Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

Everything I look for in a great Western... and populated by queer women trying to live their lives the way they desire. Esther's forbidden love is hanged and instead of staying to participate in a marriage arranged by her father, she runs. She hides under the blankets in Librarians' wagon only to be discovered down... Continue Reading →

Prosper’s Demon by K.J. Parker

An unnamed narrator has a special gift. The ability to extract demons from people, to violently pull the being out of the host... There are only certain number (72,936) of demons in the entire world and they are immortal. And it is in the odds that our main character will run into a couple of... Continue Reading →

Lando’s Luck by Justina Ireland

Caution: Kinda a rambling review here... We've heard so many references to Lando's smuggling days in the films, and here's a story of the Millennium Falcon using that secret hold... crisscrossing the outer rim with valuable merchandise. Much of it illegal. Yet, Lando is in a pinch. He owes several debts to a couple bad... Continue Reading →

The Unspoken Name by A. K. Larkwood

Csorwe is a young orc priestess who is stolen away and saved from a sacrificial ceremony to her chosen god... she is saved by a powerful wizard who has been beaten and banished from his own land. Csorwe makes this deal with Belthandros Sethannai and becomes his assistant. They travel through portals to different lands... Continue Reading →

Bird Box by Josh Malerman

A perfect horror-thriller-weekend read. I had heard the buzz about the Netflix show starring Sandra Bullock when it came out, and I even read Malerman's new book, Inspection, because of it, but I never got around to reading Bird Box. And like any true lit nerd, I didn't watch the film. Welp, I finally had... Continue Reading →

The Shadow Saint by Gareth Hanrahan

Guerdon shambles on from age to age, incorporating its scars and eating its scabs, surviving as best it can. Prepare yourself for a multitude of shifts... in perspective, setting, character goals. Guerdon is a city that has changed and evolved through The Gutter Miracle and the emergence of the New City. Now Effro Kelkin has... Continue Reading →

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