m going to do the same again in the lead up to the 34th Annual Lambda Literary Awards on June 11th.Continue Reading

I Read 66 Queer Books in 2021!

Starting Roar Cat Reads was the perfect motivation to intentionally read more queer books, but I never expected that I would read 66! I’ve listed the books read in the categories “L, G, B, T, Q,” but those categories are loose and focused on main characters despite many of them depicting a variety of queerContinue Reading

3 MORE Queer Cozy Reads

Another queer, cozy reads entry? Heck yes! But this time, I’m making it historical (because apparently I am a sucker for both manners, bending societal rules, and queer people finding friends and love in times when you couldn’t be so open). Check out the first 5 Queer Cozy Reads The Gentle Art of Fortune Hunting byContinue Reading


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