8 Lesbian Romance Novels That Will Get You Hooked on the Genre

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Ice by Lyn Gardner (self-published)

Ice is the kind of book that makes your heart pound. Alex and Maggie somehow find a way to fight for love, while they are fighting for their lives. Between a blizzard and a plane crash, you’d think the deck was stacked against these two, but love finds a way. Author Lyn Gardner got her start writing popular fan fiction, so keep writing folks!

Starting from Scratch By Georgia Beers

Starting from Scratch by Georgia Beers (Brisk Press)

If you like your romance super sweet, and wrapped in warm fuzzies, then check out Starting from Scatch. Avery, who uses baking as way to unwind (and fill a void) finds herself coaching little league. When she falls head over heels for one of her player’s mothers, is when the fun really starts. This book is just as much about finding family as it is about finding romance, and speaks to the fact that many lesbian and bisexual women out there, do have children. Who says you can’t have both?

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Fated Love by Radclyffe (Bold Strokes Books)

Radclyffe is a legend in the world of lesbian romance. Not only is she the founder of Bold Strokes Books, but she’s written a countless number of their bestsellers. Many of Radclyffe’s heroines are of the butchier persuasion, which is a breath of fresh air considering butch women aren’t often given the space and narrative that they deserve. If you are into butch/femme pairings, then these books will likely satisfy. Also, not for nothing, but Radclyffe is a hell of a writer. The first romance novel I read was by Radclyffe, and it got me hooked.

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Keepers of the Cave by Gerri Hill (Bella Books)

Keepers of the Cave is bizarre in the best way. It’s a romance novel smack dab inside of a supernatural mystery. Two FBI agentswhich are like lesbian romance novel catnipare assigned to investigate and infiltrate a small town where nefarious deeds are afoot. While trying to keep up a charade as couple, the agents end up falling for each other. It’s a taut thriller, with the added bonus of sexytimes.

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