Books, Fiction, Audiobook, Fantasy, Novella, Horror, Queer, Folklore

Down Among the Sticks and Bones is a portal fantasy novella with horror elements by Seanan McGuire

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire(post may contain affiliate links) Down Among the Sticks and Bones is a portal fantasy novella with horror elements in the Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire. The ebook version is 187 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at four hours and is narrated… Continue reading Down Among the Sticks and Bones is a portal fantasy novella with horror elements by Seanan McGuire

Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Horror, Novella, Queer, Romance

A Dowry of Blood is queer fantasy romance with horror elements by S.T. Gibson

Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsA Dowry of Blood is queer fantasy romance with horror elements by S.T. Gibson. The ebook version is 248 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at five hours and is narrated by Abby Craden. We follow our… Continue reading A Dowry of Blood is queer fantasy romance with horror elements by S.T. Gibson

Asian Author, Audiobook, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mental Health, Non-Fiction, Novel, Queer, Self-Help

Happy Book Birthday to queer urban fantasy novel Siren Queen (Nghi Vo) and The Book of Knowing and the Book of Overthinking (Dr. Gwendoline Smith), a bind-up of two short self help guides

Just a quickie today to hype two fabulous book birthdays! Siren Queen by Nghi Vo(post may contain affiliate links) Siren Queen is an urban fantasy novel by Nghi Vo that is set in pre-Code Hollywood. Luli Wei grew up working in her Chinese American family's laundry business in Los Angeles, blocks away from Hollywood directors… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to queer urban fantasy novel Siren Queen (Nghi Vo) and The Book of Knowing and the Book of Overthinking (Dr. Gwendoline Smith), a bind-up of two short self help guides

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

Siren Queen is a fabulous queer urban fantasy novel with horror vibes by Nghi Vo set in pre-Code Hollywood

Siren Queen by Nghi Vo(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (4.5 stars rounded down to a 4)Siren Queen is an urban fantasy novel by Nghi Vo that is set in pre-Code Hollywood. The eBook version is 288 pages. We follow our main character with a first-person point-of-view.Luli Wei grew up… Continue reading Siren Queen is a fabulous queer urban fantasy novel with horror vibes by Nghi Vo set in pre-Code Hollywood

Books, Debut Author, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Novel, Queer, Sci-Fi

Happy Book Birthday to gothic sci-fantasy mystery The Bone Orchard (by Sara A. Mueller)!

Just a quickie today to hype one fabulous book birthday! The Bone Orchard by Sara A. Mueller(post may contain affiliate links) Sara A. Mueller's debut novel The Bone Orchard is out today from Tor Books. We follow the mistress to an Emperor who has been poisoned. His final command to her is to solve his… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to gothic sci-fantasy mystery The Bone Orchard (by Sara A. Mueller)!

Books, Debut Author, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Novel, Queer, Sci-Fi, Trans

The Bone Orchard is a stunning dark sci-fantasy mystery debut by Sara A. Mueller

The Bone Orchard by Sara A. Mueller(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsThe Bone Orchard is a debut gothic/horror sci-fantasy/mystery by Sara A. Mueller. The eBook version is 336 pages. It's being released March 22nd by Tor Books. Charm is many things: a mistress, a madam, a necromantic witch, and a… Continue reading The Bone Orchard is a stunning dark sci-fantasy mystery debut by Sara A. Mueller

Books, Graphic Novel, Horror, Latinx, Queer

The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado deals with heavy topics and is a great horror comic for femme-leaning individuals

The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to a 5)The Low, Low Woods is a horror comic bound-up in a complete volume with 168 pages by Carmen Maria Machado. The story explores a lot of heavy topics, so please check out… Continue reading The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado deals with heavy topics and is a great horror comic for femme-leaning individuals

Books, Fiction, Horror, Novel, Queer, Satire

Bunny by Mona Awad is the most bonkers (and meta) horror novel I’ve read in years

Bunny by Mona Awad(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 stars rounded up to a 4)Bunny by Mona Awad is probably the most bonkers (and meta) horror novel I've read in years. The hardcover version is 307 pages.Samantha Mackey is in a loaner attending an elite MFA program at a… Continue reading Bunny by Mona Awad is the most bonkers (and meta) horror novel I’ve read in years

Books, eBook, Fiction, Horror, Indigenous Author, Suspense/Thriller

The Last Final Girl by Stephen Graham Jones has a cool premise but may have been better as a screenplay

The Last Final Girl by Stephen Graham Jones My rating: 3 of 5 stars (rounded down from a 3.5)I really enjoyed the overall plot of The Last Final Girl by Stephen Graham Jones. However, there were a few things about the book that I didn't enjoy, and that's why I'm only giving it 3 stars.The… Continue reading The Last Final Girl by Stephen Graham Jones has a cool premise but may have been better as a screenplay

Black Author, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Novella

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle is a great short read for Spooky Month

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle My rating: 4 of 5 starsAt under 150 pages, The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle was a perfect horror read for me to celebrate the beginning of Spooky Month. It also went towards my participation in #BlackOWeenAthon, a read-a-long hosted by Loc'D Booktician on booktube.CW:… Continue reading The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle is a great short read for Spooky Month