Dreadnought by April Daniels: 9/10 Stars

  Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and died right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out she’s transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantle to her, and those secondhand superpowers transformed Danny’s body into what she’s always thought it should be. Now there’s no hiding … Continue reading Dreadnought by April Daniels: 9/10 Stars

Hidden Lives by Kestral M. Gaian: 1/10 Stars

  "I can’t trust my own mind, or my memory, so I’m writing all of this down… There’s been a murder in this town and I’m determined to get to the bottom of it." Aaron Grayling hates summer. It’s a time of heat and humidity in the dreary town of Meriville. It’s also the time … Continue reading Hidden Lives by Kestral M. Gaian: 1/10 Stars

Defying Convention by Cecil Wilde: 6/10 Stars

  Danny and AJ have been online friends for years, and secretly in love with each other. When the opportunity to attend a comics convention comes up, they decide to go and share a room. But friendship online does not always translate to friendship offline, and both are anxious about how the meeting will go, … Continue reading Defying Convention by Cecil Wilde: 6/10 Stars

Born This Way by Francis Gideon: 8/10 Stars

  Jacob Matthews has gotten really sick of confessing his autobiography every time he meets someone new. Ever since coming out as a gay transgender man, Jacob feels as if no one really cares about who he is right now. Instead, they would much rather have access to his past and create another Lifetime movie … Continue reading Born This Way by Francis Gideon: 8/10 Stars

Shifting Tides by Caitlin Ricci and A M Burns: 5/10 Stars

    Angela always knew there was something different about herself. When she realizes she’s really Adam, his whole life changes in ways he never expected. Adam comes out to his family during a vacation to Assateague Island. While he’s trying to explain to his parents that he’s not Angela anymore, they leave him there … Continue reading Shifting Tides by Caitlin Ricci and A M Burns: 5/10 Stars

A Welded Wave by Z A Tanis: 5/10 Stars

    For Mark, choosing to transition was one of the best decisions he ever made. And life has been looking up recently because he's got his MFA and landed a huge commission to build one of his welded bike chain sculptures. He's even got Enis, the most amazing best friend anyone could ask for. … Continue reading A Welded Wave by Z A Tanis: 5/10 Stars

Jack by Adrienne Wilder: 10/10 Stars

  Union, Georgia. 1971. Born in the wrong body Jack finds himself lost and trapped in a town where he feels out of place. Acceptance – or even tolerance – doesn’t exist in Union, or within his family. When Jack attempts suicide following his mother’s death, Jack’s sister Emma has him committed to Meadow Field … Continue reading Jack by Adrienne Wilder: 10/10 Stars

A Boy Called Cin by Cecil Wilde: 7/10 Stars

On the search for a cup of coffee before the guest lecture he's giving, Tom spies a tired, half-frozen young man who looks even more need of coffee than him. On impulse, he buys the man a cup—but an attempt to strike up conversation ends in the young man walking off, seemingly put off by … Continue reading A Boy Called Cin by Cecil Wilde: 7/10 Stars

Scarred by Mia Kerick: 5/10 Stars

Matthew North waited ten years to heal from the devastating wounds inflicted by the man who abducted and abused him as a child. Living reclusively on a tropical island—with no company but his four cats—he merely avoids the lingering pain. Wearing twisted ropes of mutilated skin on his back, Matt struggles with a profound hindrance—the … Continue reading Scarred by Mia Kerick: 5/10 Stars

Peter Darling by Austin Chant: 6/10 Stars

Ten years ago, Peter Pan left Neverland to grow up, leaving behind his adolescent dreams of boyhood and resigning himself to life as Wendy Darling. Growing up, however, has only made him realize how inescapable his identity as a man is. But when he returns to Neverland, everything has changed: the Lost Boys have become … Continue reading Peter Darling by Austin Chant: 6/10 Stars