Audiobook, Books, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Novella, Romance

My Last Duchess by Eloisa James is a winter vibes historical romance novella and the prequel to The Wildes of Lindow Castle series (4/5)

My Last Duchess by Eloisa James(post may contain affiliate links) My Last Duchess is a historical romance novella by Eloisa James, and the prequel to The Wildes of Lindow Castle series. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little over five and a half hours and is narrated by Susan Duerden.Hugo Wilde, Duke… Continue reading My Last Duchess by Eloisa James is a winter vibes historical romance novella and the prequel to The Wildes of Lindow Castle series (4/5)

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, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Novella, Queer, Retelling, Sci-Fi, Trans

What Moves the Dead is a gothic horror novella with fantasy and sci-fi elements by T. Kingfisher

What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsWhat Moves the Dead is a gothic horror novella with fantasy and sci-fi elements by T. Kingfisher. It is also a retelling of Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "The Fall of the House of Usher," though you do not… Continue reading What Moves the Dead is a gothic horror novella with fantasy and sci-fi elements by T. Kingfisher

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

A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow is a single POV feminist retelling of the Sleeping Beauty mythos

A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 rounded up to 4)A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow is a single POV feminist retelling of the Sleeping Beauty mythos from a modern perspective. The eBook version is 128 pages. I listened to the Macmillan Audio production from Tordotcom, which… Continue reading A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow is a single POV feminist retelling of the Sleeping Beauty mythos

Asian Author, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Novella, Queer, Sci-Fi, Trans

If you’re in the mood for queer Asian sci-fantasy that also plays around with gender, check out The Black Tides of Heaven by Neon Yang

The Black Tides of Heaven by Neon Yang(post may contain affiliate links) The saying goes, 'The black tides of heaven direct the courses of human lives.' To which a wise teacher said, 'But as with all waters, one can swim against the tide.'Neon Yang, The Black Tides of Heaven My rating: 4 of 5 stars… Continue reading If you’re in the mood for queer Asian sci-fantasy that also plays around with gender, check out The Black Tides of Heaven by Neon Yang

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