Nov 19, · The Sting of Victory: A Dark Fantasy Lesbian Romance (Fallen Gods Book 1) by SD Simper. When Flowridia, a witch granted power by an unknown demon, deceives an alluring foreign diplomat, she is promoted to a position of power to conceal her falsehood.
Thrust into a world of politics and murderous ambition, she has her gentle heart and her. Jun 24, · Steampunk is one genre of fantasy that seems to lend itself nicely to strong lesbian characters, as many female leads in these types of novels are extremely plucky and usually have to deal with navigating main society using their wit, inventions and their ability to manipulate manners of the day, so they’re usually very proactive and.
The Traitor Baru Cormorant has a lesbian main character, but SPOILER. It's a great book, and I see it recommended a lot when people ask for lesbians in fantasy, but if you want positive, enjoyable representation of healthy relationships with happy endings, this book is not that.
Definitely this one! Really interesting books. The first one has fewer fantasy elements in it than the rest of the series, but it ramps up. And one of the main characters happens to be a lesbian, but it's not sappy or overly focused on that. Jan 03, · Lesbian fiction can be hit or miss, something I learned quickly while running a lesbian book club in We slogged through many books full of.
Jun 28, · "It’s not a book solely dedicated to being gay, which I find to be a refreshing change; it’s a book about tragedy and high school and fear while still including two main lesbian characters. This may be forward, but in my historical-fantasy series, The Ingenious Mechanical Devices, there are the following LGBT characters: The Earl of Brass features lesbian side characters who play a role in the middle section of the book and sexuality/being free to love is a major theme in the novel.
Explore our list of LGBT Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Jul 12, · The Gaea Trilogy (Titan, Wizard, Demon) by John Varley has a major lesbian character. Not the mainest main character, but she's pretty important. It's been a while since I read the series, but I also seem to recall that the female-only "coven" was a lesbian community (sort of a minor plot point, and comes late in the series, though).
Explore our list of Free eBooks, Lesbian Fiction - Other, LGBT Fiction, NOOK Books at Barnes & Noble®. Shop now & receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Lesbian and gay main characters Shadow Man: Melissa Scott: Trouble and Her Friends: Melissa Scott: Lesbian protagonists Sword of the Guardian: Merry Shannon: Lesbian fantasy romance with crossdressing protagonist The Porcelain Dove: Delia Sherman: Lesbian fairy tale Grasshopper Jungle: Andrew A. Smith: Gay and. Sep 13, · To celebrate pride month we have LOTS of LGBTQ+ reading recommendations for you!
A few weeks ago, we asked the community what books they’d recommend using the hashtag #YAPride. We had an amazing conversation about why LGBTQ+ rep is important, books that prominently feature LGBTQ+ characters, and which YA books have positively affected the LGBTQ+ community. Main character has a sexual/romantic relationship as a boy with another boy at school; later has sexual and romantic relationships with other men. Jeanette Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit: Jeanette Winterson: Lesbian This book is a coming-of-age story about a lesbian girl named Jeanette who grows up in an English Pentecostal community.
10 Lesbian YA Books You'll Love (No Matter Your Age) By Cassie Sheets. Young adult fiction is always relatable. Whether you’re still in high school, or you just want to revisit the kinds of.
Jun 19, · The first book of the Sidekick Squad series, Not Your Sidekick is a superhero urban fantasy about teens gearing up for college. Add in super powers, or lack thereof for the main character. We've put together a list of 30 YA books featuring LGBT+ characters or themes, one for each day of June - don't worry, we don't expect you to finish them all before the month is out!
We also promise that you don't need to be a teen to enjoy the fantastic prose, compelling characters. Jul 17, · Elliott’s latest epic, the first in a new series, is a deftly weaved space opera with bisexual, gay, and lesbian main characters. This gender-swapped retelling of Alexander the Great features equal amounts of sharp action, complex women characters, and political scheming.
Apr 27, · Another moving love story between two strong and powerful women, Huntress is filled with enough action, adventure, and fantasy to keep readers hooked until the last page. Click here to buy. I have several prominent LGBT characters in my own fantasy writing. The two main characters of first book in my Malora series are bisexual (on the Kinsey scale, I’d put Lani at a 2 and Dia at a 4).
The fifth book has a narrator who falls in love with a person who switches genders every time he. I’m Niamh Murphy. I write bestselling adventure books with lesbian main characters! I tell romantic and exciting stories of gripping adventure and epic fantasy. I love to explore historical settings, science fiction landscapes, and fantasy worlds.
My stories involve exciting characters such as knights, pirates, vampires, and mermaids. Jul 21, · The following novels and series are not an exhaustive look at the best fantasy novels of all time, but rather a sampling taken from various eras from the past to the present.
Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Cliff Chiang, is more of an ongoing comic series than a graphic novel, but this is a trade paperback compiling several issues.
It's only a couple of volumes in when one of the characters is revealed to be a lesbian. Beware of spoilers if. Actually, I tweeted a question to the Interwebz yesterday for examples of female lead characters in fantasy novels. The results were diverse on just about every spectrum. Recommendations included everything from YA to lesbian mystery fantasies.
While authors skewed towards female, it was by no means a male shut out. Jun 17, · Another fantasy with a lesbian main character is Gossamer Axe.
It's 80's urban fantasy, kind of, which is to say it is very different from current urban fantasy. Main character escaped from sidhe and is looking for a way to free her lover, too. I've heard of. May 29, · Maybe.
