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Good LGBT fiction for LGBT folk and friends

Based on tag: LGBT fiction

Members: 48 participating members (show all)

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3,303 members, 59 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
5
3,617 members, 81 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
7
4,272 members, 81 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
8
2,714 members, 46 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)
9
15,781 members, 285 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
10
8,379 members, 136 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I couldn't make it through this one.

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5,373 members, 123 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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thorold (16): Are you looking for a lesbian pentecostalist novel set in East Lancashire? Look no further.

12
2,222 members, 40 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)
13
2,017 members, 34 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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thorold (6): Persian eunuch falls for Macedonian warlord.

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1,855 members, 50 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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thorold (14): Deploys every Irish cliché there is, but somehow gets away with it.

15
24,294 members, 572 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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aulsmith (0): I liked the historical story, but I didn't find the genderqueer character very convincing.

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30,482 members, 517 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
17
16,615 members, 356 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
18
4,014 members, 279 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
19
1,856 members, 23 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: bgsfca, jain, joeyr, aHherjuC, aulsmith

Score: 5

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1,766 members, 67 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
21
4,386 members, 91 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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4,043 members, 103 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
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3,983 members, 145 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: souloftherose, ablachly, kjgormley, ahef1963, kgriffith

Thumbs down: ebeach

Score: 4

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3,954 members, 303 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
25
3,668 members, 58 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
26
3,451 members, 228 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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2,981 members, 124 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (43): This is rather depressing, but I liked the historical material.

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2,335 members, 82 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
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2,109 members, 78 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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thorold (27): Not a great novel, but worth reading because of when it was written and who wrote it.

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1,842 members, 25 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, thorold, FranzK72, aulsmith

Score: 4

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1,712 members, 33 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Explanations:

thorold (1): The classic British gay novel.

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1,256 members, 41 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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913 members, 30 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: joeyr, kjgormley, thorold, aHherjuC

Score: 4

Explanations:

thorold (28): Renault in a WWII hospital setting, not Greece for once. But still Plato.

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780 members, 9 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: willstarr, joeyr, thorold, aulsmith

Score: 4

Explanations:

thorold (31): Love it or hate it, this is one of the key books defining the moment in the 70s when LGBT writing started to be taken seriously.

35
670 members, 15 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Kiddboyblue, jain, aHherjuC, ktswjw

Score: 4

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663 members, 18 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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Aussiewoman (1): Classic early lesbian fiction.

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3,543 members, 50 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
38
2,490 members, 45 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
39
2,348 members, 21 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: kgriffith, aHherjuC, aulsmith

Score: 3

40
2,219 members, 30 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thorold, aulsmith, aHherjuC

Score: 3

41
2,030 members, 149 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: kgriffith, ablachly, kjgormley

Score: 3

42
1,942 members, 34 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu, FranzK72, jain

Score: 3

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1,596 members, 34 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, FranzK72, aHherjuC

Score: 3

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1,483 members, 18 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: thorold, aHherjuC, Kiddboyblue

Score: 3

Explanations:

thorold (2): White at his most infuriatingly self-important.

45
1,283 members, 74 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: kgriffith, kjgormley, ablachly

Score: 3

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1,073 members, 31 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)
47
999 members, 26 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: dara85, phenshaw, aHherjuC

Score: 3

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855 members, 12 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: Kiddboyblue, thorold, aHherjuC

Score: 3

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738 members, 54 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
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710 members, 21 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ktswjw, joeyr, aulsmith

Score: 3

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662 members, 8 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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thorold (29): Really a memoir, but written like a novel.

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547 members, 8 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: jain, aHherjuC, aulsmith

Score: 3

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401 members, 20 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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281 members, 5 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: jain, aHherjuC, ktswjw

Score: 3

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257 members, 4 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw, joeyr

Score: 3

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170 members, 1 review
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ktswjw, phenshaw, aulsmith

Score: 3

57
169 members, 0 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: phenshaw, ktswjw, aulsmith

Score: 3

58
168 members, 0 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: phenshaw, ktswjw, aulsmith

Score: 3

59
4,226 members, 97 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: FranzK72, jain

Score: 2

60
3,792 members, 205 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: souloftherose, jain

Score: 2

61
2,539 members, 163 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ablachly, kjgormley

Score: 2

62
2,263 members, 76 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: GirlMisanthrope, jain

Score: 2

63
2,243 members, 118 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: aHherjuC, Kiddboyblue

Score: 2

64
2,046 members, 22 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: mspixieears, TheInsatiable1

Score: 2

65
1,648 members, 32 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: thorold, aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (50): This one is a bit over-the-top with bad things happening, but it is about working-class dykes and genderqueers, which isn't a perspective you often see in lgbt literature.… (more)

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1,594 members, 32 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: phenshaw, joeyr

Score: 2

67
1,407 members, 102 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: jain, aulsmith

Score: 2

68
1,243 members, 30 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: phenshaw, joeyr

Score: 2

69
1,236 members, 48 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: thorold, aHherjuC

Score: 2

70
1,150 members, 22 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: Kiddboyblue, ktswjw

Score: 2

71
1,135 members, 21 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: thorold, aHherjuC

Score: 2

72
1,087 members, 6 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: FranzK72, jain

Score: 2

73
1,045 members, 25 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: joeyr, phenshaw

Score: 2

74
1,013 members, 20 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: aHherjuC, aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (47): The main character isn't glbt, but this is my favorite Maupin. He drops all the nice-nice stuff and calls a spade a spade.

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1,002 members, 18 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: joeyr, phenshaw

Score: 2

76
943 members, 11 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: aHherjuC, thorold

Score: 2

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812 members, 9 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: DorsVenabili, lahochstetler

Score: 2

78
608 members, 9 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: thorold, aHherjuC

Score: 2

79
595 members, 4 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: DorsVenabili, aulsmith

Score: 2

80
576 members, 13 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: raulvilar, ktswjw

Score: 2

81
520 members, 13 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
82
384 members, 8 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: jain, thorold

Score: 2

83
347 members, 14 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

84
334 members, 10 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: joeyr, aulsmith

Score: 2

85
285 members, 3 reviews
3.27 stars (3.27 stars)

Lists: thorold, ktswjw

Score: 2

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253 members, 14 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
87
249 members, 7 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: aHherjuC, thorold

Score: 2

88
233 members, 7 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

89
224 members, 4 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ktswjw, aulsmith

Score: 2

90
219 members, 2 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

91
216 members, 2 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

92
195 members, 1 review
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ktswjw, aulsmith

Score: 2

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192 members, 2 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ktswjw, aulsmith

Score: 2

94
187 members, 3 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

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187 members, 6 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (17): I think this is the best of the Nava's but it's better to read the series in order.

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182 members, 2 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

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182 members, 2 reviews
3.19 stars (3.19 stars)

Lists: thorold, aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (54): Another fun, light read. Makes you want to go to Barcelona

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179 members, 3 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

99
171 members, 4 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ktswjw

Score: 2

100
169 members, 1 review
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ktswjw, aulsmith

Score: 2

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About this list

Started by: aulsmith (February 2012)

Type: Unnumbered

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