Book Review: Phoenix Extravagant

Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee 🌺🌺🌺🌺.5/5 Dragons. Art. Revolution. Jebi isn't a revolutionary. They're an artist, and they just want to paint, dammit. So when they're turned away from the painting exams, thrown out of their house after their sister finds out their adoption of another man, and they get an offer from the … Continue reading Book Review: Phoenix Extravagant

Upcoming Queer SFF, Sep-Nov 2020

There are a bunch of fantastic-looking SFF novels coming out this fall, with releases from the hottest up-and-comers in SFF: P. Djèlí Clark, Alix E Harrow and K Eason, plus releases from old favorites—CL Polk, Yoon Ha Lee, VE Schwab and Rebecca Roanhorse. I'll probably do a post to highlight my most anticipated adult SFF … Continue reading Upcoming Queer SFF, Sep-Nov 2020

Book Review: The City We Became

The City We Became by NK Jemisin 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Every city has a soul, and every city's soul has the potential to be born. New York? Has five. But each time a city is born, a dark evil rises to defeat that birth—and over the millennia, more and more cities have failed to be born. New … Continue reading Book Review: The City We Became

Double Book Review: Witchmark and Stormsong

This duology (hopefully a trilogy or series!!) swept me out of the room and into the Edwardian-inspired fantasy world of Aeland, filled with a secret society of mages, persecuted witches, and a long-standing world war with Laneer. And queer rep in spades! Witchmark by CL Polk 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Miles Singer has a secret. The mild-mannered psychologist … Continue reading Double Book Review: Witchmark and Stormsong

Book Review: Upright Women Wanted

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Esther is a stowaway—a stowaway who got caught. After trying to convince the Librarians—those upright, morally virtuous distributors of Appropriate Materials—that she belongs and needs to join them, Esther begins to realize that the Librarians aren't as just as they pretend to be. They're part of the resistance, … Continue reading Book Review: Upright Women Wanted

Book Review: The Seep

The Seep by Chana Porter 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trina Goldberg-Oneka is a survivor of an alien invasion. But The Seep didn't kill everyone—it made them immortal and gave humanity a utopia. A world without poverty. Without war. Without scarcity. And everything is going well, until Trina's wife decides she wants to begin anew. She wants to restart … Continue reading Book Review: The Seep

9 Queer SFF Novels Coming Out in 2020

Last week was my favorite queer SFF releases of 2019, and now I'm looking ahead and filling up my TBR because...anxiety is totally a thing I can conquer and does not affect me at all. Nope. Nope. Not. At. All. 100% completely calm and focused. Anywho, here's my list—sorted by author's last name. And yes, … Continue reading 9 Queer SFF Novels Coming Out in 2020

My Favorite Queer SFF of 2019!

2019 has been a fantastic year for queer science fiction and fantasy, especially for queer women! And to celebrate, I'm going to highlight my favorite queer SFF 2019 releases—oh who am I kidding? All of them were excellent (even the ones I rated three stars)! Lots of time traveling, a plethora of nuns in space, … Continue reading My Favorite Queer SFF of 2019!