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Let’s Go Lesbians! 32 Books for Lesbian Visibility Day

Graphic 1 of 4. This is a header graphic. The background is stripes in the colors of the wlw flag, and text on the graphic reads "32 lesbian books for Lesbian Visibility Day."
Graphic 2 of 4. A graphic featuring 10 book covers over a background composed of stripes in the colors of the wlw pride flag. The 10 books are: Interesting Facts About Space by Emily Austin; The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel; Bell of the Ball by Mari Costa; Kiss Number 8 by Colleen AF Veneable and Ellen T. Crenshaw; She Wears the Midnight Crown; Delilah Green Doesn't Care by Ashley Herring Blake; The Scapegracers by H. A. Clarke; Spinning by Tillie Walden; The Girl from the Sea by Molly Knox Ostertag; and The Ruin of Angels by Max Gladstone.
Graphic 3 of 4. A graphic featuring 12 book covers over a background composed of stripes in the colors of the wlw pride flag. The 12 books are: The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson; The Red Scholar's Wake by Aliette de Bodard; Siren Queen by Nghi Vo; She Gets the Girl by Rachael Lippincott and Alyson Derrick; Camp Damascus by Chuck Tingle; One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston; Those Who Wait by Haley Cass; Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir; Legends and Lattes by Travis Baldree; Into the Bloodred Woods by Martha Brockenbough; From Here by Luma Mufley; and Alice Isn't Dead by Joseph Fink.
Graphic 4 of 4. A graphic featuring 10 book covers over a background composed of stripes in the colors of the wlw pride flag. The 10 books are: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel; Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel; A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine; Female General and Eldest Princess by Please Don't Laugh; A Clear and Muddy Loss of Love by Please Don't Laugh; This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone; Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire; A Restless Truth by Freya Marske; The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Deya Muniz, and Everyone In This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin.

TODAY! is Lesbian Visibility Day, the first day of Lesbian Visibility Week – April 26, 2024. We are, I’m sure you’re shocked to discover, celebrating with LOTS of lesbian books! 15 people contributed to making this list, all of us sharing our absolute faves, from graphic novels to epic novels, from memoirs to horror fiction, with explicit rep and implied. With this many awesome books to share, we’re prepared to guarantee that everyone who loves wlw lit can find something new to them on this amazing list!

Can’t get enough books with lesbians? Yeah, us neither – this new list for 2024 is on top of THREE rec lists of titles featuring lesbians that we posted last year.

You can also view this list (along with all our other wlw faves!) as a shelf on Goodreads!

See a book you want to buy? You can grab it through the Duck Prints Press Bookshop.org affiliate shop!

What are YOUR favorite reads with lesbian characters?