Pride Flag Book Tag // Spreading YA Queer Book Love Based on the Color Stripes & Meanings of the Pride Flag!!

It’s PRIDand I’m going to rainbow your day today!!

This tag was created by Common Spence over on YouTube, and that’s where I got the questions from. Please watch their video, they gave a bit of a history lesson and the books they mentioned are all A+!

Anyways, I’m SUPER excited to be doing this tag, because it’s kind of a salute to some of the community’s history and how the Pride flag was made, and I also get to talk about more queer books!!

Random note: It was super hard for me not to try and coordinate cover colors with the color that the question was talking about. Sometimes it happened unintentionally and it just made me angry that the other covers didn’t match!! It hurts my eyes!!!!

(Also, I added one more prompt to this tag, because I thought it important to include! If you do this tag and choose to use my added prompt, please note that it isn’t part of the original tag. Not because I want to make the creator look bad, but because I don’t want something being added without it clarified that it wasn’t part of the original!)

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YA Books with Queer Characters that You Should all be Scrambling to Read Right Now!! // My Pride Month Recs + TBR

IT’S PRIDE MONTH!!!!

I know that this month is full of people gatekeeping and policing what can be defined as “queer” or not, but I just want to do something to keep me and this month as happy as we can be.

So today, I’ll be recommending queer books and talking about my Pride Month TBR of all queer books. I’m super super excited to be reading these books; I’ve been planning my TBR for months and I get to finally read these beautiful queer books AAAAHHHH.

Also, I’ve tried to mention all the marginalized identities represented in all the books mentioned, but I might have forgotten some and/or didn’t know the specific identity!  And please ask me for any content/trigger warnings, because I am happy to provide them!

**THESE AREN’T IN ANY PARTICULAR ORDER DON’T MAKE ME PICK FAVORITES.**

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Genre Recommendations With the Lovely Sarah @ Between the Pages

Despite our ever-growing TBRs, us bookworms can’t say no to book recommendations.

We are slowly killing ourselves???

But despite the self-murder going on here, I decided to say yes to the wonderful Sarah @ Between the Pages when she asked me to do a collab with her. And obviously because we are great and growers-of-TBRs, we decided to give some book recommendations!

…Of course just a random post on recommendations would be boring. So Sarah and I decided to give each other recs* for some specific genres, so we could EXPAND OUR HORIZONS.

*waggles eyebrows* Look at that fancy wording huh huh.

*This stands for recommendations. For any unsure beans out there. I’m here for you.

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