You used to love fantasy.
Every week, you withdrew stacks of books from the library, and return them the next, read from cover to cover.
But then you stopped reading. You couldn’t find any fantasy about gay characters.
The best you could scrounged up was hopefully a series that acknowledged the LGBT community existed.
I was in the same boat. For years, I thought gay fantasy didn’t exist. The best I could do was read fanfiction on the Internet, or scavenge the bookstore for the rare series that even mentioned LGBT characters.
And then, five years ago, I stumbled across my first gay fantasy series, and it changed my life.
But ‘existing’ and ‘easy to find’ are two different creatures. Finding my next read is like going on an easter egg hunt across a city: the treasures are too few and too dear.
That’s why I created this guide.
Whether you’ve already stumbled onto a few, or you’ve just found this genre exists, this guide will help you find the books you’ll love without the struggle. [Read more…]