We Men of Ash and Shadow has the themes and moody atmosphere that earns it a GD membership card, but Tinsley’s novel feels fresh, intelligent and bold.Read More We Men of Ash and Shadow by HL Tinsley
Monthly update time! Is anyone else still surprised every year by how short February is? – What Happened – It turns out that 07:30 to 20:30 shifts are quite tiring, so I’m pretty happy that I managed to read two novels, one novella, and an anthology despite being a zombie on my days off! I […]Read More What’s up, March?
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?
– 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?
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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