ARC REVIEW: Criers War by Nina Varela

Summary: published by: HarperTeen genres: fantasy, lgbtq+, young adult content warnings: death of family, depictions of hangings/torture, government control, oppression & state-sanctioned violence, war themes, general depictions around violence and murder read if you’re a fan of:  The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon, The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie, media representing/exploring the humanity of … More ARC REVIEW: Criers War by Nina Varela

BOOK REVIEW: Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh

Summary:  my rating: 4 stars published by: Razorbill genres: fantasy diversity: black & bisexual mc, mixed racial and queer side cast content warnings: drug addiction, character death links: Amazon | B&N | Goodreads Synopsis: Odessa is one of Karthia’s master necromancers, catering to the kingdom’s ruling Dead. Whenever a noble dies, it’s Odessa’s job to raise them by retrieving their souls from a dreamy and dangerous … More BOOK REVIEW: Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh

#SapphicAThon TBR

So have you heard about #SapphicAThon? It’s a two week long readathon from the 14th to the 28th of December. Throughout this readathon we will be focussing on reading books which feature an f/f romance! It stars at midnight on the 14th in your timezone. Sapphicathon was created by Tasha @CatsAndPaperbacks  so be sure to … More #SapphicAThon TBR

Lesbians, sea monsters and badass pirates – The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie

Summary:  my rating: 5 stars published by: Flux genres: fantasy, science fiction, lgbt+ diversity: Lesbian Chinese main character, white lesbian LI, black major side character where to purchase: Amazon | B&N | Goodreads Synopsis: For Cassandra Leung, bossing around sea monsters is just the family business. She’s been a Reckoner trainer-in-training ever since she could walk, raising the genetically-engineered beasts to defend ships as … More Lesbians, sea monsters and badass pirates – The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie

ARC REVIEW: The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember

Quick Facts:  my rating: 3 stars published by: Interlude Press genres: fantasy, young adult, lgbt+, retelling diverse: yes   Synopsis: Having long-wondered what lives beyond the ice shelf, nineteen-year-old mermaid Ersel learns of the life she wants when she rescues and befriends Ragna, a shield-maiden stranded on the mermen’s glacier. But when Ersel’s childhood friend and suitor catches them … More ARC REVIEW: The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember

PRIDE MONTH REVIEWS: Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Quick Facts: my rating: 4 stars published by: Swoon Reads genres: YA, lgbt+, contemporary diverse: yes   When the book community started talking about Jen Wilde’s Queens of Geek I knew I had to have it. A homage to fandom, youtube, cosplay, pop culture and all things geek starring a bisexual Chinese-Australian sounded like the perfect read … More PRIDE MONTH REVIEWS: Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

PRIDE MONTH REVIEWS: Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review   Quick Facts:  my rating: 4 stars published by: Riverdale Avenue Books genres: YA, lgbt+, contemporary diverse: yes   I started my Pride Month review theme with my review of Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda and today I’m continuing it with this … More PRIDE MONTH REVIEWS: Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera