Good LGBT fiction for LGBT folk and friends

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LGBT fiction
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4,232 members
71 reviews
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338 reviews
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40,046 members
626 reviews
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172 reviews
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GirlMisanthrope, jain, Hibou8, alex68, kjgormley, mspixieears, TheInsatiable1, FranzK72, ManWithAnAgenda, Bking150,aulsmith
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aulsmith : I couldn't make it through this one.
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5,682 members
126 reviews
4.2
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2,355 members
38 reviews
4.1
9 Members
aHherjuC, jain, thorold, aulsmith, Salvator, kjgormley, kara.shamy, joeyr, DenzialTittle
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thorold: Persian eunuch falls for Macedonian warlord.
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5,142 members
148 reviews
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5,018 members
107 reviews
3.9
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3,268 members
59 reviews
½ 3.7
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2,137 members
55 reviews
4.2
8 Members
ablachly, aHherjuC, jain, thorold, Kiddboyblue, kjgormley, joeyr, ManWithAnAgenda
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thorold: Deploys every Irish cliché there is, but somehow gets away with it.
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13,602 members
512 reviews
4.2
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2,255 members
83 reviews
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18,918 members
413 reviews
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7,900 members
330 reviews
4.1
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6,298 members
145 reviews
½ 3.7
7 Members
ablachly, SqueakyChu, lahochstetler, thorold, Dilara86, kjgormley, mspixieears,
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thorold: Are you looking for a lesbian pentecostalist novel set in East Lancashire? Look no further.
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2,753 members
50 reviews
½ 3.5
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2,728 members
98 reviews
3.9
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2,226 members
29 reviews
3.9
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27,304 members
631 reviews
4.1
7 Members
RidgewayGirl, alex68, Kiddboyblue, ahef1963, TheInsatiable1, FranzK72, DenzialTittle,aulsmith ,Bking150
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aulsmith : I liked the historical story, but I didn't find the genderqueer character very convincing.
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5,536 members
123 reviews
4.1
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5,397 members
104 reviews
½ 3.7
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4,634 members
112 reviews
½ 3.6
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4,420 members
154 reviews
½ 3.7
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3,357 members
127 reviews
½ 3.7
5 Members
lahochstetler, aulsmith, kgriffith, kara.shamy, mspixieears
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aulsmith: This is rather depressing, but I liked the historical material.
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2,253 members
34 reviews
3.9
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2,130 members
49 reviews
½ 3.7
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2,047 members
35 reviews
½ 3.7
5 Members
aHherjuC, thorold, Salvator, TheInsatiable1, ManWithAnAgenda
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thorold: The classic British gay novel.
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1,126 members
35 reviews
4.1
5 Members
aHherjuC, thorold, Salvator, kjgormley, joeyr
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thorold: Renault in a WWII hospital setting, not Greece for once. But still Plato.
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1,023 members
12 reviews
3.9
5 Members
thorold, aulsmith, joeyr, willstarr, ManWithAnAgenda
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thorold: 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.
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6,243 members
394 reviews
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4,117 members
65 reviews
½ 3.6
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3,170 members
59 reviews
½ 3.5
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3,004 members
112 reviews
3.8
4 Members
lilithcat, ablachly, thorold, TheInsatiable1
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thorold: Not a great novel, but worth reading because of when it was written and who wrote it.
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2,974 members
41 reviews
4.1
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2,655 members
129 reviews
3.8
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2,636 members
44 reviews
3.8
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1,766 members
26 reviews
½ 3.6
4 Members
aHherjuC, thorold, Salvator, Kiddboyblue
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thorold: White at his most infuriatingly self-important.
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1,467 members
45 reviews
½ 3.7
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1,161 members
29 reviews
½ 3.7
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780 members
18 reviews
3.9
4 Members
CurrerBell, Aussiewoman, joeyr, TheInsatiable1
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Aussiewoman: Classic early lesbian fiction.
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763 members
15 reviews
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209 members
2 reviews
½ 3.6
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205 members
1 review
3.9
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193 members
1 review
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12,719 members
263 reviews
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8,235 members
362 reviews
4.2
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4,416 members
151 reviews
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4 Members
aHherjuC, Salvator, phenshaw, Bking150,aulsmith
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aulsmith : I'm not fond of this one. It's sort of dreamy and post-modern. But if your friend likes Aciman's other work, it might be okay
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4,016 members
62 reviews
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3,972 members
132 reviews
3.9
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3,949 members
139 reviews
½ 4.4
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3,385 members
200 reviews
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2,780 members
78 reviews
½ 4.5
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2,650 members
24 reviews
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2,513 members
114 reviews
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2,500 members
52 reviews
½ 4.5
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2,193 members
56 reviews
½ 4.5
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2,152 members
40 reviews
½ 4.3
3 Members
thorold, aulsmith, ManWithAnAgenda
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aulsmith: 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.
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1,406 members
11 reviews
½ 3.7
3 Members
jain, alex68, FranzK72
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1,398 members
51 reviews
3.8
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1,298 members
22 reviews
½ 3.7
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1,244 members
35 reviews
½ 3.5
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1,003 members
64 reviews
½ 3.6
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999 members
14 reviews
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829 members
22 reviews
3.9
3 Members
aulsmith, ktswjw, joeyr
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623 members
8 reviews
½ 3.7
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469 members
21 reviews
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461 members
23 reviews
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322 members
5 reviews
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3 Members
aHherjuC, jain, ktswjw
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299 members
5 reviews
3.8
3 Members
aulsmith, ktswjw, joeyr
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291 members
12 reviews
3.8
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277 members
5 reviews
½ 3.7
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247 members
2 reviews
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242 members
2 reviews
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219 members
3 reviews
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175 members
1 review
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16,148 members
388 reviews
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8,841 members
128 reviews
½ 3.4
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6,550 members
330 reviews
½ 4.3
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6,330 members
238 reviews
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5,854 members
112 reviews
3.9
2 Members
alex68, kjgormley
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5,119 members
344 reviews
½ 3.6
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5,110 members
252 reviews
4.1
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4,888 members
127 reviews
½ 3.7
2 Members
jain, alex68
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4,542 members
112 reviews
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2 Members
jain, kara.shamy
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4,117 members
52 reviews
½ 3.7
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3,964 members
216 reviews
½ 3.6
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3,222 members
198 reviews
½ 3.6
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3,028 members
120 reviews
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3,022 members
128 reviews
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2,581 members
50 reviews
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2,575 members
90 reviews
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2,382 members
30 reviews
½ 3.5
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2,217 members
136 reviews
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2,168 members
50 reviews
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2 Members
jain, kara.shamy
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1,958 members
107 reviews
½ 3.7
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1,953 members
89 reviews
½ 3.7