YOUNG ADULT FICTION

YOUNG ADULT
FICTION

M-spec (bisexual, pansexual, fluid, etc.) representation for teenagers has exploded over the past decade. We’ve organized the YA page by genre for ease of casual browsing, then by publication year within each genre for historical reference. 

Please remember that this page only lists the books the Bi Pan Library has physically collected so far, and does not claim to be a list of every m-spec YA book ever published. To suggest a title we should consider adding, please fill out our media suggestion form or become a friend of the library by donating a copy! Any piece of media that fits our inclusion criteria is welcome.

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M-spec (bisexual, pansexual, fluid, etc.) representation for teenagers has exploded over the past decade. We’ve organized the YA page by genre for ease of casual browsing, then by publication year within each genre for historical reference. 

Please remember that this page only lists the books the Bi Pan Library has physically collected so far, and does not claim to be a list of every m-spec YA book ever published. To suggest a title we should consider adding, please fill out our media suggestion form or become a friend of the library by donating a copy! Any piece of media that fits our inclusion criteria is welcome.


YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION



CONTEMPORARY


2022
I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston
• Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster by Andrea Mosqueda
• The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes
2021
• Fresh by Margot Wood
It Goes Like This by Miel Moreland
• I Think I Love You by Auriane Desombre
• Off the Record by Camryn Garrett
• Perfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzalez
Things We Couldn’t Say by Jay Coles
Verona Comics by Jennifer Dugan
2020
• Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin
• I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch
• Lie to Me by Kaitlin Ward
Loveless by Alice Oseman
• Nick and Charlie by Alice Oseman
Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales
• The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean
This Winter by Alice Oseman
Who I Was With Her by Nita Tyndall
• You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
2019
• All the Invisible Things by Orlagh Collins
• Belly Up by Eva Darrows
• Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley 
• Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett
• Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins
• Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan
• Kiss Number 8 by Colleen AF Venable and Ellen T. Crenshaw
• Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki
• Northern Lights by Raymond Strom
• Sick Kids in Love by Hannah Moskowitz
• This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura
• Tinfoil Crowns by Erin Jones
• You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman

2018
• Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
• Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp
• Boomerang by Helene Dunbar
• Final Draft by Riley Redgate
I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman
• Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann
Puddin’ by Julie Murphy
• Running with Lions by Julian Winters
• Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
• This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender
• We Regret to Inform You by Ariel Kaplan
2017
• Cut Both Ways by Carrie Mesrobian
• Echo After Echo by A.R. Capetta
How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake
The I Hate Everyone But You series by Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin
• Like Water by Rebecca Podos
• Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert
• Noteworthy by Riley Redgate
• Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley
• Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde
• Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy
• Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
The Upside Of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
• We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
• Wild by Hannah Moskowitz
2016
• The Heartstopper series by Alice Oseman
• Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry
• Marrow Island by Alexis M. Smith
• Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
• Run by Kody Keplinger
• Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate
2015
• Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
• Paulina & Fran by Rachel B. Glaser
• Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall

2014
• Far From You by Tess Sharpe
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
• Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
2013
• The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour
• Over You by Amy Reed
2012
• Between You & Me by Marisa Calin
• The Difference Between You & Me by Madeleine George
2011
• a + e 4ever by Ilike Merey
• Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
• Boyfriends with Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez
2009
• The Sky Always Hears Me & The Hills Don’t Mind by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
2007
• Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle
2005
• Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters
2001
• Empress of the World by Sara Ryan

2022
I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston
• Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster by Andrea Mosqueda
• The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes
2021
• Fresh by Margot Wood
It Goes Like This by Miel Moreland
• I Think I Love You by Auriane Desombre
• Off the Record by Camryn Garrett
• Perfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzalez
Things We Couldn’t Say by Jay Coles
2020
• Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin
• I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch
• Lie to Me by Kaitlin Ward
Loveless by Alice Oseman
• Nick and Charlie by Alice Oseman
Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales
• The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean
This Winter by Alice Oseman
Who I Was With Her by Nita Tyndall
• You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
2019
• All the Invisible Things by Orlagh Collins
• Belly Up by Eva Darrows
• Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley 
• Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett
• Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins
• Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan
• Kiss Number 8 by Colleen AF Venable and Ellen T. Crenshaw
• Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki
• Northern Lights by Raymond Strom
• Sick Kids in Love by Hannah Moskowitz
• This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura
• Tinfoil Crowns by Erin Jones
• You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman
2018
• Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
• Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp
• Boomerang by Helene Dunbar
• Final Draft by Riley Redgate
I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman
• Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann
Puddin’ by Julie Murphy
• Running with Lions by Julian Winters
• Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
• This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender
• We Regret to Inform You by Ariel Kaplan
2017
• Cut Both Ways by Carrie Mesrobian
• Echo After Echo by A.R. Capetta
How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake
The I Hate Everyone But You series by Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin
• Like Water by Rebecca Podos
• Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert
• Noteworthy by Riley Redgate
• Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley
• Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde
• Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy
• Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
The Upside Of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
• We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
• Wild by Hannah Moskowitz
2016
• The Heartstopper series by Alice Oseman
• Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry
• Marrow Island by Alexis M. Smith
• Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
• Run by Kody Keplinger
• Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate
2015
• Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
• Paulina & Fran by Rachel B. Glaser
• Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall
2014
• Far From You by Tess Sharpe
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
• Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
2013
• The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour
• Over You by Amy Reed
2012
• Between You & Me by Marisa Calin
• The Difference Between You & Me by Madeleine George
2011
• a + e 4ever by Ilike Merey
• Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
• Boyfriends with Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez
2009
• The Sky Always Hears Me & The Hills Don’t Mind by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
2007
• Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle
2005
• Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters
2001
• Empress of the World by Sara Ryan


