Asexual Romance

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Asexuality–the lack of sexual attraction–doesn’t mean a lack of love. Check out these books to meet asexual characters navigating relationships along the wide spectrum of love, from aromantic to romantic.

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Let's Talk About Love

Alice’s last girlfriend, Margo, ended things when Alice confessed she’s asexual. Now Alice is sure she’s done with dating and then she meets Takumi. She can’t stop thinking about him or the rom-com-grade romance feelings she did not ask for. Alice has to decide if she’s willing to risk their friendship for a love that might not be reciprocated or understood. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

Summer Bird Blue

After her sister and songwriting partner, Lee, dies in an automobile accident, seventeen-year-old Rumi is sent to Hawaii with an aunt she barely knows while she and her mother grieve separately. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on Hoopla.

Tash Hearts Tolstoy

Fame and success come at a cost for Natasha “Tash” Zelenka when she creates the web series “Unhappy Families,” a modern adaptation of Anna Karenina–written by Tash’s eternal love Leo Tolstoy. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.