The Manager – A. K. Wilson

Money, power, secrets…love? Katy grew up seeing how the first three could shatter everything–including the fourth. She wants no part of the games and the chase, but that seems to have left her with an empty life. After being suddenly thrown back into the job market, her new boss, Riley, seems to be a channel …
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The Dance Tree – Kiran Millwood Hargrave

It’s Strasbourg. 1518. A woman begins to dance. The Dancing Plague has begun, and will last throughout the summer.  We know only a little about this, as not much in the way of records has survived and the main sources we have are not contemporary. Before this date, there are very scant rumours of other …
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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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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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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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