The Single Sapphic Shelf – by Francesca May

Today we have a guest post from Francesca May, on why queer books are so essential. I remember very clearly being a teenager who was not out to her parents. I remember the strong feelings of uncertainty, of simply not knowing how I felt—and worse, knowing that a lot of the not knowing came from …
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Cold Blood – Genevieve McCluer

Kalila lost everything thanks to a vampire asshole: her wife, her kid, her life… She’s been using the ‘gifts’ he left her with to try and hunt him down ever since. Dorenia was turned over a century ago by a vampire who hadn’t exactly intended to do so, and wants her gone. She hoards information, …
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Murder On Monte Vista – David D. Pederson

Pederson is back, and he strikes out on a new path with Mason T. Adler, a 1946 PI, and his friend, the interior decorator Walter Waverly Wingate (and you’ve gotta love the names. So very noir! They went to the same boarding school and everything, too. It’s just perfect). Wingate is throwing Adler a birthday …
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Cameron Battle and the Hidden Kingdom – Jamar J. Perry

Cameron and his best friends, Zion and Aliyah, are just getting out of elementary school for the summer. It’s raining. It doesn’t feel like summer. But it’s time for the weekend sleepover. Cameron and Zion have been friends since kindergarten, and have been doing this a long time, but it’s the first time Aliyah has …
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Wild and Wicked Things – Francesca May

In her debut fantasy novel, Francesca May invites us in as she weaves a tale about magic, secrets, and finding oneself…or is that losing oneself?…in love. Annie’s father has just died. That’s sad, but seeing as she barely knew him, his last request for her, and only her, to visit the island where he lived …
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Perilous Obsession – Carson Taite

Perilous Obsession – Carsen Taite Macy Moran has been obsessed for the last ten years. Ever since the Parcs & Rec Killer (if I  don’t make the joke, I know someone else will) took her best friend as their last victim. Avoidant of authority (over herself, at least). She’s an extrovert, and quite skilled at …
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Enchanted Autumn – Ursula Klein

Enchanted Autumn – Ursula Klein “We all thought there was but one truth to believe, not knowing there was more than one truth.” So we’re off to a fairly well-trodden start. Suddenly I remember I’m a grumpy, cynical old demiace and ask past me what I was thinking. But actually, I get settled in pretty …
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