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Happy Transgender Awareness Week! Enjoy Our 11 Favorite Trans Reads

Graphic labeled "11 Books for Trans Week." The background is the trans flag: a pastel blue stripe, a pink stripe, a white stripe, another pink stripe, and another blue stripe. Atop that are 11 book covers. The books are:

"Cemetery Boys" by Aiden Thomas
"The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water" by Zen Cho
"Victories Greater Than Death" by Charlie Jane Anders
"Beating Heart Baby" by Lio Min
"Hell Followed With Us" by Andrew Joseph White
"Boys Run the Riot" by Keito Gaku
"Not Your Villain" by C. B. Lee
"The Witch King" by H. E. Edgmon
"The Passing Playbook" by Isaac Fitzsimons
"A Lady for a Duke" by Alexis Hall
"The Mask of Mirrors" by M. A. Carrick

Today, November 13th 2023, is the first day of Transgender Awareness Week! I’m pretty sure there’s no one involved with Duck Prints Press in any capacity who isn’t aware of trans people (many of us ARE trans people!) but are you aware of these awesome books with trans characters? We’ve collected a list of our eleven favorite trans reads, and now we bring them to you. We hope you love them, too!

  1. Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
  2. The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho
  3. Victories Greater Than Death by Charlie Jane Anders
  4. Beating Heart Baby by Lio Min
  5. Hell Followed With Us by Andrew Joseph White
  6. Boys Run the Riot by Keito Gaku
  7. Not Your Villain by C. B. Lee
  8. The Witch King by H. E. Edgmon
  9. The Passing Playbook by Isaac Fitzsimons
  10. A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall
  11. The Mask of Mirrors by M. A. Carrick

You can find these, and other awesome reads with trans characters, on our “trans character” bookshelf on Goodreads!

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