This post has not been sponsored by Fierce Reads, nor has the honesty of any views been affected by affiliation.
I was very excited to be asked to participate in Fierce Reads’ FRtbr: Books To Move To The Top of YA initiative! I love brand new books as much as the next reader but it’s also really satisfying to dig into your backlist or even rediscover recent books you meant to read sooner.
To that end, I (genuinely) highly recommend Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi for many reasons- movie references galore, a glorious rivals-to-more queer girl ship, real life diversity and character growth, and for being one of the most LA books I’ve ever read! The nuances are *chef’s kiss* so right. The book does get a little repetitive dialogue wise so it’s not perfect, but nothing is. It is 4 solid stars of reading magic.
Oh, you want more books set in LA? And more f/f romances you said? I’ve got you covered! Have fun adding to your TBR and please let me know if you read them!! Your local indies and libraries will be more than happy to assist, I’m sure 🙂
If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberly and Austin Siegemund-Broka (L.A.)
Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour (L.A. + bonus: this is a f/f book too!)
Something To Talk About by Meryl Wilsner (L.A. + another f/f book!)
The Girls In the Picture by Melanie Benjamin (Historical L.A.)
The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee (SoCal)
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon (San Francisco)
Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett (NorCal)
Books Featuring F/F Relationships:
Queens Of Geek by Jen Wilde
Dating Sarah Cooper by Siera Maley
Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown
Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins
I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch (coming soon – July 28th, enemies to lovers!!)
You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson (coming soon – June 2nd)
What books would you add to my lists? Have you read any of the ones on here? Let me know! Add to those TBR mountains, my lovelies!