Book Lists

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

5 Queer Cozy Reads

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The excuse to stay at home (like we didn’t have one already), curl up, and dive into something fun or cozy or both! My definition of cozy might be a tad different than most, but that’s only because I think cozy can include nonfiction, too! Let’s diveContinue Reading

7 Queer YA Reads

When children and young people see themselves or those in their lives properly represented in fiction, it can be a transformative moment. Interesting children of any age in reading, and providing materials for them to represent their lived experiences, or to introduce them to new ones, is vital to helping them see the world throughContinue Reading

7 Queer Reads for Little Beans

Yes, little kids need LGBTQIA+ books. From affirming their family lives to providing information for their inquiring minds, these picture and chapter books are age-appropriate and perfect for every bookshelf.  Love is Love by Michael Genhart Dealing with bullying and homophobia, we see the story from a little boy’s point of view. He loves wearingContinue Reading

5 Spooky Queer Books to Read This Halloween Weekend!

by Halli Starling The Luminous Dead by Caitlan Starling Starling’s debut is a masterpiece of dread trapped in a state of the art diving suit…that the diver doesn’t control. Gyre’s entire relationship with Em is through the suit and as the plot (and Gyre’s mind) unravels, the reader is along for a truly terrifying ride.Continue Reading

9 LGBTQ+ Books I Couldn’t Put Down

My favorite kind of reading experience is a book that catches my attention and refuses to let it go, one that keeps me up late at night because I just have to know what’s going to happen next. These are 9 of the most captivating LGBTQ+ books I’ve read that I couldn’t put down! AristotleContinue Reading

2021 LGBTQ+ Summer Book Bingo WINNER!

School is starting, the weather is turning, and Roar Cat Reads’ first annual LGBTQ+ Book Bingo has concluded! That means it’s time to announce our winner… Congratulations Chelsea! Chelsea is a book blogger at Spotlight on Stories, and she read a lot this summer! Check out the books that made her a winner: Set inContinue Reading


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