8 Fantastic Novels by Queer Authors

   June 3, 2019    Comments Off on 8 Fantastic Novels by Queer Authors

I’m trying to do a better job lately reading non-genre fiction, especially by diverse voices. Here’s a roundup of some of the queer-authored fiction about queer people that I’ve been super-impressed by in the last few years. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write longer reviews now. So for some of these books,… Read more »

10 Foodie Romances That Even Non-Cooks (Like Me) Can Fall For

   May 10, 2019    Comments Off on 10 Foodie Romances That Even Non-Cooks (Like Me) Can Fall For

Do I like to cook? No. Do I like to read a good romance with foodie characters? Apparently so! Here’s a roundup of my faves so far. These folks could cook for me anytime. If you have any F/F books to recommend, let me know! This is the first romance post I’ve published without any F/F and I’m so sad!… Read more »

12+ Fantasy Picks for Your TBR

   April 28, 2019    Comments Off on 12+ Fantasy Picks for Your TBR

In the last few years, I’ve lucked into a good number of fascinating fantasy stories that helped remind me why I love the genre. Here are some of my faves, each diverse in some way, all magically wonderful. I hope you find something new here to read and fall in love with. Before we jump in: Amazon links are affiliate… Read more »

6 Webcomics That Combine Magic and Technology

   April 16, 2019    Comments Off on 6 Webcomics That Combine Magic and Technology

I’ve recommended science fiction webcomics. I’ve recommended fantasy and supernatural webcomics. (Missed those posts? Here they are.) Now I’m recommending webcomics that combine them! Magic + tech = webcomics that I adore. Hope you find something new to read from this list. Before we jump in, though, here’s a helpful webcomics reading tip: many creators sell PDFs or hard copies… Read more »

12+ Romance Novels With Cranky Characters Who Need Love Too

   April 4, 2019    Comments Off on 12+ Romance Novels With Cranky Characters Who Need Love Too

I adore a good cranky character in a romance novel, especially if they stay on the cranky side even after falling in love. These books have some of my favorite misanthropes, anti-social pessimists, and suspicious cynics who would NEVER have let this annoying person into their lives if they knew what would happen. Hope you find something that looks good… Read more »

12 Wonderful Contemporary YA Novels

   March 26, 2019    Comments Off on 12 Wonderful Contemporary YA Novels

Teens and young adults sometimes get a bad rap in popular culture. When I was one myself, I was terrible, but having worked with teenagers professionally since then, I know that they’re great. They may lack life experience, but often they more than make up for it in enthusiasm and curiosity. So here are some of my fave contemporary YA… Read more »

15+ Contemporary Romance Novels and Novellas I Adore

   February 25, 2019    Comments Off on 15+ Contemporary Romance Novels and Novellas I Adore

— This January 2018 post is being republished with many new picks, while I re-organize my romance recs. Please forgive any construction dust! — I never expected to become a romance reader, but I should have! After all, I have a passionate love for the X-Men, which is basically a soap opera. (With people shooting lasers out of their eyes.)… Read more »

10+ More Historical Romances That I Got Lost In

   October 29, 2018    Comments Off on 10+ More Historical Romances That I Got Lost In

I feel like I JUST DID a roundup of lovely historical romances… but that was back in May. And I’ve read more since then! So here are with ten more romance novels and novellas about the past, to enjoy now and in the future. I hope you find something good for your reading list! Before we jump in: Amazon links… Read more »

4+ Graphic Novels That Remind Me of Indie Film

   October 19, 2018    Comments Off on 4+ Graphic Novels That Remind Me of Indie Film

— More graphic novels were added to this post in March 2019. Happy reading! — When I think of my favorite indie films, I think of intensely personal stories with small casts. Not to stereotype, because independent filmmakers can and do make all kinds of movies, including epics and spectacles. But these three graphic novels remind me of the smaller… Read more »