Witch 13 – Patrick Delaney

Sheriff Sterling March is not doing so great. Her life is a mess, and she’s to blame. Wanting nothing more than to spend a night with friends (once the paperwork is done), instead she gets a witch. Straight from a fairy tale, this witch. Tall, pointy hat, black flowing clothes, this person just screams “I …
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Equinox – David Towsey

Content Warning – some body horror In a world where two souls share a single body; one sibling by day, another by night; Christopher and Alexsander are brothers. The night-brother, Christophor, never seeing the light of day, works in the darkness as a special inspector of the supernatural. A witch-hunter, in fact, he has personally …
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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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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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