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.
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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.
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Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Publish Date: 13 October 202Page Count: 260 pages You can’t pick your family, but maybe you can exorcize them Today is my stop on the TheWriteReads‘ blog tour for David R. Slayton‘s debut novel, White Trash Warlock! A big thanks to the author and TheWriteReads […]
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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. […]
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– 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 […]
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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 […]
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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.
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Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Publisher: Shadow Spark Publishing Publish Date: 17 September 2020 Page Count: 243 pages I’ve started this review rather tangentially, so before I start my rant, I’ll just tell you that when I finished Hollow Road I immediately bought The Archive, the sequel in Dan Fitzgerald’s The Maer Cycle. Now, […]
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Welcome to my first ‘Top 10’ countdown post! I’m still deliberating over my top 10 books of 2020, so I thought I’d look ahead to next year instead. It took all my self-control not to break the rule of 10 on my first go, since there are so many fantastic books coming out. To help […]
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Dearest reader, I write you from my deathbed, or so it seems. I have fallen victim to foul fowl and rendered invalid. Or, perhaps my constitution is simply too delicate for the spectacular piquancy of Tropical Sun Jamaican Jerk Seasoning. Alas, before I expire, I shall summarise my bookish happenings. – What Happened – #SciFiMonth […]
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