Hi everyone! Today is another post in our pride month recommendations series, and today’s is focused on books that feature an asexual or aromantic character! Hopefully there’s lots of new books for you to read on here, enjoy – Sasha and Amber ❤
Beyond the Black Door by A.M. Strickland
An imaginative dark fantasy features court intrigue and romance, a main character coming to terms with her asexuality, and twists and turns as a seductive mystery unfolds that endangers not just Kamai’s own soul, but the entire kingdom …
Belle Révolte by Linsey Miller
Two girls, one rich, one poor, swap lives in order to follow their dreams, but the brewing revolution draws them both in, and they are forced to test the limits of their magic, strength and love.
Tarnished Are the Stars by Rosiee Thor
A queer OwnVoices sci-fi about a complicated love triangle between a girl with an illegal clockwork heart, an assasin and a comissioner’s son.
The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow
Can a girl who risks her life for books and an alien who loves forbidden pop music work together to save humanity?
Loveless by Alice Oseman
This wise, warm and witty story of identity and self-acceptance sees Alice Oseman on towering form as Georgia and her friends discover that true love isn’t limited to romance.
Lets Talk About Love by Claire Kann
A story about self-acceptance and coming to terms with your sexuality even when other people don’t understand and make it hard to do so.
Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp
Best friends Corey and Kyra were inseparable in their snow-covered town of Lost Creek, Alaska, until Kyra dies and the people of the town push Corey away like she’s a stranger.
Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody
Sorina is one of the only illusion-workers born in years, and her special talent allows her to create illusions that others can see and touch, they’re her family – but they’re not real, or so she thought, until one of them is murdered.
Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate
Seven students. Seven (deadly) sins. One secret.
Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman
If there’s one thing Rumi is absolutely sure of, it’s that she wants to spend the rest of her life writing music with her younger sister, Lea. Then Lea dies in a car accident, and her mother sends her away while she deals with her own grief.
Their Troublesome Crush by Xan West
In this queer polyamorous m/f romance novella, two metamours realize they have crushes on each other while planning their shared partner’s birthday party together.
Rick by Alex Gino
From the award-winning author of George, the story of a boy named Rick who needs to explore his own identity apart from his jerk of a best friend.
The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta
The spellbinding tale of six queer witches forging their own paths, shrouded in the mist, magic, and secrets of the ancient California redwoods.
6 thoughts on “Books With Asexual and Aromantic Characters”
Thank you! I never read a book avec a asexual/aromantic main character! They were always side characters and their sexuality wasn’t developed. Which one would you recommend me to start with?
you’re welcome! i’d definetely reccomend Beyond the Black Door to start!
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Great I already own this book haha! Thank you for your help 💖
YAYY, my pleasure – sasha x
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