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The Wolf at the Door by Charlie Adhara

Title: The Wolf at the Door Author: Charlie Adhara Publisher: Carina Press Genre: Romance, Paranormal Stars: ★★★ TWs/CWs: genre typical violence, racialized bigotry, dubious consent, parental death (in the past)   Before I tear into this book, please know that I ended up liking it enough that I will be reading the rest of the series.… Continue reading The Wolf at the Door by Charlie Adhara

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In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan

Title: In Other Lands Author: Sarah Rees Brennan Publisher: Big Mouth House Genre: Fantasy, YA Stars: ★★★★★ TWs/CWs: Fantasy typical violence and war, neglectful parents, toxic relationships   "Elliot was trying to teach himself trollish via a two-hundred-year-old book by a man who'd had a traumatic break-up with a troll. This meant a lot of commentary… Continue reading In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan

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Get into the mood, aka what to listen to during the spooky season

If you look outside the window, you will notice the spooktacular season is upon us! And while I don't particularly understand Halloween, I do love two things: Spooky Shit Podcasts And since the Horror podcast genre really delivers, here's some of my faves! I've organized them into two categories: narrative podcasts and podcasts about the… Continue reading Get into the mood, aka what to listen to during the spooky season

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Gilded Cage by KJ Charles

Title: Gilded Cage Author: KJ Charles Publisher: Self-published Genre: Romance, Historical Stars: ★★★★★ TWs/CWs: miscarriage (in the past), genre typical violence, abusive relationship (side character, in the past)   "The inconvenience, obstacles, arguments, narrow evasions of the law, and unexpected need to change one's extremely comfortable life, all in the desperate hope of what? Winning the… Continue reading Gilded Cage by KJ Charles

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Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor

Title: Welcome to Night Vale Author: Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor Publisher: Harper Perennial Lenght: 401 pages, 12 hours on audio Genre: Horror, fantasy, sci-fi Stars: ★★½ TWs/CWs: regular Night Vale things- death, body horror, disappearances, car crash   Jesus, where do I even start with this book? The thing is, I adore the Welcome to Night… Continue reading Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor

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Spellbound by Allie Therin

Title: Spellbound Author: Allie Therin Publisher: Carina Press Lenght: 243 pages Genre: Romance, Historical, Paranormal Stars: ★★★★★ TWs/CWs: period typical racism (from secondary characters), violence   You know that feeling, when you start reading a book and it immediately clicks? With Spellbound, I knew I was in love only few pages in. Allie Therin's writing is… Continue reading Spellbound by Allie Therin

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The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite

Title: The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics Author: Olivia Waite Publisher: Avon Impulse Lenght: 384 pages Genre: Romance, Historical Stars: ★★★★★ TWs/CWs: past spousal abuse, sexism The word encompassing this book is beautiful. The prose, the imagery, the relationship, the message it conveys, it's all beautiful. It's hard putting into words just how beautiful this book… Continue reading The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite

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Book recommendations for all your queer moods

Hello, hello, I'm back on my bullshit with some of those books I like! I thought long and hard on which angle to approach a Pride rec list from and then I thought heck, let's just use my Feelings! So I isolated some Queer Moods™ and organized this list based on them. Enjoy! (If you… Continue reading Book recommendations for all your queer moods

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Play it Again by Aidan Wayne

Title: Play it Again Author: Aidan Wayne Publisher: Carina Press Lenght: 288 pages Genre: Romance, Contemporary Stars: ★★★★★ TWs/CWs: parental abuse and self esteem issues relating to that, car crash, references to ableism and homophobia   Oh this was such a wonderful, warm, validating read. It felt completely tailored to what I needed. First of all,… Continue reading Play it Again by Aidan Wayne

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An Unconditional Freedom by Alyssa Cole

Title: An Unconditional Freedom Author: Alyssa Cole Publisher: Kensington Lenght: 320 pages Genre: Romance, Historical Stars: ★★★★★ TWs/CWs: slavery, ptsd, trauma, sexual coercion, racism, violence The Loyal League is one of the best written series I've ever read. Rarely do we get a historical romance series with such a tangible feeling of the setting, such real… Continue reading An Unconditional Freedom by Alyssa Cole