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Nicole’s TOP 5 Sapphic Books of 2023

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As the end of the year draws near, we have one question we want to ask book lovers the world over. What were your top 5 sapphic reads of 2023?

Luckily our readers like to share! We look forward to passing along these recommendations to you daily into the new year.

It’s not too late to submit your own top reads and get in on the fun. Click here for the form. Our only rules are that authors may not submit their own books and your list needs to be new-to-you books that were read (not necessarily published) in 2023.

Here are Nicole’s top sapphic reads of 2023:

1. Loathing You by Amin Khan

A fantastic debut for this new author. It is bully which is not well represented in sapphic fiction and has high spice. Wonderful writing, character development and story.

2. Dragon Queens by Kathleen de Plume

A feel good fantasy sapphic read. Plenty of spice, not too much drama or angst but well written and enjoyable.

3. In the Shadow of the Past by JE Leak

Sexy and suspenseful full of intrigue, this book is the kind of book you want to huddle up and ignore the rest of the world as you read the series in one sitting.

4. If I Don’t Ask by EJ Noyes

This is the book I didn’t know I needed. Gripping tension it lets you reconnect with the characters and now relive the story again through new eyes. Top level writing.

5. A Whisper of Solace by Milena McKay

This is a second time around read and wow, it blew me away as much as the first time. She is the master of angst, chemistry, longing, and tension. Fantastic character development that is probably one of my favorites of all time.

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