Review of The Bride Test

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang. Berkeley. 2019. Read by Emily Woo Zeller. Content Warning for review: Review discusses ableism and internalized ableism within the structure and content of the story, at length. Review discusses sexual and romantic coercion and manipulation at length, and references the general pressure towards compliance that many autistic folks are … Continue reading Review of The Bride Test

Review of To Touch the Light

To Touch The Light by E.M. Lindsey. 2019. This romance by a new-to-me author really caught me off guard. There were so many reasons that it might not work for me, that I was genuinely surprised when it did. The writing is beautiful, evocative, so in the moment, and feels very rooted in the real. … Continue reading Review of To Touch the Light

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