Best LGBT Fantasy Fiction Books
Here you will get Best LGBT Fantasy Fiction Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. House in the Cerulean Sea
Author: by TJ Klune
A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER! A 2021 Alex Award winner! The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner!An Indie Next Pick! One of Publishers Weekly’s “Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020″One of Book Riot’s 20 Must-Read Feel-Good FantasiesLambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune’s bestselling, breakout contemporary fantasy that’s “1984 meets The Umbrella Academy with a pinch of Douglas Adams thrown in.” (Gail Carriger)A magical island.A dangerous task.A burning secret.
Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being of children in government-sanctioned orphanages.
When Linus is unexpectedly summoned by Extremely Upper Management he’s given a curious and highly classified assignment: travel to Marsyas Island Orphanage, where six dangerous children reside: a gnome, a sprite, a wyvern, an unidentifiable green blob, a were-Pomeranian, and the Antichrist.
2. The Priory of the Orange Tree
Author: by Samantha Shannon
The New York Times bestselling “epic feminist fantasy perfect for fans of Game of Thrones” (Bustle). NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:AMAZON (Top 100 Editors Picks and Science Fiction and Fantasy) * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY * BOOKPAGE * AUTOSTRADDLEA world divided.
A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction-but assassins are getting closer to her door.
Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society of mages. Ead keeps a watchful eye on Sabran, secretly protecting her with forbidden magic. Across the dark sea, Tan has trained all her life to be a dragonrider, but is forced to make a choice that could see her life unravel.
Meanwhile, the divided East and West refuse to parley, and forces of chaos are rising from their sleep.
3. The Once and Future Witches
Author: by Alix E. Harrow
Redhook (October 13, 2020)
October 13, 2020
In the late 1800s, three sisters use witchcraft to change the course of history in Alix E. Harrow’s powerful novel of magic and the suffragette movement. Named One of the Best Books of the Year by NPR Books Barnes and Noble BookPage In 1893, there’s no such thing as witches.
There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot box.
But when the Eastwood sistersJames Juniper, Agnes Amaranth, and Beatrice Belladonnajoin the suffragists of New Salem, they begin to pursue the forgotten words and ways that might turn the women’s movement into the witch’s movement. Stalked by shadows and sickness, hunted by forces who will not suffer a witch to voteand perhaps not even to livethe sisters will need to delve into the oldest magics, draw new alliances, and heal the bond between them if they want to survive.
There’s no such thing as witches.But there will be. An homage to the indomitable power and persistence of women, The Once and Future Witches reimagines stories of revolution, motherhood, and women’s suffragethe lost ways are calling. Praise for The Once and Future Witches:”A gorgeous and thrilling paean to the ferocious power of women.
4. Malice: A Novel
Author: by Heather Walter
Del Rey (April 13, 2021)
April 13, 2021
A princess isn’t supposed to fall for an evil sorceress. But in this bewitching and fascinating (Tamora Pierce) retelling of Sleeping Beauty, true love is more than a simple fairy tale. Walter’s spellbinding debut is for all the queer girls and women who’ve been told to keep their gifts hidden and for those yearning to defy gravity.
O: The Oprah MagazineOnce upon a time, there was a wicked fairy who, in an act of vengeance, cursed a line of princesses to die. A curse that could only be broken by true love’s kiss. You’ve heard this before, haven’t you?
The handsome prince. The happily ever after.Utter nonsense. Let me tell you, no one in Briar actually cares about what happens to its princesses. Not the way they care about their jewels and elaborate parties and charm-granting elixirs. I thought I didn’t care, either.Until I met her.Princess Aurora.
The last heir to Briar’s throne.Kind.Gracious. The future queen her realm needs. One who isn’t bothered that I am Alyce, the Dark Grace, abhorred and feared for the mysterious dark magic that runs in my veins. Humiliated and shamed by the same nobles who pay me to bottle hexes and then brand me a monster.
5. The Jasmine Throne
Author: by Tasha Suri
Orbit (June 8, 2021)
June 8, 2021
One is a vengeful princess seeking to depose her brother from his throne. The other is a priestess searching for her family. Together, they will change the fate of an empire. Imprisoned by her dictator brother, Malini spends her days in isolation in the Hirana: an ancient temple that was once the source of powerful magic – but is now little more than a decaying ruin.
