F/F Workplace Romance Novels (Lesbian Book Bingo #18)

After focusing on enemies-to-lovers romances in the last post, it’s time to explore another popular trope: workplace romance novels. In a workplace/office romance novel, the two main characters work together, so they are either boss/employee, co-workers, or client/customer. Sometimes, that introduces an element of “forbidden love” into the story. If you need to brush up on the rules of Lesbian Book Bingo, check out the rules post. 15 GREAT LESBIAN OFFICE ROMANCE NOVELS I’ve put together a list of 15 f/f office romance novels I hope you’ll enjoy. Too close to Touch by Georgia Beers Gretchen Kaiser is a workaholic …

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Enemies to Lovers Romances (Lesbian Book Bingo #17)

I know many of you have been waiting for the enemies to lovers romance list to be posted since it’s one of the most popular tropes in romance novels. In an enemies to lovers romance, the two main characters start off hating or disliking each other, maybe because of clashing personalities or because they are rivals competing for the same goal. They’ll be butting heads for a good portion of the book, but all those snarky comments and witty banter translate to a lot of sexual tension. 15 GREAT LESBIAN ENEMIES TO LOVERS ROMANCES I’ve put together a list of …

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F/F romantic comedy (Lesbian Book Bingo #16)

Since more than half of the year is over, many readers are slowly starting to complete their Lesbian Book Bingo cards and asking me for recommendations for squares they haven’t yet filled. One of the categories that I get asked for recommendations most often is romantic comedy. Rom-com novels are pretty popular with many readers. Every once in a while, it’s just nice to get a change of pace from all the heartache and angst and to read a novel that will make you laugh out loud. 15 GREAT F/F ROMANTIC COMEDY NOVELS I’ve put together a list of 15 …

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Friends to lovers romance novels (Lesbian Book Bingo #15)

This week’s Lesbian Book Bingo square is one of my favorite romance tropes, and one I know many readers love too: friends to lovers romance novels. In a friends-to-lovers romance, the two main characters have been friends for some time, sometimes even childhood friends. Now they are developing romantic feelings for each other. 15 GREAT F/F FRIENDS TO LOVERS ROMANCE NOVELS I’ve put together a list of 15 great friends-to-lovers romances I hope you’ll enjoy. Love and Devotion by Jove Belle KC Hall loves her family, her small East Texas town, and her best friend, Emma Reynolds. All of that …

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F/F summer reads (Lesbian Book Bingo #14)

Summer has officially started, so it’s time for the “summer reads” square of Lesbian Book Bingo! A summer read is a book that is set during the summer months, which might mean June to September in the Northern Hemisphere (the US, Europe, etc.), but December to March if the story is set in the Southern Hemisphere, e.g., Australia. A summer read can also be a novel that takes place in an exotic location where people go on vacation, e.g., a beach, an island, a cruise ship, etc. 15 GREAT F/F SUMMER READS I’ve put together a list of 15 great …

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Erotica and erotic romance (Lesbian Book Bingo #13)

As summer is beginning (at least for readers in the northern hemisphere) and temperatures are rising, it’s time to heat up our reading too! Here’s the recommended reading list for the lesbian erotica and erotic romance square. 15 GREAT LESBIAN EROTICA AND EROTIC ROMANCE BOOKS I’ve put together a list of 15 f/f erotica and erotic romance books that I hope you’ll enjoy. A Touch of Temptation by Julie Blair Law graduate Kate Dawson is focused on the future laid out for her—partnership in her family’s law firm and marriage. When she moves to a cabin in the mountains to …

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LGBTQIA+ characters (Lesbian Book Bingo #12)

While Lesbian Book Bingo is named after the category that booksellers like Amazon sort most of the women-loving-women books into, it’s really a reading challenge for and about all women who are attracted to women. Since June is pride month, I want this month’s focus to be on the often neglected, ignored, or erased sexual orientations and identities within the LGBTQIA+ community. So for this square, please read a book with at least one female main character who is bisexual, pansexual, asexual, aromantic, trans, intersex, queer, or identifies in some other way that is not straight or lesbian and cis. …

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Lesbian foodie romance (Lesbian Book Bingo #10)

It’s time for another popular subgenre: lesbian foodie romances!   Foodie romance novels—sometimes also called culinary romances—are romance novels in which food and the preparation of food are an integral part of the plot. Usually, at least one of the main characters works in the food business as a chef, a chocolatier, a pastry chef, a bakery owner, a food critic, a restaurant manager, or a caterer. These delicious reads are sure to leave you hungry for more!   You don’t need to limit yourself to food-themed books. Think about beverages too! I would count books with characters who work …

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Age difference romance novels (Lesbian Book Bingo #9)

Today, I’ve got another very popular romance trope for you. A lot of romance readers love age difference romance novels.   Traditionally, an age gap romance is considered a romance novel in which there’s an age difference of at least 10 years between the two main characters. The main focus isn’t so much on the specific number of years, though, but the disparity in experience and life stage. For example, if one of the characters is in college, while the other already has a successful career, even eight years could feel like a considerable age gap.   May/December romance novels …

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