Review: The Obelisk Gate

Release Date: August 16th, 2016 Author: N.K. Jemisin Website: ISBN: 9780316229265 Review: When a customer comes to me for a science-fiction recommendation, the first thing I pull from the shelf is N.K. Jemisin's The Fifth Season. "It's like Between the World and Me written as an apocalyptic revenge saga," I say with a grin, probably for the… Continue reading Review: The Obelisk Gate


Review: The Abyss Surrounds Us

Release Date: February 8th, 2016 Author: Emily Skrutskie Website: ISBN: 9780738746913 Review: Everyone who knows me is sick of hearing the phrase, "lesbian sea monster trainers" -- whispered, with great enthusiasm, across the sales floor as I lovingly stocked more copies on my staff favorites shelf -- but I'm not done with it yet. This book is… Continue reading Review: The Abyss Surrounds Us

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It’s Queer, It’s Here, It Should Be on Your Bookshelf

I return from a brief hiatus! On my tumblr, someone asked for book recommendations for science-fiction/fantasy/adventure books featuring PoC and LGBT+ characters. Here's what I came up with. All links are to Amazon, but please consider shopping at your local indie bookstore or checking them out at your library instead. It's the best way to… Continue reading It’s Queer, It’s Here, It Should Be on Your Bookshelf