Priya is a maidservant, one of several who make the treacherous journey to the top of the Hirana every night to attend Malini’s chambers. She is happy to be an anonymous drudge, as long as it keeps anyone from guessing the dangerous secret she hides.
But when Malini accidentally bears witness to Priya’s true nature, their destinies become irrevocably tangled …
6. The Chosen and the Beautiful
Author: by Nghi Vo
Tordotcom (June 1, 2021)
An Instant National Bestseller!An Indie Next Pick! A Most Anticipated in 2021 Pick for Oprah Magazine | USA Today | Buzzfeed | Greatist | BookPage | PopSugar | Bustle | The Nerd Daily | Goodreads | Literary Hub | Ms. Magazine | Library Journal | Culturess | Book Riot | Parade Magazine | Kirkus | The Week | Book Bub | OverDrive | The Portalist | Publishers WeeklyA Best of Summer Pick for TIME Magazine | CNN | Book Riot | The Daily Beast | Lambda LiteraryThe Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Goodreads | Bustle | Veranda Magazine | The Week | Bookish | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Den of Geek | LGBTQ Reads | Pittsburgh City Paper | Bookstr | Tatler HKGatsby the way it should have been writtendark, dazzling, fantastical.R.F.
Kuang”A vibrant and queer reinvention of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s jazz age classic…. I was captivated from the first sentence.”NPRVo has crafted a retelling that, in many ways, surpasses the original.”Kirkus Reviews (STARRED REVIEW)Immigrant.Socialite.Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American societyshe has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age.
7. Lava Red Feather Blue
Author: by Molly Ringle
January 5, 2021
Awakening the handsome prince is supposed to end the fairy tale, not begin it. But the Highvalley witches have rarely done things the way they’re supposed to. On the north Pacific island of Eidolonia, hidden from the world by enchantments, Prince Larkin has lain in a magical sleep since 1799 as one side of a truce between humans and fae.
That is, until Merrick Highvalley, a modern-day witch, discovers an old box of magic charms and cryptic notes hidden inside a garden statue. Experimenting with the charms, Merrick finds himself inside the bower where Larkin lies, and accidentally awakens him.
Worse still, releasing Larkin from the spell also releases Ula Kana, a faery bent on eradicating humans from the island. With the truce collapsing and hostilities escalating throughout the country, Merrick and Larkin form an unlikely alliance and become even unlikelier heroes as they flee into the perilous fae realm on a quest to stop Ula Kana and restore harmony to their island.
8. ROLL OVER AND DIE: I Will Fight for an Ordinary Life with My Love and Cursed Sword! (Light Novel) Vol. 4
Author: by kiki
June 24, 2021
A Broken HeroAfter learning what Jean did to Flum and witnessing what horrors the spirals have wrought on Maria’s body, Cyril finally snaps. Fleeing the castle, she wanders the streets until she crosses paths with a child named Mute. This chance encounter puts her story on the fast track toward tragedy as the capital counts down to a chaotic anniversary!
9. Captive Prince (The Captive Prince Trilogy Book 1)
Author: by C. S. Pacat
Berkley (January 28, 2014)
January 28, 2014
From global phenomenon C.S. Pacat comes the first novel in her critically acclaimed Captive Prince trilogy. Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos, but when his half brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a pleasure slave.
Beautiful, manipulative and deadly, his new master Prince Laurent epitomizes the worst of the court at Vere. But in the lethal political web of the Veretian court, nothing is as it seems, and when Damen finds himself caught up in a play for the throne, he must work together with Laurent to survive and save his country.
