Reading Rec: Gilded Cage

In Gilded Cage, we find a lady detective having to team up with an ex-flame but current jewel thief to clear his name of murder. Templeton Lane, part of the infamous Lilywhite Boys, is no stranger to danger, but when he arrives to steal an opal necklace and stumbles across a double homicide, he knowsContinue reading “Reading Rec: Gilded Cage”

Reading Rec: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White reframes Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to show Victor for who he truly is. It’s rare that I read a rewrite or retelling that I truly love, but The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein (to be called TDDoEF from here out) does an absolutely fabulous job of makingContinue reading “Reading Rec: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein”

Reading Rec: All Out

During Pride Month, I have decided to review as many LGBT+ books as I can that I have read recently. The book I’ll be talking about today I actually read in May, but because it was the end of the semester and I’m a professor, I forgot to review it. All Out: The No-Longer-Secret StoriesContinue reading “Reading Rec: All Out”

Reading Rec: Blanca & Roja

Since June is LGBT+ Pride Month, I decided that I would read and review books written by and about LGBT+ people. I finished several books over the past week while the house was being torn apart (and still is), so expect a few more reviews to come your way this week. Today’s review is ofContinue reading “Reading Rec: Blanca & Roja”

Reading Rec: The Henchmen of Zenda

FYI: I received an ARC of The Henchmen of Zenda by K. J. Charles in exchange for an honest review. I absolutely loved The Henchmen of Zenda by K. J. Charles. If you’re into 1940s swashbuckling films or Victorian pulp fiction, this is for you. If the title sounds familiar, you may have heard ofContinue reading “Reading Rec: The Henchmen of Zenda”

Book Review: The Tyrant’s Heir

Title: The Tyrant’s Heir by Kate M. Colby Genre: Steampunk Rating: 4 stars TL;DR:  The Tyrant’s Heir is a nice follow-up to the Desertera where we find Lionel grows a backbone and takes on a saboteur to secure his kingdom. I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review, but IContinue reading “Book Review: The Tyrant’s Heir”

Book Review: Spectred Isle

Title: Spectred Isle (Green Men #1) by K. J. Charles Genre: Historical-fantasy, historical-romance, LGBT fiction, LGBT romance Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Tl;DR: Spectred Isle fantastically blends the pain and trauma of war with the hope and healing that only nature and human connection can bring while still imbuing the story with a piping mystery.Continue reading “Book Review: Spectred Isle”

Selkie Cove: Chapter Five

With Selkie Cove coming out July 25th, I’ve decided to post a chapter a week until it comes out. My apologies for not posting another chapter earlier in the week, but it was my birthday and I was spending it at my favorite place on earth, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. If you haven’t pre-orderedContinue reading “Selkie Cove: Chapter Five”

Selkie Cove: Chapter Four

With Selkie Cove coming out July 25th, I’ve decided to post a chapter a week until it comes out. That’s how excited I am for you to read it. I’m still copy-editing, so please pardon any typos. If you’re interested, you can pre-order it here. Catch up on: Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three ChapterContinue reading “Selkie Cove: Chapter Four”

Selkie Cove: Chapter Three

With Selkie Cove coming out July 25th, I’ve decided to post a chapter a week until it comes out. That’s how excited I am for you to read it. I’m still copy-editing, so please pardon any typos. If you’re interested, you can pre-order it here. Catch up on: Chapter One Chapter Two   Chapter ThreeContinue reading “Selkie Cove: Chapter Three”