S All Systems Red (first novella in the Murderbot Diaries) by Martha Wells. I would immediately and without question die for Murderbot The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison. Maia, my beloved The Prince and the Dressmaker graphic novel The Tea Dragon Society graphic novel series The Invention of Love, a play by Tom Stoppard Gideon the Ninth (first book in the Locked Tomb series) by Tamsyn Muir. Fun fact! I read her homestuck fanfiction when I was in high school On a Sunbeam graphic novel by Tillie Walden The Raven Tower by Anne Leckie Silver in the Wood, the first book in a duology by Emily Tesh
A Ancillary Justice (first book in a series) by Anne Leckie Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger The Way of Kings (first book in the Stormlight Archive) by Brandon Sanderson Trans Wizard Harriet Porber, first book in a series by Chuck Tingle, one of the greatest minds of our generation. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas Maurice by E.M. Forster. the 1987 Merchant-Ivory film based on the book is also very good Nimona by N.D. Stevenson Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon Fingersmith by Sarah Waters. talk to me if you've both read this book and watched The Handmaiden, the movie adaptation set in Japanese-occupied Korea The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers
B The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin Alanna (first book in the Lioness Rampant series and also the first series of many set in the Tortall universe) by Tamora Pierce. the main character is genderfluid (not stated in explicitly in the text, but by the author later) The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley Delilah Green Doesn't Care Heartstopper graphic novel series-slash-webtoon by Alice Oseman Not Pounded by Anything by Chuck Tingle Graceling (the first book in an ongoing series) by Kristin Cashore This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston Legends and Lattes by Travis Baldree
C One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore Iron Widow by Xirian Jay Xhao Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller The Queer Principles of Kit Webb by Cat Sebastian Carry On (first book in a series) by Rainbow Rowell Lake Lore by Anna-Marie McLemore The House on the Cerulean Sea by T.J.Klune. I did not understand the hype for this! sorry A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske Squad (graphic novel) by Maggie Tokuda-Hall and Lisa Sterle Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison
D Clariel (fourth book in a series but somewhat stand-alone so it's alone here) by Garth Nix Every Heart a Doorway (first novella in a long series) by Seanan McGuire Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Six of Crows (first in a duology) by Leigh Bardugo Peter Darling by Austin Chant Magnus Chase series by Rick Riordan Annie on my Mind Ever After by F.T. Lukens An Unseen Attraction by K.J. Charles The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski She Drives me Crazy by Kelly Quindlen
E The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee. this is the second book in a longer series but it stands alone, and it's the only one I've read Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan All That's Left in the World by Erik J. Brown Master of One, probably the first book in a yet-unpublished series The Mermaid the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda Hall Her Royal Highness In Deeper Waters by F.T. Lukens These Witches Don't Burn, first in a series by Isabel Sterling Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan Of Fire and Stars Girls Made of Snow and Glass Trials of Apollo series by Rick Riordan The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun Melisuine by Sarah Monette
F Meet Cute Diary by Emery Lee Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat

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