Review of Avi Cantor Has Six Months To Live

Avi Cantor Has Six Months to Live by Sacha Lamb. Book Smugglers Publishing. 2017. 5 stars. I loved this so much. I don't know how its possible that a book centering a trans boy getting bullied, dealing with depression, and feeling suicidal can actually feel appropriately light and warm & hopeful but this book totally … Continue reading Review of Avi Cantor Has Six Months To Live

Fave Romances I Read in 2017

This post gives a rather long list of my favorite romances I read in 2017. (Not all of them were published in 2017, of course.) It concentrates on new reads but includes a few notable rereads as well. (I tried not to include rereads that were on my 2015 and 2016 lists.) It definitely shows … Continue reading Fave Romances I Read in 2017

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

My Top Holiday Romances

This post focuses on fall and winter holidays and includes romances centered around these: Halloween, Samhain, Durga Puja, Chanukah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Years Eve. (About half are Christmas stories,  there are so many more out there.) It definitely shows my bias towards contemporary romance, but there is a smattering of fantasy and historical romance … Continue reading My Top Holiday Romances