8 Books Fan League Should Read

Like everyone else, you’ve already been missing out their own league, aka my new favorite show of all time. Fortunately, there are plenty of reading options to skip the drought until season two. Read on for eight perfect suggestions for fans their own league.

Field House Feature by Dalia Adler

After the tragic death of the quarterback, no one at Atherton wants to see newcomer Jack Walsh replace him. Things get even worse when they realize Jack is actually a girl. Fans led by Captain Amber McCloud vowed to take her down. But when the two girls get to know each other, it’s clear that there is something more than just a rivalry between them.

home field advantage Featuring everything you could want in a YA sports romance. Likes their own leagueIt’s full of gay women who break boundaries despite the odds stacked against them. This book is heavy at times, but the sweet romance and lovable characters balance that out easily.

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Almost Famous Women by Megan Mayhew Bergman

Each of the thirteen stories in Megan Mayhew Bergman’s second collection feature extraordinary, independent women who are finally getting the spotlight they deserve. Bergman covers all types of women, from gender-non-conforming powerboat racer and heiress Joe Carstairs to the first integrated girls’ swing band. While this collection is technically historical fiction, it’s a great starting point if you want to pick up on some forgotten history of women.

Jin Army Resistors

In the not-too-distant future, AutoAmerica is half underwater and its people divided. The nettle literally lives on the high ground, while the surplus, mostly colorful people, are lucky to own a patch of swamp. It’s clear from a young age that Gwen, the excess, has a strong arm. She can hit any baseball target and plays in an underground league as a teen. When AutoAmerica re-enters the Olympics to beat ChinRussia, they pay Gwen to join their team – even as her lawyer mother works hard on a case that challenges the AutoAmerican Way.

While their own league Fans may not immediately arrive at a miserable novel, resistors Still a great option. After all, Gwen just wants to play a role in a society oppressed by capitalism, war, and patriarchy, just like the women of the AAGPBL.

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Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Low

Cover of last night by Melinda Law at the Telegraph Club

America in the 1950s was not a safe place for two girls to fall in love. While San Francisco is more welcoming than most places, this is not the case in Chinatown during the Red Scare. Amid fears of her family’s deportation, academic struggles and the threat of war, 17-year-old Lily Ho falls in love with Cath Miller and learns what love really means.

I can honestly say that Last night in the telegraph It is a life changing book. It’s a story of first love and finding the perfect lesbian family for two lovers their own league. Best of all, Malinda Lou has a companion novel, light scatterComing out in October for those who can’t get enough!

Prepare for Impact by Gabi Montesanti

As an eccentric competitive swimmer in a conservative Midwest town, Gabe Montesanti never felt fit for work. When you go to graduate school in St. Louis, you instantly fall in love with the roller derby. For the first time, she has a community in this tough, intense, all-embracing group. But when a disastrous industry forces her to slow down, Gabe must reconcile the physicality of Derby with the trauma of her unresolved childhood.

In essence, this honest and unflinching memoir is a story about a young woman desperately trying to find people she can call her family. paying off Prepare to be shocked If you enjoy reading about healing through the community.

Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Disha Filiu

Cover of Disha Filiu The Secret of the Secret Lives of Church Ladies

The secret of the lives of the women of the Church is a poignant collection about the struggles black women face between church, love, and sexuality. The nine stories trace four generations of women and girls the relationships between the church’s double standards and their needs and desires. These characters want to own their sexuality and passion; They must work hard so that their families and peers consider them “good girls”. They are seductive, weak and all messy human beings.

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Catch and Cradle by Katia Rose

Lacrosse means everything to Becca Moore, which is why she swore to date her teammates after her chaotic first year on the UNS women’s team. Now that she’s a captain, she enforces a strict no-dating rule between guys. However, Hope Hastings has spent the past two years fighting against her big feelings for Becca. With the team’s friendship and title on the line, Becca and Hope come close to breaking the very rules set to get them to the tournament.

Likes their own leagueAnd the Hunting and Cradle It has enough sports talk to satisfy fans, but not so much that it will bore readers who care more about romance. This book has all the nagging teammates yearning you could ask for.

The Chosen Ones by Nghi Vo

Jordan Baker has always slipped in and out of people’s lives and homes. She may be wealthy and a talented athlete, but she’s also gay, Asian, and adopted. She drifts off days with her friend Daisy Buchanan and attends parties at the Gatsby Mansion, all while discovering where she is in New York in the 1920s.

like women their own leagueJordan has to hide her identity while really wishing she could be herself. However, she knows the danger she may be exposed to if people in power discover her secrets. Nji Fu Chosen and beautiful It touches on homosexuality, racism, and immigration in ways the Great Gatsby could never have done, and is wonderfully written and unusual.

Here you are! Eight books are perfect to fill the time while we wait for news of more episodes their own league. Which of these books have you read so far, and which ones will you check out? Let us know below!

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