My dream is to be told, “we could go to a bookstore, I’ll watch you browse for six or seven hours,” like Dean says to Rory on Gilmore Girls.
Just pretend they’re a queer couple. Bookstores are truly my happy place. The endless possibilities of worlds to explore in your next read along with the inviting booksellers and smell of books (who doesn’t love the smell of books?).
When people ask my favorite genres, I currently say fantasy and new adult, but my one addition is always, “I’ll read anything if it’s queer.” Which is why I love stumbling upon an LGBT bookshop wherever I can.
Our 20 LGBT+ Young Adult Books to Look Forward to article details my reason for loving queer books, and gives you some good recs.