For Damen, there is just one rule: never, ever reveal his true identity. Because the one man Damen needs is the one man who has more reason to hate him than anyone else…
10. The Empress of Salt and Fortune (The Singing Hills Cycle Book 1)
Author: by Nghi Vo
Tordotcom (March 24, 2020)
March 24, 2020
A 2021 Finalist for the Hugo Award | the Locus Award | the Ignyte AwardWinner of the 2020 Crawford Award!”Dangerous, subtle, unexpected and familiar, angry and ferocious and hopeful… The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a remarkable accomplishment of storytelling.”NPRA 2020 ALA Booklist Top Ten SF/F Debut | A Book Riot Must-Read Fantasy of 2020 | A Paste Most Anticipated Novel of 2020 | A Library Journal Debut of the Month | A Buzzfeed Must-Read Fantasy Novel of Spring 2020 | A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist | A Washington Post Best SFF of the Year So Far PickNamed Book Riot’s Best Book Cover of 2020Named a Best of 2020 Pick for NPR | Library Journal | NYPL | Chicago Public Library | The Austen Chronicle | AutostraddleWith the heart of an Atwood tale and the visuals of a classic Asian period drama, Nghi Vo’s The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a tightly and lushly written narrative about empire, storytelling, and the anger of women.
A young royal from the far north, is sent south for a political marriage in an empire reminiscent of imperial China. Her brothers are dead, her armies and their war mammoths long defeated and caged behind their borders. Alone and sometimes reviled, she must choose her allies carefully.
11. Wendy, Darling
Author: by A.C. Wise
Titan Books (June 1, 2021)
A lush, feminist re-imagining on what happened to Wendy after Neverland, for fans of Circe and The Mere Wife. Find the second star from the right, and fly straight on ’til morning, all the way to Neverland, a children’s paradise with no rules, no adults, only endless adventure and enchanted forests all led by the charismatic boy who will never grow old.
But Wendy Darling grew up. She has a husband and a young daughter called Jane, a life in London. But one night, after all these years, Peter Pan returns. Wendy finds him outside her daughter’s window, looking to claim a new mother for his Lost Boys.
But instead of Wendy, he takes Jane. Now a grown woman, a mother, a patient and a survivor, Wendy must follow Peter back to Neverland to rescue her daughter and finally face the darkness at the heart of the island
12. Star Eater
Author: by Kerstin Hall
Tordotcom (June 22, 2021)
June 22, 2021
From Nommo Award finalist Kerstin Hall comes a layered and incisive examination of power. Rory Power, New York Times bestselling author of Wilder GirlsAll martyrdoms are difficult. Elfreda Raughn will avoid pregnancy if it kills her, and one way or another, it will kill her.
Though she’s able to stomach her gruesome day-to-day duties, the reality of preserving the Sisterhood of Aytrium’s magical bloodline horrifies her. She wants out, whatever the cost. So when a shadowy faction approaches Elfreda with an offer of escape, she leaps at the opportunity.
As their spy, she gains access to the highest reaches of the Sisterhood, and enters a glittering world of opulent parties, subtle deceptions, and unexpected bloodshed. A phantasmagorical indictment of hereditary power, Star Eater takes readers deep into a perilous and uncanny world where even the most powerful women are forced to choose what sacrifices they will make, so that they might have any choice at all.
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13. A Dowry of Blood
Author: by S.T. Gibson
January 31, 2021
A lyrical and dreamy reimagining of Dracula’s brides, A DOWRY OF BLOOD is a story of desire, obsession, and emancipation. Saved from the brink of death by a mysterious stranger, Constanta is transformed from a medieval peasant into a bride fit for an undying king.
But when Dracula draws a cunning aristocrat and a starving artist into his web of passion and deceit, Constanta realizes that her beloved is capable of terrible things. Finding comfort in the arms of her rival consorts, she begins to unravel their husband’s dark secrets.
With the lives of everyone she loves on the line, Constanta will have to choose between her own freedom and her love for her husband. But bonds forged by blood can only be broken by death.
14. Prince's Gambit (The Captive Prince Trilogy Book 2)
Author: by C. S. Pacat
January 28, 2014
The second novel in the critically acclaimed Captive Prince trilogy from global phenomenon C.S.Pacat. With their countries on the brink of war, Damen and his new master, Prince Laurent, must exchange the intrigues of the palace for the sweeping might of the battlefield as they travel to the border to avert a lethal plot.
Forced to hide his identity, Damen finds himself increasingly drawn to the dangerous, charismatic Laurent. But as the fledgling trust between the two men deepens, the truth of secrets from both their pasts is poised to deal them a final devastating blow…