Queer Asian TBR!

If you watch booktube, you’ll know Cindy, and if you know Cindy, you’ll know she’s hosting the Asian Readathon throughout May. Being me, only enjoying queer books, I put together a list of queer asian authors and reads.


The Black Tides Of Heaven-  non-binary author, children choose gender at puberty, Singaporean, Adult

Darius The Great Is Not Ok-Depression, not verbalized as gay but made clear through certain feelings, Iranian, YA

Dragon Pearl-Friend uses they/them pronouns, korean, MG


TBR- I’ve the ones that really stand out to me, but see what takes your interest!

Our Dreams At Dusk-Outed gay boy, LGBT+ group, Japanese manga, YA

Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don’t Tell You- gender bending/trans stories, Indian, Adult

Stealing Nasreen- Lesbians, immigration, Indo-Canadian, Adult

Blue boy- gnc, gay? divine, indo-american, MG?

Shatter The Sky- Lesbians, fantasy, YA

I’m Afraid of Men,trans femme, nonfiction/memoir, Indo-canadian Gorgeous author, Adult 

If You Could Be Mine- Lesbian, Iranian, YA

Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel-Lesbian, Persian, YA

They Called Us Enemy-Gay, Japanese concentration camps, graphic novel

Twinkle Twinkle-Gay man, Japanese, Adult

Given-Gay for music, Japanese manga, YA

My Brother’s Husband-Gay, Japanese manga

The Weddings- gay Chinese, short story 

Soft Science queer femme, technology 

The Never Tilting World, Lesbian, Philippino

Wicked As You Wish,Lesbian, Philippino

Long Live The Tribe Of Fatherless Girls, Lesbian, Hawaiian

The Year Of Blue Water-trans male, chinese american

Gorgeous White Female – trans fem, pakistani

Naturally Tan-Gay, Queer Eye, memoir, muslim

Funny Boy- gay boy, war, Sri Lanka

And Shall Machines Surrender- Lesbian, thai, sci-fi

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeousgay asian-american, Adult

Witchy–  witch comic

Straight Books- You know these are good If I must mention them

The Girl From The Well-Japanese, death, YA

I Am Malala- Pakistani memoir, YA

Confessions-Japanese, murder, 

The Memory Police Japanese authoritarian regime


Published by TanyX Goffy

I am an author, poet, and playwright. My current WIPs are a doppelganger Dark Academia and sad vampires. I blog about YA LGBTQIAP+ books, with the occasional straight person book for diversity. They/them Wishlist: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2EVVFTZUX00P0?ref_=wl_share

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