Date From Hell by Gareth Vaughn: 6/10 Stars

  In his desperation to find a date in time for the annual Helloween bash, minor-rank demon Kev summons a coworker he once hooked up with. But when the smoke and sulfur clears, it isn’t demon Ira standing in the ring, but a very perplexed, very human mortal named Archer. Archer is cute, confused, and … Continue reading Date From Hell by Gareth Vaughn: 6/10 Stars

Zach’s Man by Elizabeth L. Brooks: 6/10 Stars

  I am a gay man, not a straight woman, no matter what parts my body has, no matter how hard it is for my family to understand. I'm luckier than many in my position. My family may not understand, but they are only confused, not hateful. And I have Zach, who knows who and … Continue reading Zach’s Man by Elizabeth L. Brooks: 6/10 Stars

Only See You by JD Chambers: 5/10 Stars

  Mal Copol knows who they are: Nonbinary. Awesome. Exhausted. They won’t change for anyone, but just once, they’d like to be the one with relationship potential, not the hookup. Also, not having to fight employers on who they are and how they present themselves would be nice. And while they’re at it, add not … Continue reading Only See You by JD Chambers: 5/10 Stars

The Big Reveal by Eve Francis: 7/10 Stars

  Samus Mallory believes the right kind of fantasy can change someone's life. Which is why she started to teach fantasy literature at her university, and why Jackie Vasquez, a cute cosplayer who always cross-plays, catches her eye. As the two connect over their favourite novels and a cyberpunk game called Hack The Planet, Samus … Continue reading The Big Reveal by Eve Francis: 7/10 Stars

Speedbump by Charli Coty: 6/10 Stars

  Ezra Cook is sole caregiver to older brother Tray, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s in his forties. They live outside the small town of Drop, Oregon, on property Tray bought with his Microsoft settlement money. For years, Ezra has been going on and off low doses of testosterone to maintain a comfortable level … Continue reading Speedbump by Charli Coty: 6/10 Stars

The Right Thing To Do At The Time by Dov Zeller: 6/10 Stars

  If Jane Austen and Sholem Aleichem (Fiddler on the Roof) schemed in an elevator, this just might be their pitch. Ari is Elizabeth and Itche is Jane--and this Jewish, queer, New York City retelling of Pride and Prejudice is for everyone. Ari Wexler, a trans guy in his late 20s, is barely scraping by. … Continue reading The Right Thing To Do At The Time by Dov Zeller: 6/10 Stars

Arch Nemesis by Gabriela Martins: 7/10 Stars

  Rodrigo is not very good at being a hero, but he’s convinced that if he catches the speedster who’s been terrorizing the South Brazilian high society and stealing their goods, it’ll be his heroic breakthrough. On top of that, he’s also worried about his grandma coming to live with him and his sister, when … Continue reading Arch Nemesis by Gabriela Martins: 7/10 Stars

Hair to the Throne by Meredith Katz: 6/10 Stars

  The city of Flecton is ruled with an iron fist by Demon Prince Vehr, whose human citizens suffer under demonic enslavement and live in fear of her ever-watchful presence. The prince herself is never seen, living in her underground palace and sending demons to kidnap skilled humans to serve her. Ten years earlier, Merle's … Continue reading Hair to the Throne by Meredith Katz: 6/10 Stars

Lost Boy Found Boy by Jenn Polish: 8/10 Stars

  In a futuristic world, Neverland is a holomatrix, Hook is a cyborg, and Tinker Bell is an automated computer interface. Peter is desperate to save his lover from a military draft that, unbeknownst to him, Mir volunteered for because they are desperate to be able to fly. So, naturally, Peter programs an entire island—Neverland—as … Continue reading Lost Boy Found Boy by Jenn Polish: 8/10 Stars

No Rulebook For Flirting by Laura Bailo: 6/10 Stars

  When Gabriel goes to the annual gaming convention, planning to play as many games as he can during the next three days, he doesn’t expect to be glared to death in the parking lot by a really cute guy. So when the same guy joins the game Gabriel is playing, Gabriel is determined to … Continue reading No Rulebook For Flirting by Laura Bailo: 6/10 Stars