3 Sept 2021

Science Fiction and Fantasy Fridays: Fall 2021 Queer Science Fiction and Fantasy Releases!

Science Fiction and Fantasy Fridays introduces readers who are unfamiliar with the Adult SF/F genre to books, authors, and discussions all about the vast expanse of the world of Adult SF/F!
For today's post, I want to highlight all the queer Science Fiction and Fantasy books that are releasing from September to the end of December. Get your wallets ready for some pre-orders!

Clicking on the name of the book will take you to it's Goodreads page.

Queer Science Fiction and Fantasy Releasing in Fall 2021

September 2021

The All-Consuming World by Cassandra Khaw
  • SCIFI
  •  
  • QUEER WOMEN
A diverse team of broken, diminished former criminals get back together to solve the mystery of their last, disastrous mission and to rescue a missing and much-changed comrade... but they’re not the only ones in pursuit of the secret at the heart of the planet Dimmuborgir.

Release Date: September 7, 2021
Among Thieves by M.J. Kuhn
  • FANTASY
  •  
  • FF
A team of queer criminals who are the best at what they do come together to pull off an impossible job and against all odds start to care about each other, all while scheming to betray each other. A thrilling fantasy debut—a high-stakes heist novel set in a gritty world of magic and malice, and perfect for fans of Six of Crows!

Release Date: September 7, 2021

The Actual Star by Monica Byrne
  • FANTASY
  •  
  • QUEER AND TRANS/NON-BINARY
In each era, a reincarnated trinity of souls navigates the entanglements of tradition and progress, sister and stranger, and love and hate—until all of their age-old questions about the nature of existence converge.

Release Date: September 14, 2021
Summer Suns by Lee Mandelo
  • GOTHIC
  •  
  • MM
A sweltering, queer Southern Gothic that crosses Appalachian street racing with academic intrigue, all haunted by hungry ghost. Whirling between the backstabbing academic world where Eddie spent his days and the circle of hot boys, fast cars, and hard drugs that ruled Eddie’s nights, the walls Andrew has built against the world begin to crumble, letting in the phantom that hungers for him. 

Release Date: September 28, 2021
Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki
  • SCIFI
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  • FANTASY
  •  
  • TRANS (FEM) MC
Good Omens meets The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet in this defiantly joyful adventure set in California's San Gabriel Valley, with cursed violins, Faustian bargains, and queer alien courtship over fresh-made donuts.

Release Date: September 28, 2021

October 2021

Blood of the Chosen (Burningblade and Silvereye #2) by Django Wexler
  • (EPIC) FANTASY
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  • MM
  •  
  • FF
Standing on opposite sides of a looming civil war, two siblings discover that not even ties of blood will keep them from splitting the world in two.


Release Date: October 5, 2021

Destroyer of Light by Jennifer Marie Brissett
  • SCIFI
  •  
  • QUEER MC
The Matrix meets an Afro-futuristic retelling of Persephone set in a science fiction underworld of aliens, refugees, and genetic engineering in Jennifer Marie Brissett's Destroyer of Light.

Warning: This book is designed for audiences 18+ due to scenes of physical and sexual violence, and themes that some may find disturbing.

Release Date: October 12, 2021
Nothing but Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw
  • HORROR
  •  
  • (DISASTER) BI MC
Cassandra Khaw's Nothing But Blackened Teeth is a gorgeously creepy haunted house tale, steeped in Japanese folklore and full of devastating twists.

Release Date: October 19, 2021

November 2021

A Marvellous Light (The Last Binding #1) by Freya Marske
  • (HISTORICAL) FANTASY
  •  
  • GAY MC
  •  
  • MM
Red White & Royal Blue meets Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell in debut author Freya Marske’s A Marvellous Light, featuring an Edwardian England full of magic, contracts, and conspiracies.

Release Date: November 2, 2021
Even Greater Mistakes by Charlie Jane Anders
  • SHORT STORY COLLECTION
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  • QUEER MC
In her short story collection, Even Greater Mistakes, Charlie Jane Anders upends genre cliches and revitalizes classic tropes with heartfelt and pants-wettingly funny social commentary.

Release Date: November 16, 2021

December 2021

Discordia (The Nova Vita Protocol #3) by Kristyn Merbeth
  • SCIFI
  •  
  • DEMI MC (M)
  •  
  • BI MC (F)
The Kaisers are on the run from the planetary leaders who seek to bury the knowledge of the alien artifacts that will save the star system or destroy it.


Release Date: December 7, 2021

Which of these are you most excited for?

2 comments:

  1. This is a wonderful list. Some of them will definitely be going on my list to buy.

    Sara | Book Confessions of an ExBallerina

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  2. I really like the synopsis of “The Actual Star” and I am thinking of reading this. I will be giving my coursework to a coursework writing service and I will have some free time. I am thinking of reading this book in my free time, please give me reviews about this book. Whether I should buy this or not?

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