Lesbian or F/F Stories

This is our masterlist of Queer SFF stories containing lesbian characters or an F/F romance. All of these stories may not focus on lesbian characters or an F/F romance, the only requirement is that they contain either of those qualifications.

If you have a suggestion for the list, email us at queersff(@)gmail.com.

We also shelve books on Goodreads for easier access. You can see our lesbian shelf here and our f/f romance shelf here.


Links will take you to the book’s Goodreads page.

The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie

Young Adult SFF. Features an F/F romance.

Afterparty by Daryl Gregory

Science Fiction with a lesbian protagonist.

Ash by Malinda Lo

Young Adult Fantasy. Lesbian Retelling of Cinderella.

As I Descended by Robin Talley

Young Adult Retelling of Macbeth with paranormal elements. F/F romance.

Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver

Dystopian Fantasy. Has lesbian and trans characters.

The Cybernetic Tea Shop by Meredith Katz | Our Review: 4 Stars

Science Fiction Romance. Asexual character and F/F romance.

The Dark Wife by Sarah Diemer

Young Adult Fantasy. Lesbian Retelling of Hades and Persephone.

Daughter of Mystery and The Mystic Marriage by Heather Rose Jones

Historical Fantasy. F/F Romance.

Deadly Sweet Lies by Erica Cameron

Young Adult Fantasy. Has a lesbian character and an asexual characters. Sequel to Sing Sweet Nightingale, but can be read as a standalone.

Deep Deception by Cathy Pegau

Science Fiction. F/F romance.

Disturbed by Her Song by Tanith Lee

Anthology of Fantasy/Horror short stories with gay and lesbian representation.

Dragonoak: The Complete History of Kastelir by Sam Farren

Fantasy. One main character is lesbian, the other is on the asexual spectrum.

The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster

Fantasy novella. Has a lesbian character.

Fire Logic, Earth Logic and Water Logic by Laurie J. Marks

Fantasy. One character is a lesbian woman of color. F/F romance.

Fires of the Faithful and Turning the Storm by Naomi Kritzer

Fantasy. Lesbian protagonist.

The Gilda Stories by Jewelle L. Gomez

Paranormal Historical Fiction following a lesbian woman of color.

The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

Fantasy. Three POV characters, one of which is in a relationship with another woman.

Huntress by Malinda Lo

Young Adult Fantasy. Features an F/F romance.

Maplecroft by Cherie Priest

Horror/Fantasy/Historical Fiction. Lesbian protagonist.

Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

Military Science Fiction. It’s mentioned that the female protagonist is attracted to women.

Noble Falling and Noble Persuasion by Sara Gaines

Young Adult Fantasy. Lesbian protagonist. F/F relationship.

Pretty Peg and The Songbird Thief by Skye Allen 

Young Adult Fantasy. Lesbian character.

Rituals, Reflections and Resurrections by Roz Kaveney

Fantasy with an F/F romance. Intended to be a four book series.

Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey

Dystopian Urban Fantasy. Lesbian protagonist.

Scale-Bright by Benjanun Sriduangkaew

Fantasy novella. F/F relationship(s).

The Second Mango, Climbing the Date Palm, A Harvest of Ripe Rigs and The Olive Conspiracy by Shira Glassman

Young Adult Fantasy following a lesbian protagonist. Has more queer characters throughout the series, including a bisexual character and a trans character.

Shadows of Aggar, Fires of Aggar, Sands of Aggar and Oceans of Aggar by Chris Anne Wolfe

SFF with an F/F romance.

Solitaire by Kelley Eskridge

SFF with a lesbian protagonist.

The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan

Grimdark Epic Fantasy. Has a lesbian character and a gay protagonist.

The Sun Dragon by Annabelle Jay

Young Adult Fantasy. Main characters are a lesbian girl and a bisexual girl.

Sword of the Guardian and Prayer of the Handmaiden by Merry Shannon

Fantasy with an F/F romance.

The Temple at Landfall, The Walls of Westernfort, Ranger at Roadsend, Dynasty of Rogues and Shadow of the Knife by Jane Fletcher

Fantasy with an F/F romance. Takes place on a planet of all women.

Things We Found During the Autopsy by Kuzhali Manickavel

Short story collection with Fantasy elements.

The Thousand Names by Django Wexler

Military Fantasy. Has a prominent character that is lesbian.

The Warrior, the Healer, and the Thief by Diana Jean

Western Fantasy with a lesbian protagonist and an F/F romance.

We Awaken by Calista Lynne

Young Adult Fantasy. Follows two asexual girls in a romantic relationship.

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi

Short Story Collection. Magical Realism.