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Lesbian and WLW Publishers Giving Away Free Books!

Going direct to the source is a great way to find new books and freebies. Publishers want you to find and fall in love with their books and many have a page dedicated to their current free books, others do giveaways and contests. I’ve compiled a list of publishers who are offering WLW and lesbian titles for free so you can check them out for yourself!

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I’m an author of adventure fiction with lesbian main characters, and I know the power of offering freebies in order to find new readers and grab the attention of possible new fans. So, hopefully, this list will net you a few brilliant new books and the publishers will get themselves a whole bunch of amazing new readers!

Affinity Rainbow Publications

Affinity joins the growing trend of companies publishing works of lesbian literature in the evolving market of electronic media (eBooks) and Print on demand. Our company is committed to produce quality, affordable works of fictional literature. Affinity is wholly owned by authors and the content of works will reflect their collective writing vision.

Affinity Rainbow Publications

Affinity has a whole section of their shop dedicated to free titles. Just click the button below to check out their latest offers.

Carnation Books

Carnation Books is an independent ebook publisher. We work exclusively with fanfiction authors to publish original works of fiction that feature LGBTQIA+/MOGAI romance.
We started Carnation Books because we love fandom. It’s shaped our lives for over twenty years. We believe that fanfiction writers are the hardest-working, most talented writers on Earth, and we want to help you share your work with readers outside of fandom.
Representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, asexual, and queer characters is more important than ever. Carnation Books is dedicated to the promotion of LGBTQIA+ characters, stories, and romance.  

Carnation Books

Although not completely free, Carnation Books publish ALL their titles on Kindle Unlimited! This means you can read every one of their publications for no extra cost.

Cleis Press

Cleis Press is the largest independent sexuality publishing company in the United States. With a focus on LGBTQ, BDSM, romance, and erotic writing for all sexual preferences, Cleis Press books are consistently changing the way people read and think about sexual behavior, culture, and education.

Cleis Press

A high priced publisher with no easy freebies, Cleis Press DOES offer a reviewer program where ebook and occasional print books are offered for review.

Desert Palm Press

Founded in 2014 by R. Lee Fitzsimmons the mission of Desert Palm Press has been and continues to be the publishing of stories that accurately and respectfully reflect the diverse lives of the Lesbian community. We strive to make women’s voices heard. Our publication list reflects lesbian fiction of many fiction genre and in the future will include, we trust, non-fiction.
Our books are a collaboration of our authors, editors, graphic designers, and proofreaders.  We strive to give you, the reader, an experience that embraces and reflects our diverse lives.

Desert Palm Press

Although not an extensive collection, Desert Palm Press nevertheless offers six free books to anyone who joins their mailing list.

Dirt Road Books

Our authors are diverse, and we want them to stay that way. We are proud of our differences, and don’t want to meld into one way of writing. 
We don’t want you to feel like you’re reading the same story over and over again. We want to blow your mind. Or, at least, give you a happy. 
We write in a wide range of genres and styles, so we’ll always have books that are just right for you and your mood.

Dirt Road Books

Dirt Road Books has a page on their website dedicated to offering you a selection of free short stories to download and enjoy.

Riptide Publishing

Riptide Publishing is a boutique publisher of some of the finest LGBTQ fiction available today. Created by industry veterans, Riptide Publishing sought to bring the Manhattan-quality aesthetic to small-press, author-friendly publishing—and in doing so, to elevate and integrate positive LGBTQ representation into the mainstream. Riptide Publishing now fills a critical niche in the general fiction market: quality books, pristinely packaged, that satisfy readers’ desires for rich, plotty, well-edited, queer-positive stories.

Riptide Publishing

Riptide has an extensive collection of m/m books, but they are also a publisher of WLW novels as well. They have a page dedicated to their free fiction with a regular handful of titles to choose from.

Supposed Crimes

Supposed Crimes, LLC publishes queer fiction. We started with lesbian books and have expanded to encompass LGBTQ stories and ideas. The focus is on genre fiction–Westerns, Science Fiction, Horror, Action–rather than just romance. That’s how we set ourselves apart from our competitors. Our original characters happen to love women and kick ass.

Supposed Crimes

Supposed Crimes sells ebooks directly, and has a category dedicated to their free titles. For an extra freebie, you can sign up to their mailing list!


What did you think? How many books are you going to grab?

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About Niamh Murphy

Hi there! I’m Niamh Murphy and I’m a bestselling author of adventure books with lesbian main characters!

Niamh Murphy Author

I tell romantic and exciting stories of gripping adventure and epic fantasy. My favourite places to explore are historical settings, science fiction landscapes, and fantasy worlds. My stories involve exciting characters such as knights, pirates, vampires, and mermaids. But I also tell more down-to-earth stories involving teenage angst, coming out, and exploring lesbian relationships for the first time.

I most enjoy rewriting fairy tales for the modern reader or re-telling mythical stories of old with a sapphic twist. But whatever the genre I choose to write in, my stories always include romance, love, and a lesbian main character.

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