“Books about *monstrous women* of all varieties. Softhearted giantesses, feral shapeshifters, malicious sea creatures, lonely gorgons. Women with the strength of gods, women with fangs and fur, women formed of craggy rock or ice or fire.”
Here are 8 queer books appropriate for the Halloween season, from the genuinely terrifying to funny and lightly macabre.
Eight excellent fantasy novels with trans main characters coming your way!
Did you love My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris? Here are 8 more queer graphic novels with mind-blowing art and dark themes.
8 great YA books with lesbian main characters who are dealing with drama not related to coming out, homophobia, or anything related to their sexuality!
8 queer women books to make you laugh!
Eight books with steamy summer affairs between women, with some settings abroad to boot!
These awesome eight crime books, including mysteries, thrillers, and true crime, all feature queer women!
LGBT fiction for the tween / young teen in your life, or for anyone who likes a good queer book (spoiler: that’s everyone).
Have you read Stray City by Chelsey Johnson? It’s got great authentic representation of supportive queer community. Here are eight more books featuring queers who show up for each other!
8 great queer women-focused poly SF/F books coming right up!
Can you believe we haven’t talked about books with non-binary characters yet? Here are eight great ones, mostly written by non-binary authors.
Enjoy these eight books, mostly fiction, about queer disabled women characters!
Here are eight non-fiction self-help books about lesbian relationships, partnerships, marriage, and dating!
Here are eight awesome books with queer Jewish women characters, from YA to literary fiction to historical fiction and more!
Books with ace homo/bi/panromantic women characters do exist! Here’s a list of eight of these very real and awesome books in genres like romance, fantasy, YA and more!
Check out these queer-women-fronted action and adventure novels, including basically Die Hard but with lesbians, basically The X-Files but with a bisexual love triangle, pirate stories, thrillers and more.
These dark mysteries and thrillers featuring lesbian and bisexual main characters focus less on the romance and more on the hair raising on the back of your neck.
Here are eight light-hearted books featuring queer women (mostly lesbian) characters of color. Some are YA, some are romance, and one is science fiction/fantasy. All are fluffy gay goodness!
Here are eight queer short story collections that embody the same kind of creepy, “bodies as horror,” fabulist, dark fairy tale feel that Machado’s book does.