Books · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · Dystopian · lgbtqia content · mental health · Paranormal · part of series · sci-fi / fantasy · self-discovery · urban fantasy

REVIEW: White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton

The Official Description: Guthrie was a good place to be from, but it wasn’t a great place to live, not when you were like Adam, in all the ways Adam was like Adam. Adam Binder hasn’t spoken to his brother in years, not since Bobby had him committed to a psych ward for hearing voices. When… Continue reading REVIEW: White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton

Books · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · Dystopian · gender identity · grief · horror · lgbtqia content · mental health · new adult · sci-fi / fantasy · suspense · young adult

REVIEW: Into The Real by Z Brewer

The Official Description: Three Quinns. Three realities. Three Brumes. The first Brume is a waking nightmare, overrun by literal monsters and cutthroat survivors. For Quinn, who is openly genderqueer, the only silver lining is their friendship with Lia—and the hope that there might still be a safe place somewhere else in the world. The second Brume… Continue reading REVIEW: Into The Real by Z Brewer

Dystopian · grief · historical · lgbtqia content · my faves · Novella · Paranormal · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW, EXERPT and GIVEAWAY: Beneath a Bethel by April-Jane Rowan

The Official Description: Every youth of Elbridge remembers their Floris, the holy ceremony where their teeth are pulled out with pliers. It marks their ascension into adulthood and their right to have new porcelain teeth, ones that are embedded with magic, that grant the ability to make wishes. Angora's Floris will be upon the banks of… Continue reading REVIEW, EXERPT and GIVEAWAY: Beneath a Bethel by April-Jane Rowan

Audio Books · canadian · Dystopian · sci-fi / fantasy

AUDIOBOOK: The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai

The Official Description: In this visionary novel by Larissa Lai - her first in sixteen years--a community of pathonogenic women, sent into exile by the male-dominated Salt Water City, goes to war against disease, technology, and powerful men that threaten them with extinction. Kirilow is a doctor apprentice whose lover Peristrophe is a "starfish," a… Continue reading AUDIOBOOK: The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai

Dystopian · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: 2037: The End of Tolerance by Luke Mauerman

The Official Description: When gay becomes illegal: 2037 is a bold look at a future world gone mad, where men and women are jailed for being gay or simply being different. Join Stephe Stafford as he becomes embroiled in the conflict and, while hoping to preserve his sanity, tries to fight back. Set in the… Continue reading REVIEW: 2037: The End of Tolerance by Luke Mauerman

Dystopian · lgbtqia content · young adult

REVIEW: Wranglestone by Darren Charlton

The Official Description: Winter was the only season every Lake-Lander feared... In a post-apocalyptic America, a community survives in a national park, surrounded by water that keeps the Dead at bay. But when winter comes, there's nothing to stop them from crossing the ice. Then homebody Peter puts the camp in danger by naively allowing… Continue reading REVIEW: Wranglestone by Darren Charlton

Audio Books · canadian · Dystopian · sci-fi / fantasy

AUDIOBOOK REVIEW: Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice

The Official Description: With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community loses communication. Days later, it goes dark. Cut off from the urban realm of the south, many of its people become passive and confused. They eventually descend into panic as the food supply dwindles, with few hunters left in the First Nation. While the… Continue reading AUDIOBOOK REVIEW: Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice

5 stars · Dystopian · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy · sequel · suspense · young adult

REVIEW: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee is Remarkable

The Official Description: Six months after Noam Álvaro helped overthrow the despotic government of Carolinia, the Atlantians have gained citizenship, and Lehrer is chancellor. But despite Lehrer’s image as a progressive humanitarian leader, Noam has finally remembered the truth that Lehrer forced him to forget—that Lehrer is responsible for the deadly magic infection that ravaged Carolinia.… Continue reading REVIEW: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee is Remarkable

Dystopian · lgbtqia content · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Earnest Ink by Alex Hall

The Official Description: While twenty-year-old FTM Hemingway is making an excellent living as a tattoo artist in a near-future version of Hell’s Kitchen, the rest of the country is splintered and struggling in the wake of a war gone on for too long. Technology has collapsed, borders rise and fall overnight, and magic has awakened… Continue reading REVIEW: Earnest Ink by Alex Hall

Audio Books · Dystopian · my faves · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Official Description: More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have… Continue reading REVIEW: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Dystopian · suspense · young adult

REVIEW: The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

The Official Description: SURVIVE THE YEAR. No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden. In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad with jealousy. They believe their very skin emits a powerful aphrodisiac, the potent essence of youth, of a girl on… Continue reading REVIEW: The Grace Year by Kim Liggett