Thanks to attackwalrus for some awesome recs. While they’re not all LGBTQ in nature, they deal with outsider status and challenge. Read on!
For Thrillers, I recommend:
Hold Tight by Harlan Coben.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (This book mixes both traditional book writing and vintage photography, it’s extremely unique)
Weep No More my Lady by Mary Higgins Clark
Hero by Perry Moore
The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
and for Fantasy books, I recommend
Mogworld by Yahtzee Crowshaw
The Giver by Lois Lowry