If I say 'vacation', and you say 'books', welcome to the club.
If there's one thing I've made perfectly clear in the last few years, it's that superheroes just aren't my thing. No offense meant to people who love them, because I know you all are vast in number and fierce in your loyalties, but I just... rarely get into superhero stories. For one, I find them … Continue reading Let April Daniels introduce you to the most badass transgender lesbian superhero you’ve ever met. [Book Review]
Have you ever gotten the chance to read a book that seemed like it would be two of your favorites melded together? That's how I felt when I signed on to read the first in a new fantasy series recently.
To be honest, I don't even know how I got my hands on this book bundle. As of this writing [in February 2017], I can't find it available for purchase. That being said, each of the three books in the bundle are available, so I wanted to share my thoughts anyway, in case the writers … Continue reading Craft, business, and the best advice an indie can get in a book bundle. [Book Review]
My newest, Banquet, is finally out! If you want me to be honest, I've been saying it's like... If Luke Skywalker had been born a girl and grown up with emotionally distant parents, joined a roving band of space pirates, been betrayed by her leader, then defected, tried to kill him, and was sent to … Continue reading It’s like if Luke Skywalker was a girl…
The stories of our families can shape us as much as our own life experiences. For one young girl, her grandmother's stories feel like destiny.
Just as soon as I think I know all the different kinds of books I read, I read another and it broadens my experience even further. That's one of the things today's book taught me: to never be contented with thinking that I know.
I don't know where I have been (under a rock, maybe?), but I haven't found a lot of good LGBT books that aren't about love and/or tragedy based on gayness, so it's been nice to read some of these new books that have LGBT main characters that are in different genres. This was one that … Continue reading She’s a real lady-killer, but she doesn’t know why. [Book Review]
Adolescence is a hard time for everyone, you can't deny it. You're somewhere between a kid and an adult, expected to walk the thin line between obedience to elders and responsibility for one's own actions. It's tough for everyone, but for some kids, it can be even worse. This is the story of one of those … Continue reading ‘Tween friendship and a gender place. [Book Review]
I love looking through the selection of books Netgalley offers. There are so many intriguing descriptions, covers, and titles in all genres, and I often request more than one (sometimes four or five) at a time based on those. Today's book is one that immediately caught my attention. Anyone who follows my blog regularly knows … Continue reading A complicated routine isn’t the hardest thing these two will learn. [Book Review]