Fave Halloween/Samhain Romances 2019

I did a post at the end of 2017 recommending a bunch of fall and winter holiday romance, that included Halloween and Samhain romances. Starting in 2018 I began doing a separate post just for Halloween romance, focused on romance fiction where Halloween or Samhain play a major role in the story. I tried to … Continue reading Fave Halloween/Samhain Romances 2019

Review of It’s a Whole Spiel

It’s a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories (anthology) edited by Katherine Locke and Laura Silverman. Forward by Mayim Bailik. Knopf Books for Young Readers. 2019. I really enjoyed this collection of YA short stories centering Jewish characters written by Jewish authors! It's a very strong collection, with only a few stories that … Continue reading Review of It’s a Whole Spiel

Fall 2018 Releases I’m Anticipating

Here are some books I'm excited about that are coming out September-November 2018. September Releases   Marvellous Grounds: Queer of Colour Formations in Toronto ed by Jin Haritaworn, Ghaida Moussa and Syrus Marcus Ware (Sept 7): Everything about this looks amazing! Plus I loved Ware's children's book. I gotta check this out. Criminal Intentions: The Man with … Continue reading Fall 2018 Releases I’m Anticipating

Review of A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power

A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power by RB Lemberg. Beneath Ceaseless Skies. 2017. 5 stars This non-binary centered novella has supermages and spies and ghosts and I adore the ways those things are interwoven into a narrative that is so much about consent and kink and trauma. This is my favorite book … Continue reading Review of A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power