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, 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)

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)

Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Paranormal Romance, Queer, Romance, Urban Fantasy

Soul Taken by Patricia Briggs is an amazing installment of the Mercy Thompson urban fantasy/paranormal romance series (4.5/5 stars)

Soul Taken (Mercy Thompson, #13) by Patricia Briggs(post may contain affiliate links) (4.5 stars rounded up to a 5) Soul Taken is an urban fantasy novel by Patricia Briggs, and the thirteenth installment in her Mercy Thompson series. The ebook version is 352 pages. We mostly follow our main character with a first-person point-of-view, but there… Continue reading Soul Taken by Patricia Briggs is an amazing installment of the Mercy Thompson urban fantasy/paranormal romance series (4.5/5 stars)

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

The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy by Megan Bannen is a fantasy novel with a heaping dose of romance (4.5 stars/5)

The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy by Megan Bannen(post may contain affiliate links) (4.5 stars rounded up to a 5) The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy is a fantasy novel with a heaping dose of romance by Megan Bannen. The ebook version is 336 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little… Continue reading The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy by Megan Bannen is a fantasy novel with a heaping dose of romance (4.5 stars/5)

Audiobook, Books, eBook, Medicine, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Psychology

All the Living and the Dead is a non-fiction reflection upon death by journalist Hayley Campbell (4.5/5 stars)

All the Living and the Dead by Hayley Campbell(post may contain affiliate links) (4.5 stars rounded up to a 5) All the Living and the Dead is a non-fiction book by journalist Hayley Campbell. The ebook version is 288 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at just under nine hours and is narrated… Continue reading All the Living and the Dead is a non-fiction reflection upon death by journalist Hayley Campbell (4.5/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Novella, Queer, Romance, Satire

High Times in the Low Parliament by Kelly Robson is a weird but fun queer genre blend of fantasy and political satire with a dash of romance (3.5/5 stars)

High Times in the Low Parliament by Kelly Robson(post may contain affiliate links) (3.5 stars rounded up to a 4) High Times in the Low Parliament by Kelly Robson is a weird but fun queer romp. It's a genre blend of fantasy and political satire with a dash of romance thrown in. The ebook version is… Continue reading High Times in the Low Parliament by Kelly Robson is a weird but fun queer genre blend of fantasy and political satire with a dash of romance (3.5/5 stars)

Audiobook, Books, eBook, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor, Novel, Romance

The Gunslinger series by Michelle McLean are fun western rom-coms (4 & 4.5 / 5 stars)

Hitched to the Gunslinger by Michelle McLean(post may contain affiliate links) Hitched to the Gunslinger (4/5 stars) is a historical western romance by Michelle McLean, and the first book in her Gunslinger series. The ebook version is 330 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at nine hours and is narrated by Holly Adams.… Continue reading The Gunslinger series by Michelle McLean are fun western rom-coms (4 & 4.5 / 5 stars)

Books, Contemporary, Disability, eBook, Fiction, Mystery, Neurodiversity, Novel, Queer, Suspense/Thriller

The Kingdoms of Savannah is a contemporary southern gothic mystery/thriller with historical elements by George Dawes Green (4/5 stars)

The Kingdoms of Savannah by George Dawes Green(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Kingdoms of Savannah is a contemporary southern gothic mystery/thriller with historical elements by George Dawes Green. The ebook version is 272 pages. We follow multiple characters with third-person points-of-view.Morgana Musgrove is one of Savannah, Georgia's most prosperous… Continue reading The Kingdoms of Savannah is a contemporary southern gothic mystery/thriller with historical elements by George Dawes Green (4/5 stars)

Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Horror, Novel, Retelling

Juniper & Thorn is a gothic horror fantasy with folklore elements by Ava Reid (4.5/5 stars)

Juniper & Thorn by Ava Reid(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to a 5)Juniper & Thorn is a gothic horror fantasy with folklore elements by Ava Reid. The ebook version is 303 pages. We follow our main character with a first-person point-of-view.Marlinchen is the youngest of three… Continue reading Juniper & Thorn is a gothic horror fantasy with folklore elements by Ava Reid (4.5/5 stars)