Best 'Unknown' LGBTQ Books for Teens

A list of small and large press books and ebooks for teenagers that are relatively unknown or overshadowed by big name authors like David Levithan, but are still well written and great reads.
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3.62 avg rating — 87 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 594 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 5,900 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 722 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 2,066 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 563 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 668 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 1,213 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 682 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 825 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 1,359 ratings
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4.42 avg rating — 2,357 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 25 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 248 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 594 ratings
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18

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3.83 avg rating — 1,959 ratings
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19

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3.94 avg rating — 3,643 ratings
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20

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3.77 avg rating — 2,680 ratings
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21

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3.84 avg rating — 31 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 1,430 ratings
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23

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3.94 avg rating — 908 ratings
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24

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3.62 avg rating — 122 ratings
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24

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3.85 avg rating — 372 ratings
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26

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4.01 avg rating — 84 ratings
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27

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3.65 avg rating — 86 ratings
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28

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3.74 avg rating — 878 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 1,430 ratings
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30

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3.76 avg rating — 1,314 ratings
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31

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3.91 avg rating — 3,256 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 142 ratings
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33

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3.99 avg rating — 2,484 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 1,460 ratings
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34

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4.12 avg rating — 501 ratings
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36

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3.69 avg rating — 35 ratings
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37

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3.90 avg rating — 21 ratings
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38

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3.69 avg rating — 98 ratings
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38

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3.97 avg rating — 195 ratings
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40

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3.78 avg rating — 474 ratings
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41

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4.10 avg rating — 5,300 ratings
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42

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3.75 avg rating — 310 ratings
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42

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4.02 avg rating — 216 ratings
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44

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3.44 avg rating — 240 ratings
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44

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4.18 avg rating — 38 ratings
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44

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3.88 avg rating — 938 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 260 ratings
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48

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4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings
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49

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4.07 avg rating — 27 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 64 ratings
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51

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3.58 avg rating — 19 ratings
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52

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4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings
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53

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3.26 avg rating — 121 ratings
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54

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4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings
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55

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3.37 avg rating — 343 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 715 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 93 ratings
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58

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3.86 avg rating — 73 ratings
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59

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4.03 avg rating — 496 ratings
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60

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3.50 avg rating — 22 ratings
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60

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3.60 avg rating — 52 ratings
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2.89 avg rating — 65 ratings
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60

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3.33 avg rating — 288 ratings
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60

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3.23 avg rating — 26 ratings
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60

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4.75 avg rating — 8 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 21 ratings
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60

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3.79 avg rating — 47 ratings
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60

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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60

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3.24 avg rating — 37 ratings
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60

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3.93 avg rating — 138 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings
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60

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4.11 avg rating — 57 ratings
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60

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4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 21 ratings
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3.54 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.54 avg rating — 13 ratings
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60

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3.39 avg rating — 18 ratings
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60

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3.98 avg rating — 92 ratings
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60

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4.22 avg rating — 121 ratings
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60

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4.21 avg rating — 77 ratings
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60

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4.22 avg rating — 156 ratings
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60

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3.89 avg rating — 5,146 ratings
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3.44 avg rating — 25 ratings
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4.57 avg rating — 7 ratings
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60

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3.90 avg rating — 106 ratings
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3.26 avg rating — 47 ratings
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60

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3.94 avg rating — 237 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 7,464 ratings
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0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
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3.50 avg rating — 18 ratings
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90

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3.72 avg rating — 43 ratings
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3.16 avg rating — 99 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 106 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 4,261 ratings
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95

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4.60 avg rating — 15 ratings
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95

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3.72 avg rating — 46 ratings
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95

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3.96 avg rating — 2,051 ratings
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98

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3.96 avg rating — 13,742 ratings
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99

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3.65 avg rating — 23 ratings
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3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings
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109 books · 215 voters · list created June 25th, 2010 by John (votes) .
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John 2331 books
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Duane 153 books
364 friends
Amber 216 books
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Jill 18 books
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Don 19 books
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Milla 10 books
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Hillary 27 books
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Crystal 13 books
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message 5: by [deleted user] (new)

Goodread's lists are often frustrating because they feature multiple volumes from the same series, which throws off the count. I wish people would nominate the series as a whole or just the first volume.


message 4: by Lori (new)

Lori If you like YA M/M Romance, be sure and check out the YA M/M Romance group.


message 3: by Melinda (new)

Melinda Will Grayson, Will Grayson is definitely not "unknown."


message 2: by Harris Bren (new)

Harris Bren Escabarte like David Levithan. lol


message 1: by Melinda (new)

Melinda Removed Will Grayson, Will Grayson since it is hardly "unknown" and literally written by David Levithan.


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