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BKLYN BookMatch Teen: For a Fan of Sad Stories

This reader loves sad stories, LGBTQ+ romance, the game Doki Doki Literature Club, and musicals like Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen.

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We are the ants

Shaun David Hutchinson. |

Absolutely heartbreaking, but a hit for "sad books and lgbtq+ books, where the sadness doesn't just come from homophobia.

Bunny : a novel

Awad, Mona, author. |

If you loved Heathers, you'll enjoy this. A BookTok favorite.

House of Salt and Sorrows

Craig, Erin A. |

Spooky mystery story in a semi-fantasy setting.

Strange the dreamer

Laini Taylor. |

We are the Goldens

Dana Reinhardt. |

One of us is lying

Karen M. McManus. |

Opposite of Always

Reynolds, Justin A. | PRINTED MATL

Brave face : a memoir

Hutchinson, Shaun David, author. |

Neither Here Nor There, by Nikki Harmon

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Not currently available at BPL, but here is a description from GoodReads: "Kim is a typical rebellious black gay nerd, biding her time in college until she can get her dream job at NASA. Returning home from work-study in the biology lab one day, Kim experiences a strange kind of double vision. She can somehow see her “choices” before she makes them. Just as she begins to investigate her new skill, Kim is kidnapped."