Recommended Books with Bisexual Characters
By A.M. Leibowitz
A.M. Leibowitz is an author, editor, and book blogger. They are a former school nurse with a master’s degree in community health education and promotion. In addition to advocacy, they are a co-host of The Bi-Cast, a podcast for the bisexual community. They live in upstate NY with their spouse, their two amazing teens, and their pets.
By Malinda Lo
By Tee Franklin
When Hazel Johnson and Mari McCray met at church bingo in 1963, it was love at first sight. Forced apart by their families and society, Hazel and Mari both married young men and had families. Decades later, now in their mid-’60s, Hazel and Mari reunite again at a church bingo hall. Realizing their love for each other is still alive, what these grandmothers do next takes absolute strength and courage. From TEE FRANKLIN (NAILBITER’s “THE OUTFIT,” Love is Love) and JENN ST-ONGE (Jem & The Misfits), BINGO LOVE is a touching story of love, family, and resiliency that spans over 60 years.
By David Levithan
Every day A wakes up in a different body. This has never bothered them until one day they wake up in the body of of Justin and fall in love with Justin’s girlfriend Rhiannon. Now, A will do anything to get back to Rhiannon and reconnect. But will Rhiannon believe them? And even if she does, can someone truly love a person who doesn’t have permanent physical form? Complicating A’s quest is an evil preacher out to find them.
Let’s Talk About Love
By Claire Kann
Little & Lion
By Brandy Colbert
Black, Jewish, bisexual Suzette returns home to Los Angeles from boarding school and ends up in a love triangle as she begins dating an old family friend while finding herself falling for the same girl as her stepbrother, who has bipolar disorder. Emil, is Korean/African-American and hard of hearing; another is Latina and pansexual.
Not Otherwise Specified
By Hannah Moskowitz
In this recent publication by prolific author Hannah Moskowtiz we are told the tale of Etta, who is black, bisexual and in recovery from an eating disorder. Never feeling like she quite fits in with any group of friends, it isn’t until Ella meets Bianca, another patient in her eating disorder recovery group that she is able to start on the path toward healing.
Not Your Sidekick
By C.B. Lee
Jessica Tran is not a superhero. Despite both her parents being superheros, no powers have manifested for her, and it looks like they never will. So Jessica, in an effort to help her resume, decides to take an internship for a supervillian. And lucky for her, the other intern just happens to be Abby, the girl she’s had a crush on for forever. But things aren’t always as they seem and as she gets deeper into the internship she begins to have questions about what it really means to be a hero.
By Julie Murphy
Ramona knows that she is gay. It is one of the constants in her life that has been turbulent ever since her family had to leave Louisiana because of Hurricane Katrina. But now Freddie, a boy from her childhood has reentered her life and Ramona finds herself falling for him and realizing her orientation may be more fluid than she initially thought.
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue
By Mackenzi Lee