– What Happened – Well, for once it didn’t feel like the weeks flew by! March seemed to go on and on, and perhaps it did since I got some decent reading done and checked off all of my monthly goals: read an ARC, a self-published book, a book off my shelf, and read a […]Read More What’s up, April?
If you follow my blog you’ll know by now I’m a big fan of Dan Fitzgerald’s The Maer Cycle, so reading the final instalment in his trilogy was bittersweet.Read More The Place Below by Dan Fitzgerald
The Unbroken reflects the stunningly illustrated Tommy Arnold cover as a story about gritty characters determined to make their mark on the world.Read More The Unbroken by C. L. Clark
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?
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