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

  • 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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