In August, Book Riot published a list of the Best Books Set In Every State, and I thought to myself, as I so often do, “What if we did a list like this, but for queer women?”
Enjoy these eight books, mostly fiction, about queer disabled women characters!
Spanning genre from fiction to essays to memoir, these books are vibrant, boundary-breaking, and as intriguing as they are affirming. I strongly recommend curling up with one of these in your favorite café to celebrate Bisexual Visiblility Day today and all this week — settle in for some miso soup (what Ruby, the heroine of Eating Chinese Food Naked, drinks as comfort food) with maybe some biryani and chai for the second course (from Corona, by Bushra Rehman) and read some of these literary works.
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!
The queer YA books you’ll want to read at the beach, the park, and everywhere else this summer!
Here, thought you might need this.
It’s truly magical when you can find a novel with lesbian or bisexual or queer characters that speaks to you and tells a damn good story.
There are thousands of recipes to be explored in these books, and they’re all waiting excitedly to queer your kitchen, so clear off some space on your counters and bookshelves cause it’s time to go shopping and start to change the face of an industry.
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 are full of scribbled notes, neon “make me next” tabs, oil drips, crinkled pages and most of all, recipes that I adore. They’ve brought immense amounts of joy into my life by way of conversations over dinner and memories made while cooking with people I love, and they all contribute to making me a better, happier cook day by day.
Queers and witches just go together.
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.
In an unsafe world, we have to make our own survival packs. Carry the words of these 100 fierce poets in yours.
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.
Eight stories that feature intersex characters for you to read right now.
Your guide to 2018’s queer and feminist books.
2017 has been pretty awesome for a ton of new queer and/or feminist things to read! Here are some of the best.