Audiobook, Books, Contemporary, Debut Author, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Sci-Fi, Suspense/Thriller

Please Report Your Bug Here by Josh Riedel is a contemporary sci-fi/fantasy blend and the author’s debut novel (4/5 stars)

Please Report Your Bug Hereby Josh Riedel(post may contain affiliate links) Please Report Your Bug Here by Josh Riedel is a contemporary sci-fi/fantasy blend and the author's debut novel. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little under nine and a half hours and is narrated by Torian Brackett. We follow our main… Continue reading Please Report Your Bug Here by Josh Riedel is a contemporary sci-fi/fantasy blend and the author’s debut novel (4/5 stars)

Asian Author, Books, Contemporary, Debut Author, Fiction, Novel, Romance

Lunar Love by Lauren Kung Jessen is a cute debut enemies-to-lovers romance with great Asian American rep (3.5/5 stars)

Lunar Loveby Lauren Kung Jessen (3.5 rounded up to a 4) Lunar Love by Lauren Kung Jessen is a debut contemporary enemies-to-lovers romance. We follow our main character with first-person point-of-view. Olivia is excited to take over her grandmother's matchmaking business, Lunar Love, until she learns of a new dating app that has turned the traditional… Continue reading Lunar Love by Lauren Kung Jessen is a cute debut enemies-to-lovers romance with great Asian American rep (3.5/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Memoir, Neurodiversity, Non-Fiction

Drinking Games by Sarah Levy is a debut memoir and social critique about the role alcohol has in our lives (4/5 stars)

Drinking Games by Sarah Levy(post may contain affiliate links) Drinking Games by Sarah Levy is a debut memoir and social critique about the role alcohol has in our lives. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little under seven hours and is narrated by the author. Through hard internal work and a good… Continue reading Drinking Games by Sarah Levy is a debut memoir and social critique about the role alcohol has in our lives (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fiction, Novel, Queer, Retelling, Sci-Fi, Trans

The Stars Undying by Emery Robin is a debut science-fiction novel modeled off the lives of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar (4/5 stars)

The Stars Undying by Emery Robin(post may contain affiliate links) The Stars Undying by Emery Robin is a debut science-fiction novel modeled off the lives of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at sixteen and a half hours and is narrated by Esther Wayne and Tim Campbell. We follow our… Continue reading The Stars Undying by Emery Robin is a debut science-fiction novel modeled off the lives of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Queer, Trans

They Met in a Tavern by Elijah Menchaca is a self-published fantasy novel modeled off the author’s Dungeons and Dragons campaign (4/5 stars)

They Met in a Tavern by Elijah Menchaca(post may contain affiliate links) They Met in a Tavern by Elijah Menchaca is a self-published fantasy novel modeled off the author's Dungeons and Dragons campaign. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at thirteen hours and is narrated by Chris Ciulla. We follow multiple characters with a… Continue reading They Met in a Tavern by Elijah Menchaca is a self-published fantasy novel modeled off the author’s Dungeons and Dragons campaign (4/5 stars)

Books, Contemporary, Debut Author, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Magical Realism, Novel, Queer, Romance, Womens Fiction

In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker is a solid debut women’s fiction novel with magical realism and a smattering of romance (4/5 stars)

In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker(post may contain affiliate links) In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker is a solid debut women's fiction novel with magical realism and a smattering of romance. The ebook version is 336 pages. We follow a multitude of characters with third-person points-of-view. The Haywood family has held a symbiotic relationship… Continue reading In the Shadow Garden by Liz Parker is a solid debut women’s fiction novel with magical realism and a smattering of romance (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Horror, Neurodiversity, Novel, Queer

The Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean (4/5 stars)

The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean. The ebook version is 304 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at thirteen and a half hours and is narrated by… Continue reading The Book Eaters is a debut dark urban fantasy novel with horror elements by Sunyi Dean (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Contemporary, Debut Author, Fiction, Novel, Queer, Romance

The Summer of Christmas is a debut romantic comedy novel by Juliet and Keith Giglio (2.5/5 stars)

The Summer of Christmas by Julie and Keith Giglio(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 3 of 5 stars (2.5 rounded up to a 3)The Summer of Christmas is a debut romantic comedy novel by Juliet and Keith Giglio. The ebook version is 320 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at ten… Continue reading The Summer of Christmas is a debut romantic comedy novel by Juliet and Keith Giglio (2.5/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Novel, Queer

Wake the Bones is a debut YA southern gothic horror novel with fantasy elements by Elizabeth Kilcoyne (4/5 stars)

Wake the Bones by Elizabeth Kilcoyne(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsWake the Bones is a debut YA southern gothic horror novel with fantasy elements by Elizabeth Kilcoyne. The ebook version is 320 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little over nine hours and is narrated… Continue reading Wake the Bones is a debut YA southern gothic horror novel with fantasy elements by Elizabeth Kilcoyne (4/5 stars)

Black Author, Books, Debut Author, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Romance

Witchful Thinking is a debut fantasy romance by Celestine Martin with a cool premise but also some pitfalls

Witchful Thinking by Celestine Martin(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 3 of 5 starsWitchful Thinking is a debut paranormal romance by Celestine Martin. The ebook version is 352 pages. Lucinda Caraway is the eldest in her generation, and the strongest witch among them. She teaches high school history in her hometown. She wonders if… Continue reading Witchful Thinking is a debut fantasy romance by Celestine Martin with a cool premise but also some pitfalls