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Good Lesbian Fantasy Novels
Love reading fantasy but wish there were more lesbians?
Are you a fan of classic fantasy books, from magery to dragons to sword swinging knights? Do you wish there were more magical lesbian books? Well, there are! And they aren't all urban fantasy stories, either - not that there's anything wrong with yet another werewolf/vampire romance, but there's nothing quite like 'high' and sword and sorcery fantasy, which is the kind we've concentrated on here.
So we've put together a list of the best written and most generally awesome fantasy books. Sure, not as many as we'd like, but there are enough good ones to get you started and more new lesbian books in all genres, including fantasy, are being published every day.
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Lesbian Fantasy Anthologies & Short Stories - Awesome anthologies worth picking up!
While novel length books are great, sometimes you just want a quick read to dip into. Or you simply can't pass by an amazing author. There are a handful of amazing fantasy anthologies that feature lesbians out there, and they are well worth reading.
For individual short story recommendations, see below the anthologies.
Written by one of the major authors in mainstream fantasy, Lythande is a mysterious lesbian mage who travels her world on assorted adventures, keeping her gender secret and killing time until the end of the world.
There are several later stories also available as individual eBooks, but this anthology collects the first few stories which aren't all available elsewhere.
A delightfully entertaining collection of stories from Catherine Lundoff, ranging from urban fantasy to science fiction. While there are quite a few historical stories, they are mostly of the romantic, sword swinging and alternate history type and should fit right in with most fantasy readers' tastes.
A collection of retold fairy tales from various authors.
While they range in quality, the majority of the stories in this book are well worth reading and there are some absolute gems in here.
Half lesbian, half gay men, this is a fantastic collection of fantasy stories featuring queer characters. However, a lot of the stories are veering into science fiction territory, and the science fiction volume is better (because it is amazing).
A series of very short, first person retellings of many different fairy tales, all threaded together in a connected narrative. Each story is told by a female character, and several of them are - or could easily be - lesbian.
A magical and powerful short story from a new, yet prolific and delightful, author. In this story, a lonely guardian is locked in a lonely stand off with the sea god and his creatures she keeps trapped on land.
Half the stories are about the lesbian thief, Terizan, in a fantasy city, and her adventures - including meeting her lover, the mercenary called Swan.
A werewolf themed anthology, ranging from terrible to fantastic. Mostly modern settings, but at least a couple of pure fantasy stories.
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