If you’re like me, you may have trouble getting through a 500-page book without losing the thread. You may also identify as queer or at least, a lover of queer fiction. Are you looking for your next LGBTQ read but worried you won’t stick with it? Do I have a list for you! Here are ten books that tackle queer themes (sexuality and gender identity, for example) and feature queer characters. And the best part: they’re all under 300 pages long.