5 stars · coming out · Contemporary · diverse characters · gender identity · lgbtqia content · mental health · my faves · new adult · romance · self-discovery · young adult

REVIEW: Surrender Your Sons by Adam Sass

The Official Description: Connor Major’s summer break is turning into a nightmare. His SAT scores bombed, the old man he delivers meals to died, and when he came out to his religious zealot mother, she had him kidnapped and shipped off to a secluded island. His final destination: Nightlight Ministries, a conversion therapy camp that… Continue reading REVIEW: Surrender Your Sons by Adam Sass

Contemporary · grief · historical · mental health · MM romance · neurodiversity · sexually explicit

REVIEW: Best Laid Plaids by Ella Stainton

The Official Description: In 1920s Scotland, even ghosts wear plaid. Welcome to a sexy, spooky new paranormal historical series from debut author Ella Stainton. Scotland, 1928 Dr. Ainsley Graham is cultivating a reputation as an eccentric. Two years ago, he catastrophically ended his academic career by publicly claiming to talk to ghosts. When Joachim Cockburn,… Continue reading REVIEW: Best Laid Plaids by Ella Stainton

Contemporary · MM romance

REVIEW: We Still Live by Sara Dobie Bauer

The Official Description: Running from a scandal that ruined his life, Isaac Twain accepts a teaching position at Hambden University where, three months prior, Professor John Conlon stopped a campus nightmare by stepping in front of an active shooter. When John and Isaac become faculty advisors for the school's literary magazine, their professional relationship evolves. Despite… Continue reading REVIEW: We Still Live by Sara Dobie Bauer

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

general fiction · lgbtqia content · suspense

REVIEW: Comes The Dark by P.A. Turner

The Official Description: Comes the Dark exposes a corrupt politician's shadowy world of human depravity. In possession of information which could blow that shadowy world apart, 18-year-old Kyle escapes a life of abuse and goes on the run. One step ahead of his pursuers, he flees the harsh realities of Glasgow's homeless underworld, to the… Continue reading REVIEW: Comes The Dark by P.A. Turner