Three Mini Sapphic Reviews: One Last Stop, The Chosen and the Beautiful, and The Jasmine Throne

These really have nothing in common beyond having sapphic women, but I am super duper behind on my reviews and this is one quick way to catch up! Okay, these aren't mini reviews at all, but these books are so, so good! One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Truth is, when you spend your … Continue reading Three Mini Sapphic Reviews: One Last Stop, The Chosen and the Beautiful, and The Jasmine Throne

Queer Indie SFF Recs for Pride!

Ha. I almost typed Pride Moth and you know, I could totally work with that. A big rainbow-colored moth blazing holes of justice and equality throughout the world and in all things cashmere, its only kryptonite bright lights, the sun, and moth balls. I've already done posts kinda similar to this one, with Sapphics in … Continue reading Queer Indie SFF Recs for Pride!

Sci Fi Friday: Phenomenal F-F-Fantasy

Nope, that's not a typo. Today I'm going to highlight some f/f fantasy! In a strange twist of wtf-how-did-they-find-that, a couple weeks ago Angry Robot tweeted my blog post Sapphics in Space (and Across Time), which was a wild day because my blog went a little haywire. I had over twice as many views/visitors in … Continue reading Sci Fi Friday: Phenomenal F-F-Fantasy

Book Review: The Conductors

The Conductors by Nicole Glover 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Hetty Rhodes and her husband Benjy were celebrated conductors on the Underground Railroad, famous for their prowess in magic and for never losing a person. The war has ended, and both are making ends meet in Philadelphia, solving murders and mysteries the white authorities won't touch. But when a … Continue reading Book Review: The Conductors

Sci Fi Friday: 20 YA SFF Books by Black Authors

Is this mostly to show off the absolutely breathtaking cover that is For All Time? Mmm, maybe. Anywho, it's Black History Month, so why not showcase Black authors writing speculative YA fiction? Edit: And Happy Lunar New Year! I didn't check the calendar when I scheduled this post Celebrate Black History (and Future) Month every … Continue reading Sci Fi Friday: 20 YA SFF Books by Black Authors

Book Review: The Wolf of Oren-Yaro

The Wolf of Oren-Yaro by KS Villoso 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Let them speak ill of the bitch queen who brought ruin to the land with the same gilded tongue they praised the uncrowned king who was just as responsible. Talyien was supposed to reunite her nation by marrying the son of her father's rival, but on the … Continue reading Book Review: The Wolf of Oren-Yaro

Two Mini Fantasy Novella Reviews

Because I'm feeling entirely too lazy to post a long review for each, here are two mini reviews on two novellas! There are a couple things that unite these stories: queer main characters and the idea of history subverted and shaped by the teller. When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain by Nghi Vo 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 … Continue reading Two Mini Fantasy Novella Reviews

Book Review: Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower

Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower by Tamsyn Muir 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Once upon a time, there was a witch who wanted to imprison a princess in a tower. But she wanted to do it properly, so she made it forty stories tall and filled with varying monsters at every level. Yet the princes never made it … Continue reading Book Review: Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower

Book Review: The Bright and Breaking Sea

The Bright and Breaking Sea by Chloe Neill 🌺🌺🌺/5 Kit Brightling is one of the few women captains in the Queen's Navy, and one of the youngest due to her prowess in battle and her magical abilities. Her true abilities, however, are kept secret, until she's assigned on a rescue mission alongside Rian Grant, a … Continue reading Book Review: The Bright and Breaking Sea