Two Mini Reviews: The Lost Girls and For All Time

These two books have absolutely nothing in common other than they are YA and deal with the concept of time. One is about teenage vampires, the other about reincarnation, destinies and love. One I highly, highly enjoyed, and the other was underwhelming. So why am I lumping them together? I don't know! Okay, I do … Continue reading Two Mini Reviews: The Lost Girls and For All Time

Three Mini Reviews: Bad Witch Burning, Iron Widow and The Last Graduate

Okay, so aside from all three being fantasy (Iron Widow is science fiction, it's a stretch, I'm going for it), and the fact that The Last Graduate is adult not YA (surprise!), these three are in a review together for two reasons: 1) I am behind and have been procrastinating on these reviews and need … Continue reading Three Mini Reviews: Bad Witch Burning, Iron Widow and The Last Graduate

Sci Fi Friday: 30+ SFF Books by Asian and Pacific Islander Authors

May is National Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and while this is a US-national month, I'd like to focus on Asian and Pacific Islander authors from all over the world as well as in the US. Asian hate crimes and attacks have been on the rise over the past year, particularly attacks on elders and women. … Continue reading Sci Fi Friday: 30+ SFF Books by Asian and Pacific Islander Authors

Upcoming SFF YA Fiction, April-June 2021

Check out some of my most anticipated YA SFF releases for the second quarter of the year! There are so many! And so many look fantastic! While there are some releases by favorites like Akemi Dawn Bowman, Brittney Morris, Charlie Jane Anders, and Naomi Novik, there are some new (and also new to me) authors … Continue reading Upcoming SFF YA Fiction, April-June 2021

Book Review: The Diabolic Trilogy

Okay, I truly, honestly feel that everyone has been sleeping on this YA series. And it disappoints me. Because generic ensemble poo rises in YA sci-fi, and the twisty, turny, complex (ish) and delicious mess that is the Diabolic trilogy sinks into oblivion. So here are my reviews from the trilogy (light edited). I was … Continue reading Book Review: The Diabolic Trilogy

12 Upcoming Queer YA SFF Releases

Last week I highlighted four (I know there are more but my brain is just toast right now) adult queer science fiction releases from September to November. Despite having a strong start to 2020 and a hella queer August (Harrow and The Space Between Worlds, among others), YA SFF-land has gotten a whole lot gayer. … Continue reading 12 Upcoming Queer YA SFF Releases