I already made this post for my book tumblr, so I thought why not take two minutes to post it here as well and just take it down when the sale disappears. I have no idea if it’s a coincidence that so many books are on sale for kindle on amazon right now, but probably everyone in charge of this has just gone “it’s the start of pride month” at the same time.
I found a handful of different lgbt (and a few other) kindle books I’ve wanted for a long time on sale on amazon today by accident, but it’s so easy to miss so what I do is just have a kindle wishlist of ebooks that are expensive (often because just released) and then just scroll through semi-regularly, because it will tell you the percentage the price dropped with. Also fuck amazon and authors should be paid a lot and all that, but I’m also a poor uni student (also without access to library bc of corona) so forgive me.
If you didn’t know; https://queerbooksforteens.com/ is an amazing service that tells you what kind of representation each queer book has.
Also I would love to know how you find out as a reader when books on your TBR are on sale! I tried the bookbub service for a while, but it seems to have gotten worse and I’m giving up on that soon.
Books on sale (most I have yet to read, but really want to);
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward:
Not queer, but I just heard about it. It’s written by black author and about a poor african-american family struggling after hurricane Katrina, has magical realism elements it seems.
Heartstopper vol. 1 by Alice Oseman: fav of mine! queer boys, m/m relationship
The darkest part of the forest by Holly Black: love this book, only a gay side character
City of Strife by Claudie Arseneault:
Lgbt fantasy with aromantic asexual characters and ownvoices for that, and I think basically the whole cast of characters are queer
Let’s Talk about Love by Claire Kann: biromantic asexual black main character, ownvoices
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo: ownvoices, transgender woman as main character