Tag Archives: queer

Fairest: dark f/f fairy tale where the girls earn their happy ending

Fairest by K.S. Trenten is a lesbian fairy tale that’s loosely a dark love triangle between Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and Cinderella. Well, not quite a triangle—giving away too many details would spoil some of the intricate weaving of the … Continue reading

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Graveyard Sparrow: sweet lesbian romance amidst terrors of Victorian horror setting

Graveyard Sparrow by Kayla Bashe is a dark, yet sweet and happily resolved, piece of lesbian paranormal with a Victorian Gothic setting. This is a world where magical powers are somewhat normal, if not common, but women with magical abilities … Continue reading

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Roses on cleavage and lace-wearing kittens, these are a few of my favorite things

Out on Good Behavior is the story of how a life-embracing, blue-haired art student with roses tattooed on her cleavage and piercings you can’t see in class falls, hard, for her best friend’s cute blonde roommate, a sweet girl who doesn’t drink … Continue reading

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Review: The Faerie Godmother’s Apprentice Wore Green

Nicky Kyle has just released a wonderful, dragon-positive, high-fantasy friendship story between a lesbian and an aro-ace woman! There’s a lot going on here within the short scope of The Faerie Godmother’s Apprentice Wore Green‘s novella length–I admire the narrative’s metaphors about … Continue reading

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Creation Debt: short trans sci-fi about rescuing an enslaved android

One of the oldest and most venerated goals of science fiction is using a speculative setting to metaphorically discuss a real-world phenomenon. Creation Debt succeeds at this brilliantly, using the literal enslavement/indentured servitude of sentient androids to condemn abusive parents … Continue reading

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Sweet f/f sci-fi between android & repairwoman

Man, I would give The  Cybernetic Tea Shop by Meredith Katz six stars if I could. It’s a quick, emotional, uplifting f/f romance between an outmoded android and a robot repair tech, with an ending that reminds me of sunlight breaking through the … Continue reading

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The Mystic Marriage: 19th century lesbian scientists creating magic rocks

The Mystic Marriage is the story of a proud, emotionally closed-off, initially friendless and basically penniless young woman, Antuniet, struggling to redeem her family’s honor after her brother [insert spoilers for Daughter of Mystery.] There are three subplots in the book: … Continue reading

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