Going direct to the source is a great way to find free downloads and even free paperback books. 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, review copies, 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!Going direct to the source is a great way to find free downloads and even free paperback books. 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… Share This
Affinity are a New Zealand based publishing house owned and run completely by authors. They have produced hundreds of print and digital books largely focusing on contemporary lesbian romance and their aim is to “produce quality, affordable works of fictional literature.”
Affinity has a whole section of their shop dedicated to free titles so, do take the time to head over and browse through what is currently on offer.
Carnation Books is an independent ebook publisher that focus on publishing works across the whole LGBTQIA+ spectrum and they are passionate about fanfiction.
So if you have taken time to browse through my list of fanfiction sites, you may well recognise some names on the list of Carnation’s authors.
Although not completely free, Carnation Books publish ALL their titles on Kindle Unlimited. This means if you already have KU, you can read every one of their publications for no extra cost.
Cleis Press is a huge independent publishing house and can claim the title of the ‘largest independent sexuality publishing company in the United States’.
Cleis Press are very much a ‘speciality’ publisher with a focus on sub genres such as BDSM and they include LGBTQ titles on their back list although this is not the sole focus of the publisher.
Cleis are high priced publisher with no easy freebies, however the company DOES offer a reviewer program where ebook and occasional print books are offered for review.
Desert Palm Press was founded just six years ago and is a publishing house that focus on women’s voices, specifically writers who focus on lesbian main characters only.
This means you won’t have to double check their romances to be sure that they are wlw rather than mlm.
Although not an extensive collection, Desert Palm Press nevertheless offers six free books to anyone who joins their mailing list.
Dirt Road books take pride in publishing a massive variety of genres and styles, and from a range of voices.
The unifying factor of all their books is that they focus mainly on f/f or wlw stories.
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 has a giant back catalogue of MLM titles but they do also publish lesbian and sapphic titles.
Riptide has an extensive collection of MLM books, but they are also a publisher of WLW novels as well.
Many of Riptide’s books are available on Kindle Unlimited but they also have free titles available to download on their website so it is well worth going direct to source.
Starting out focusing only on lesbian fiction, Supposed Crimes, LLC have expanded to encompass LGBTQ stories and ideas.
Their main focus is genre fiction including Westerns, Science Fiction, Horror, and Action rather than books focused solely on romance.
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!
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