SCI-FI & FANTASY


2023
Heavenly Tyrant by Xiran Jay Zhao
2022
• So This is Ever After by F.T. Lukens
2021
Flash Fire by TJ Klune
Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao
• Kith & Kin (Critical Role: Vox Machina) by Marieke Nijkamp
Star Eater by Kerstin Hall
Wench by Maxine Kaplan
2020
• The Crownchasers series by Rebecca Coffindaffer
The Extraordinaries by TJ Klune
• The Names We Take by Trace Kerr
• When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey
• Witches of Ash and Ruin by E. Latimer
2019
Catfishing on Catnet by Naomi Kritzer
• The Devouring Gray series by Christine Lynn Herman
• The Girl in Red by Christina Henry
• Never-Contented Things by Sarah Porter
• The Shatter the Sky series by Rebecca Kim Wells
2018
• The Disasters by M.K. England
• Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks by Nathan Burgoine
• Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst
• Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
• The Reign of the Fallen series by Sarah Glen Marsh
• Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
• Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
• The Unbinding of Mary Reade by Miriam McNamara

2017
 Legend of Korra by Michael Dante DiMartino 
Not Your Villain by C. B. Lee
• The Seafarers Kiss series by Julia Ember
• They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
• Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore
2016
• A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith
As I Descended by Robin Talley
Not Your Sidekick by C. B. Lee
• The Of Fire and Stars series by Audrey Coulthurst
• On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis
2015
 Letters to Zell by Camille Griep
• Lizard Radio by Pat Schmatz
• The Six of Crows series by Leigh Bardugo
2014
• Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis
2013
• Coda by Emma Trevayne
• Hild by Nicola Griffith
• Love in the Time of Global Warming by Francesca Lia Block
• Pantomime by Laura Lam
2012
• The Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater

2023
Heavenly Tyrant by Xiran Jay Zhao
2022
• So This is Ever After by F.T. Lukens
2021
Flash Fire by TJ Klune
Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao
• Kith & Kin (Critical Role: Vox Machina) by Marieke Nijkamp
Star Eater by Kerstin Hall
Wench by Maxine Kaplan
2020
• The Crownchasers series by Rebecca Coffindaffer
The Extraordinaries by TJ Klune
• The Names We Take by Trace Kerr
• When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey
• Witches of Ash and Ruin by E. Latimer
2019
Catfishing on Catnet by Naomi Kritzer
• The Devouring Gray series by Christine Lynn Herman
• The Girl in Red by Christina Henry
• Never-Contented Things by Sarah Porter
• The Shatter the Sky series by Rebecca Kim Wells
2018
• The Disasters by M.K. England
• Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks by Nathan Burgoine
• Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst
• Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
• The Reign of the Fallen series by Sarah Glen Marsh
• Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
• Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
• The Unbinding of Mary Reade by Miriam McNamara
2017
 Legend of Korra by Michael Dante DiMartino
Not Your Villain by C. B. Lee 
• The Seafarers Kiss series by Julia Ember
• They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
• Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore
2016
• A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith
As I Descended by Robin Talley
Not Your Sidekick by C. B. Lee
• The Of Fire and Stars series by Audrey Coulthurst
• On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis
2015
 Letters to Zell by Camille Griep
• Lizard Radio by Pat Schmatz
• The Six of Crows series by Leigh Bardugo
2014
• Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis
2013
• Coda by Emma Trevayne
• Hild by Nicola Griffith
• Love in the Time of Global Warming by Francesca Lia Block
• Pantomime by Laura Lam
2012
• The Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater


HISTORICAL


2018
• The Unbinding of Mary Reade by Miriam McNamara
2017
• The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
• Grrrls on the Side by Carrie Pack
2016
• A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith

2013
• Hild by Nicola Griffith
1995
 Coffee Will Make You Black by April Sinclair

2018
• The Unbinding of Mary Reade by Miriam McNamara
2017
• The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
• Grrrls on the Side by Carrie Pack
2016
• A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith
2013
• Hild by Nicola Griffith
1995
 Coffee Will Make You Black by April Sinclair


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