Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Historical Fiction, Novel, Retelling

Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a cute middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War (3/5 stars)

Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine(post may contain affiliate links) Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War. The ebook version is 352 pages. I listened to a voicegalley, which clocked in at seven and a half hours and… Continue reading Sparrows in the Wind by Gail Carson Levine is a cute middle grade/YA fantasy retelling of Troy around the time of the Trojan War (3/5 stars)

Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Horror, Novel, Paranormal Romance, Queer, Retelling, Romance

Happy Book Birthday A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson, a queer fantasy romance with horror elements (5/5 stars)

A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson(post may contain affiliate links) A Dowry of Blood is queer fantasy romance with horror elements by S.T. Gibson. We follow our main character with a second-person point-of-view as if she is writing a love letter or confession. “This is my last love letter to you, though some would call… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson, a queer fantasy romance with horror elements (5/5 stars)

Books, Contemporary, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Paranormal Romance, Queer, Romance, Trans

The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling is a fun paranormal romance and the second book in The Ex Hex series (4/5 stars)

The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling(post may contain affiliate links) The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling is a fun paranormal romance and the second book in The Ex Hex series. The ebook version is 320 pages. We follow our two main characters with alternating points-of-view. Gwyn Jones runs the witchcraft shop, Something Wicked, in her hometown… Continue reading The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling is a fun paranormal romance and the second book in The Ex Hex series (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Queer, Romance, Urban Fantasy

Neon Gods by Katee Robert is an urban fantasy romance loosely based on Greek mythology (4/5 stars)

Neon Gods by Katee Robert(post may contain affiliate links) Neon Gods by Katee Robert is an urban fantasy romance loosely based on Greek mythology. It's the first entry in her Dark Olympus series. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at ten and a half hours and is narrated by Zara Hampton-Brown and Alex Moorcock.… Continue reading Neon Gods by Katee Robert is an urban fantasy romance loosely based on Greek mythology (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, Black Author, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Novella, Queer

Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark is an alternate history dark fantasy novella with horror elements (4/5)

Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark(post may contain affiliate links) Ring Shout is an alternate history dark fantasy novella with horror elements by P. Djèlí Clark. The ebook version is 185 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at five and a half hours and is narrated by Channie Waites. Prohibition isn't the only… Continue reading Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark is an alternate history dark fantasy novella with horror elements (4/5)

Audiobook, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Historical Fiction, Retelling

Ithaca by Claire North is a feminist retelling of Greek mythology focusing on Penelope (4/5 stars)

Ithaca by Claire North(post may contain affiliate links) Ithaca is a fantasy with historical fiction elements by Claire North. The ebook version is 464 pages. I did a blended read with this book by also listening to the audiobook, which clocks in at twelve and a half hours and is narrated by Catrin Walker-Booth. It has… Continue reading Ithaca by Claire North is a feminist retelling of Greek mythology focusing on Penelope (4/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Novel, Queer, Trans, YA

Funeral Girl by Emma K. Ohland is a YA fantasy horror debut that made me cry (4/5 stars)

Funeral Girl by Emma K. Ohland(post may contain affiliate links) Funeral Girl is a YA fantasy horror debut by Emma K. Ohland. The ebook version is 272 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at eight hours and is narrated by Jess Nahikian. We follow our main character with a first-person point-of-view. Georgia Richter… Continue reading Funeral Girl by Emma K. Ohland is a YA fantasy horror debut that made me cry (4/5 stars)

Asian Author, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Queer, Romance

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna is a charming and cozy fantasy romance (5/5 stars)

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna (post may contain affiliate links) The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches is a charming and cozy fantasy romance by Sangu Mandanna. The ebook version is 368 pages. Witches in Britain live by certain rules, passed down for generations. It is believed that they are only… Continue reading The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna is a charming and cozy fantasy romance (5/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Novel, Romance, YA

Belladonna by Adalyn Grace is a YA gothic paranormal fantasy with romantic and mystery elements (4.5/5 stars)

Belladonna by Adalyn Grace(post may contain affiliate links) (4.5 out of 5 stars) Belladonna is a YA gothic paranormal fantasy with romantic and mystery elements by Adalyn Grace. The ebook version is 416 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little over thirteen hours and is narrated by Kristin Atherton. Signa Farrow… Continue reading Belladonna by Adalyn Grace is a YA gothic paranormal fantasy with romantic and mystery elements (4.5/5 stars)