Being compared to A Game of Thrones might be a rite of passage for new release fantasy books, but I was somewhat surprised to see J. S. Dewes’ *sci-fi* debut receive the same treatment.Read More The Last Watch by J. S. Dewes
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)
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
Goodreads | Amazon | Bookshop.org (UK) | Book Depository | Hive Publisher: Hot Key Books Expected Publish Date: 20 April 2021 Page Count: 544 pages Iraya Adair has spent her life in a cell. Heir of an overthrown and magically-gifted dynasty, she was exiled from her home on the island nation of Aiyca when she […]Read More Top 10: Most Anticipated of 2021
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