Gothic Fantasy, Vampires, and First Contact // September Wrap-Up & October TBR

September Wrap Up & October TBR

I know I say this every month, but I can't believe it's already October. September went by so quickly, and honestly, I found it a little bit hectic and overwhelming. I'm hoping this month will be a little bit more relaxed. My mum's started talking about Christmas and I can't believe we're leading up to … Continue reading Gothic Fantasy, Vampires, and First Contact // September Wrap-Up & October TBR

A New Spin On Artificial Intelligence // Activation Degradation Review

Activation Degradation Review

Activation Degradation is a thrilling science-fiction read that has a fresh new take on the topic of artificial intelligence. This book feels like Murderbot's gritty cousin with an A.I. main character who's struggling to figure out who they are and what they want to be. It also features one of my favourite tropes - uncovering … Continue reading A New Spin On Artificial Intelligence // Activation Degradation Review

A Gorgeously Seductive Gothic Fantasy // Lakesedge Review

Lakesedge Review

Lakesedge is a lush young adult gothic fantasy dripping with atmosphere, Faustian bargains, monster boys, sacrifice and casual queer representation. It's exactly what I want to see more in this genre and the perfect read for the spooky season. I adore how gothic fantasy is gaining popularity, and Lakesedge doesn't disappoint. If you love the … Continue reading A Gorgeously Seductive Gothic Fantasy // Lakesedge Review

A Brilliant Science Fiction Magazine // Snake Eyes: Planet Scumm #11 Review

Snake Eyes: Planet Scumm #11 Review

Today I'm reviewing something a little bit different! Planet Scumm is a tri-annual science fiction magazine, and I'm reviewing Issue #11 Snake Eyes. This edition only accepted submissions from cis women, trans women, trans men, and non-binary people - and the stories do a wonderful job of featuring underrepresented voices. It features gorgeous art, and … Continue reading A Brilliant Science Fiction Magazine // Snake Eyes: Planet Scumm #11 Review

Is Everyone Redeemable? // Under The Whispering Door

Under The Whispering Door Review

Under The Whispering Door is TJ Klune's latest novel, a story as cosy as the well-loved House on the Cerulean Sea that tackles more melancholic themes relating to death, the afterlife, and redemption. This book is exactly what I expected from the author. It's character-driven, quirky, and loveable. If you love his other books, you'll … Continue reading Is Everyone Redeemable? // Under The Whispering Door

10 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books With Asexual Characters

10 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books With Asexual Characters

Today I wanted to make a list of Fantasy and Sci-Fi books with asexual characters! The majority of these have an asexual main character, but if it's a side character they're relatively major and well-developed. I'm sure there's a bunch of books I've missed, but I hope you find some new books here! What We … Continue reading 10 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books With Asexual Characters

Dazzling, Queer, and Anime-Inspired // Bloody Spade

Bloody Spade Review.

Bloody Spade is a magical, young adult urban fantasy that gave me such strong anime vibes! Dazzling, character-driven, and endearing, I had such a lovely time reading this book. If you need a book packed full of queer characters, magical girl transformation scenes, and a snarky, closed-off catboy, you have to pick this one up. … Continue reading Dazzling, Queer, and Anime-Inspired // Bloody Spade