It's hard to tell Ann Leckie's Imperial Radch series (Ancillary Justice, Ancillary Sword, and Ancillary Mercy) is a good read and a lot of fun, but had one conceit that caused me some confusion and maybe even reduced my enjoyment of the st. Urban fantasy has also been subdivided, since it can be harder to find female characters in the more traditional epic fantasy. If you have any suggestions, please say so in the comments!
Female Protagonists in Fantasy Books: Most books by Terry Pratchett, particularly the arc following the witches (Wyrd Sisters) and Monstrous Regiment. These. Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan's late wife failed to pass on a letter from Celia, his longtime crush, with an apology for. May 07, · 15 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in May The first Hunger Games prequel and other more intergalactic adventures By Andrew Liptak May 7,am EDT.
Niamh Murphy is a historian, archaeologist, and bestselling author of adventure books with lesbian main characters. She tells stories of gripping adventure and epic fantasy, with a dash of romance. She loves to explore historical settings, science fiction landscapes, and fantasy worlds. Apr 06, · This is a thorough list of great books with lesbian characters - tried, tested and recommended by individuals like you.
Have a look at these 45 books. Read what other users say and: Get the solution that most closely fits your needs; Vote for. Jun 22, · Queer Fantasy Books | LGBTQ+ Recommendations - Duration: Jean Bookishthoughts 9, views. Top 5 m/m Couples in Romance Books #PrideMonth -. Jan 26, · This wonderful books does that.
I highly recommend it and thrill with anticipation to the news that Steam Powered 2 is on the way. It really doesn't matter that the protagonists are lesbian when the tales are so well told.
This is a book that anyone should Reviews: The fantasy books that we - and other readers - simply cannot recommend highly enough. The purpose of this list is simple: to showcase the books that we'd loved reading and, with the support of thousands of reader reviews, hopefully help other readers find a new fantasy book that they too will love. Sep 17, · Is there such a thing? I don't want erotica (fade to black on all the sex would be jolly good, but not strictly needed), but rather something more about the relationship.
But still fantasy with fantasy-stuff in the lime light. And yeah, I know that it's a weird request, this is for another. Feb 11, · A fantasy that takes place a generation after a slave liberation, Tales of Nevèrÿon follows several characters who were once slaves as they work to build a new society, with Delany fearlessly. The first book in an epic fantasy trilogy that both George R. R. Martin and Patrick Rothfuss have called quintessential to their own success.
Simon is a kitchen boy but when ancient evil stirs, he is pulled into a war as unlike any his world has seen, leaving the only home he has ever known to battle creatures once thought lost to the past. Recommended Books with Disabled Main Characters By Natasha Razi Natasha Razi is an Editor at Disability in Kidlit, moderator at YA Pride, environmental policy analyst, and writer of queer fantasy.
Jan 14, · A fantasy editor said, ‘I love this book, but in order for me to publish it in my line, Alec has to be a girl.’ Ellen Kushner This burst of bigotry-free universes hasn’t come from nowhere. Sep 28, · Do you need some LGBTQ+ Fantasy Book Recommendations? I'm here to help you with it. LGBT MAIN CHARACTERS // Book Recommendations - Duration: Lesbian & Bi Women Fantasy Books - Duration. Fortunately, there’s a tidal wave of new sci-fi and fantasy books on the way, ready to sweep you away into fantastical kingdoms, adventures across the multiverse, space battles, and at least one.
LGBTQ Fantasy, Warnings via author on Goodreads: Violence, Death, Death of a Minor Character, Temporary Death of a Main Character, Mention of Past Abuse, Mention of Miscarriage, Pregnancy of Side-Character, Self-harm, Suicidal Ideation, Guns, Grief, Kidnapping/abduction, Alcohol Use, Brief Depiction of Humans Enslaved by a Supernatural Creature.]. This takes on the portal fantasy with a good dose of silliness, but also draws complex, captivating characters.
Bisexual boys are still fairly rare in YA (or any books), so this is a great. Dec 16, · Main character Laura is a superfan who follows them all, and wants to dance with the devil in the pale xn--90agnidejdb0n.xn--p1ai devil, in this case, being a beautiful young lady in a white suit.
Jun 15, · Informative and useful to a general audience but essential to those looking for validation, this book reinforces the idea of pride in a positive way. Not Your Sidekick by C.B.
Lee. A diverse cast of characters rounds out this fast-paced superhero adventure where the protagonist happens to be an Asian-American lesbian teen. Niamh Murphy is the Author of Adventure Books with Lesbian Main Characters. Join her Book Group for Free Content. Her publishing company Sapphire Books now represents 19 additional authors who have also produced award winning books that reflect the lives of the lesbian community.
Sapphire Books publishes romance, erotica, paranormal, mystery and intrigue, fantasy, and other fiction where the main characters are lesbians. Apr 11, · Kevin is not the main character of Guardian of the Dead, but he is an integral part of the book. Early on, he comes out as asexual to the book’s heroine, his best friend Ellie Spencer.
Jun 11, · Tamora Pierce also deals peripherally with the issue of lesbian relationships in her novel The Will of the Empress, in which one of the main characters discovers that she is a lesbian. There is. Apr 13, · I must confess, I love books with villain protagonists. There's just something about having an evil — or, at least, not good — main character that I can really relate to. Paige Braddock. Lion Forge, This collection pairs popular comic strips from Jane’s World–the first syndicated comic strip with a lesbian main character–with love letters from notable fans.
This curated selection of strips from to will be a joy for current fans, as well as for new readers. The Melting Queen. Bruce Cinnamon.