WORD WONDERS’ TBR EXPANSION : Books with Pansexual main characters

Hello friends! and belated…Happy Pride Month? 🌈

Not like I need one, but I’m using this time of the year as an excuse to finally put together a list of books with pansexual and or panromantic main characters. Now I’m not too happy with this list. Why? you ask. Because it was by far the hardest to put together, I had to dig and dig and dig and even then I was only able to get together less than 40 books, most of which are NOT YA. Young Adult is severely lacking in pansexual representation and its about time it gets its act together and starts feeding us. And the only reason that adult books are better is because most of them are either indie or self-published. So traditional publishing as a whole is very behind on this one. So hey, trad pubs? DO. BETTER.

Anyway, now that that rant is out of the way, I present you with the list of books with pan main characters. And please, if you know of any more, let me know! But just main characters, please!

I will try to include content warnings for as many of them. The ones that I couldn’t find content warnings for will have a (*) in front of their titles.

title = goodreads page



Final draft by Riley Redgate


CW: Masturbation, underage drinking, drug use, sudden death of a loved one, depression, grief.

Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate


CW: outing, slut shaming.

Sadie by Courtney Summers

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CW: Child neglect, sexual assault, mention of parental physical abuse, pedophilia, child sexual abuse, physical assault, murder.

My Heart Goes Bang* by Keris Stainton

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The Liar’s Guide to the Night Sky* by Brianna R. Shrum



Crownchasers by Rebecca Coffindaffer

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CW: alcohol use, blood/gore, death/loss of a loved one, murder, trauma, science fiction-related violence.

For A Muse of Fire by Heidi Heilig


CW:  Mental illness (bipolar), blood use in magic, gun violence, war, colonialism, racism, descriptions of dead bodies, mention of reproductive coercion, mentions of torture, mention of suicide.

Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cory McCarthy

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CW: abandonment, talk of plague, talk of past rape, animal death, suicide, loss of a loved one, and war themes.



The Queen of Dauphine Street by Thea De Salle

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CW: Stalking, attempted murder, shooting, PTSD, panic attacks, BDSM, mentions of physical abuse.

Soft on Soft by Mina Waheed

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CW: panic attack, anxiety, discussion of acephobia.

Out on Good Behavior by Dahlia Adler


The Melody of You and Me by M. Hollis

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Learning Curves by Ceillie Simkiss

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Double Exposure by Chelsea M. Cameron

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Dark Soul* by Aleksander Voinov


Who’d Have Thought by G. Benson

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CW: parents and language and homophobia, accidental misgendering, sex, hospital and patient loss, mention of a car crash, DUI, death of a child, parent with Alzheimers, mention of infidelity, parental abandonment.

Twisted Wishes by Anna Zabo

Syncopation CW: Talk of alcoholism, talk of drugs, minor violence, homophobia/queerphobia, slurs, drugging, anaphylaxis, hospitalization, bullying, invasion of privacy, ableism, emotional manipulation, anxiety.

Coounterpoint CW:  explicit sex, BDSM, anxiety, panic attack.

Reverb CW: Mention of death of parent from cancer, hospitals, mention of near death, mention of deaths due to war combat, mention war scars, stalking, breach of privacy, alcohol consumption, harassment, misogyny, transphobia, queerphobia, sex, D/s dynamics, assault, stabbing, description of past sexual assault.

Their Troublesome Crush by Xan West

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CW: gender dysphoria, mentions of misgendering, familial estrangement, mentions of fatphobia, transphobia and ableism, PTSD, depression, BDSM.

From Scratch by Katrina Jackson


CW: explicit sex scenes, mentions of molestation and domestic abuse.

Bingo Love by Tee Franklin

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CW: homophobia, grey area cheating, and talk of illness/loss of a loved one.

Black Iris* by Elliot Wake


Wanna Bet by Talia Hibbert

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CW: PTSD and panic disorder, descriptions of childhood neglect, childhood emotional abuse, description of a knife wound, alcohol us, mentions of addiction and recovery, sex on the page, light D/s dynamics. 

A Gentleman in the Street* by Alisha Rai



Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwith


CW: gore, blood mentions, death of characters, mention of suicide, violence.

The Alchemist of Loom* by Elise Kova

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The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

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CW: drugs (needles).

Human Enough* by E.S. Yu

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The Vampire Sorority Sisters* by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Your Heart Will Grow by Chace Verity

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CW: sex coercion, drugging, slut-shaming, abusive family members, graphic violence.

The Traitor’s Tunnel* by C.M. Spivey


Wander this World* by G.L. Tomas

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Empire of Light by Alex Harrow

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CW: violence, several executions, non-consensual groping, sexual assault survivor, PTSD, pyrophobia.

From the Dark we Came* & Frostbite by J. Emery

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CW: Abduction, including non-consensual drugging. Multiple physical fights resulting in injury, one resulting in death of a minor character. Non-consensual biting. Blood drinking. Sex on the page. Light consensual kink including D/s, collaring, bondage, teasing and denial.

Natural Exposure* by Koriana Brackson

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Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire


CW: death, murder, blood mentions.

The Queen of Iefaria * by Effie Calvin

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Historical Fiction

An Unsuitable Heir by K.J. Charles

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CW: misgendering, coercion and pressure and threats of force to conform to a binary gender, murder, attempted murder, torture, hostage situation, held at gunpoint, queerphobia and cissexism, use of slurs and threats of violence and being outed, casual use of anti-semitic language, sex.

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16 thoughts on “WORD WONDERS’ TBR EXPANSION : Books with Pansexual main characters

  1. thanks so much for putting this post together, Fadwa!! i’m so excited to read The Library of the Unwritten—I’ve heard amazing things about it. & i really hope we get more pan rep in traditionally published books *sigh*


  2. So many great books on here! I loved The Library of the Unwritten and For a Muse of Fire has been on my tbr for forever! I’m planning to read it soon!


  3. Thank you so much for this list! I’ve literally recently been looking for books that focus on bisexuality/pansexuality, specifically discovery. And I didn’t know Sadie had pansexual rep but that makes me even more excited to read


  4. Aah, thank you for this list!! I just read The Library of the Unwritten, and I really enjoyed it! I also need to check out Seven Ways We Lie since I already know that I enjoy Riley Redgate’s writing. I do hope that YA books start getting more pan rep in the future, though like you said it is completely up to the folks in traditional publishing and we all know how they are about representation 😪


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