Rainbow Bookshelf

Novels and Anthologies by Queer Creators, for Queer Readers

  • JULIET TAKES A BREATH — Gabby Rivera

    March 16, 2020 by

    “I wanted her to change my world.”“Mi amor, only you can change your world.” — Gabby Rivera, JULIET TAKES A BREATH An excellent story about a young queer woman from the Bronx who goes to Portland for the summer to find a new love, White Feminism, and the joy of community. Rivera’s grasp on setting… Read more

  • THE OLD GUARD — Rucka & Fernández

    February 16, 2020 by

    “War never takes the wicked man by chance, the good man always.” — Sophocles, Philoctetes Soldiers Live. They Wonder Why. The concept of The Old Guard, sketched out in the exposition and then built upon throughout, is that everyone dies — just for some, their time hasn’t come yet. The soldiers in this group aren’t… Read more

  • OUT OF THIS WORLD — Catherine Lundoff

    January 26, 2020 by

    If I said I met my vampire prince at a ball at the King’s palace, would you believe me? — OUT OF THIS WORLD OUT OF THIS WORLD is an excellent anthology — crucially in that it introduces new readers, such as me, to such a wide variety of stories by a single author. The… Read more

  • WE ARE OKAY — Nina LaCour

    July 31, 2019 by

    We were miraculous. We were beach creatures. We had treasure in our pockets and each other on our skin. — WE ARE OKAY WE ARE OKAY is a novel that does not centre its queerness in the sense that it isn’t your typical coming of age + coming out story. It is an undeniably queer… Read more

  • The Reading List // Reader Survey

    June 25, 2019 by

    Over on twitter, I’ve shared links to RAINBOW BOOKSHELF’S official reading list as well as a reader survey that you can fill out — only takes five minutes! Also, y’all can just respond to the original thread if you have any reading suggestions or creators you want me to check out. You can also directly… Read more

  • Welcome to Rainbow Bookshelf

    June 23, 2019 by

    Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new project going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates!

  • About Rainbow Books

    June 23, 2019 by

    Born out of a want to read and write more about queer content and content creators, I created rainbowshelf.blog. Queer authors and creators need to be seen and heard now more than ever. As a bi woman who came out only in her late twenties, I want to help and lend my own voice. I… Read more

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