Glitter + Ashes: Queer Tales of a World That Wouldn’t Die is an anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction published by Neon Hemlock, a small press specialising in speculative writing and queer chapbooks.Read More Glitter + Ashes by dave ring (Editor)
The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna is a much darker YA novel than I was expecting, but one that ultimately drives home a message of truth and empowerment.Read More The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna
David R. Slayton grew up in Guthrie, Oklahoma, where finding fantasy novels was pretty challenging and finding fantasy novels with diverse characters was downright impossible. Now he lives in Denver, Colorado, with his partner, Brian, and writes the books he always wanted to read. White Trash Warlock is his first novel. In 2015, David founded Trick or […]Read More White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton
Pretty sure I posted a monthly update just last week, but here we go again! – What Happened – I guess we can start by talking about my guilty pleasure read, Lore & Lust by Karla Nikole. I’d normally roll my eyes at a description like ‘queer vampire romance’, but I’m obsessed with this cover. […]Read More What’s up, February?
There’s been a lot of hype around Winter’s Orbit by Everina Mawell, which was originally published as an online series. Comparisons to Ancillary Justice, Gideon the Ninth and A Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (and Red, White and Royal Blue, which I haven’t read) set my expectations sky-high, but the author has definitely delivered.Read More Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell
– What Happened – What DID happen? It all feels so long ago. December was a hectic time, or I would have written this post much sooner! But despite being hectic, I had a good month of reading, getting through six books in total. First up was the utterly strange The Boy Who Walked too […]Read More What’s up, 2021?
Well, my space-faring friends, Becky has done it again. The Galaxy, and the Ground Within marks the final instalment in her Wayfarers series, and it is just so damn lovely.Read More The Galaxy, and the Ground within by Becky Chambers
Welcome to my second ‘Top 10’ post, this time ranking my favourite books of 2020! You can check out my 10 most anticipated books of 2021 here. This list has changed quite a few times in the last couple of weeks, but I think I’m finally happy with my choices (full disclosure: I’ve altered it […]Read More Top 10: Releases of 2020
The Archive is the flawless sequel to Hollow Road and the penultimate book in Dan Fitzgerald’s The Maer Cycle. It continues the story immediately after the rediscovery of the Maer, who are now faced with the challenge of re-establishing their society in a world dominated by humans.Read More The Archive by Dan Fitzgerald
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