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

Asian Author, Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fantasy, Feminism, Fiction, Novella, Queer, Trans

The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a lyrical literary fantasy novella and the debut of author Nghi Vo

The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Empress of Salt and Fortune is a literary fantasy novella by Nghi Vo, and her debut novel. The eBook version is 124 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little under two… Continue reading The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a lyrical literary fantasy novella and the debut of author Nghi Vo

Audiobook, Books, Contemporary, Debut Author, eBook, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Latinx, Novel, Queer, Romance, Trans, YA

Happy Book Birthday to fantastic queer historical romance A Lady for a Duke (Alexis Hall) and debut YA romance Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster (Andrea Mosqueda)

Just a quickie today to hype two fabulous book birthdays! A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall(post may contain affiliate links) A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall is hands-down my favorite historical romance I have read so far this year! When I initially heard about the basic plot of this book, I… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to fantastic queer historical romance A Lady for a Duke (Alexis Hall) and debut YA romance Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster (Andrea Mosqueda)

Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Novella, Queer, Romance

Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country make up the lyrical fantasy novella Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh

Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country by Emily Tesh(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsSilver in the Wood is the first fantasy novella with light romance elements in the Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh. Her publishing debut, the ebook version is 112 pages. The second novella in the duology is… Continue reading Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country make up the lyrical fantasy novella Greenhollow Duology by Emily Tesh

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

Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster is a debut YA romance novel by Andrea Mosqueda

Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster by Andrea Mosqueda(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 rounded up to a 4)Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster is a debut YA romance novel by Andrea Mosqueda. The ebook version is 336 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at ten and a… Continue reading Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster is a debut YA romance novel by Andrea Mosqueda

Books, Debut Author, Feminism, Folklore, Non-Fiction, Outdoors, PDF, Queer, Resources, Spirituality, Trans

Happy Book Birthday to spiritualty guidebooks Spells for Change (by Frankie Castanea) and Moon Phases (by Cecilia Lattari)

Just a quickie today to hype two fabulous book birthdays! Spells for Change: A Guide for Modern Witches by Frankie Castanea(post may contain affiliate links) Spells for Change: A Guide for Modern Witches is a debut guidebook on spirituality by "Chaotic Witch Aunt" Frankie Castanea, a practicing eclectic/folk witch. Their goal for this book was… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to spiritualty guidebooks Spells for Change (by Frankie Castanea) and Moon Phases (by Cecilia Lattari)

Books, Debut Author, Feminism, Non-Fiction, PDF, Queer, Resources, Spirituality

Spells for Change: A Guide for Modern Witches is a debut guidebook on spirituality by “Chaotic Witch Aunt” Frankie Castanea

Spells for Change: A Guide for Modern Witches by Frankie Castanea(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to 5)Spells for Change: A Guide for Modern Witches is a debut guidebook on spirituality by "Chaotic Witch Aunt" Frankie Castanea, a practicing eclectic/folk witch. Castanea originally found fame through TikTok… Continue reading Spells for Change: A Guide for Modern Witches is a debut guidebook on spirituality by “Chaotic Witch Aunt” Frankie Castanea

Anthology, Books, Convention, Debut Author, eBook

Some Tordotcom updates: TorCon & the 2022 Debut Sampler

I'm taking a short diversion from reviews today because two Tordotcom updates this week made me pretty excited. The Third Annual TorCon will be happening on Thursday, June 9, 2022. The all-virtual convention is being hosted on Crowdcast with a free RSVP and two panels have been announced: 1 pm ET/10 am PT: Magically Monstrous… Continue reading Some Tordotcom updates: TorCon & the 2022 Debut Sampler

.Format, Audiobook, Contemporary, Debut Author, Fiction, New Adult, Novel, Queer, Romance

Happy Book Birthday to paranormal rom-com Boss Witch (by Ann Aguirre) and debut Regency rom-com Reputation (by Lex Croucher)

Just a quickie today to hype two fabulous book birthdays! Boss Witch by Ann Aguirre(post may contain affiliate links) Boss Witch is the second book in the Fix-It Witches series by Ann Aguirre. We follow Clementine Waterhouse, cousin of Danica (our main character from the first book) and fellow co-owner of Fix-It Witches, a magical… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to paranormal rom-com Boss Witch (by Ann Aguirre) and debut Regency rom-com Reputation (by Lex Croucher)

Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fiction, Historical Fiction, New Adult, Novel, Queer, Romance

Reputation is a Regency coming-of-age rom-com for fans of Mean Girls & Bridgerton by Lex Croucher in their fictional debut

Reputation by Lex Croucher(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsReputation is a Regency coming-of-age rom-com by Lex Croucher in their fictional debut. The eBook version is 336 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at eleven hours and is narrated by Bessie Carter.We follow our main character, middle class… Continue reading Reputation is a Regency coming-of-age rom-com for fans of Mean Girls & Bridgerton by Lex Croucher in their fictional debut