A Dance of Air and Water by Antonia Aquilante: 5/10 Stars

  Edmund is heir to the throne of Thalassa and a wielder of Water magic. Devoted to his kingdom and his duty to it, Edmund can do nothing but acquiesce to an arranged marriage with the queen of a neighboring kingdom. The marriage and the child it is required to produce will seal an alliance … Continue reading A Dance of Air and Water by Antonia Aquilante: 5/10 Stars

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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

Rainbow Islands by Devin Harnois: 5/10 Stars

  In the Christian Republic, homosexual people are given two choices—a camp to "fix" them, or exile to the distant islands populated by lesbians and gay men. Sixteen-year-old Jason chooses exile and expects a hardscrabble life but instead finds a thriving, supportive community. While exploring his identity as a transgender boy he also discovers adventure: … Continue reading Rainbow Islands by Devin Harnois: 5/10 Stars

Double Exposure by Chelsea M Cameron: 5/10 Stars

  Anna Corcoran's life is hectic, but that's how she likes it. Between her jobs at the Violet Hill Cafe, the local library, and doing publicity work for authors, she doesn't have much time for anything else. Until Lacey Cole walks into the cafe and she feels like she's been knocked off her axis. Lacey's … Continue reading Double Exposure by Chelsea M Cameron: 5/10 Stars

Behind Bars by Meredith Katz: 5/10 Stars

  The city of Dolana has kept itself free from demonic rule the hard way: by interrogating its citizens and sending anyone who could possibly be under demonic influence to the Inquisition. City innkeeper Pelerin is happy to help out however he can—after all, he lost his beloved wife to demons many years earlier, leaving … Continue reading Behind Bars by Meredith Katz: 5/10 Stars

Snow White and the Seven Angels by Rhys Ethan: 5/10 Stars

  White has a secret. One he has shared with his family to no avail. When he meets the Prince of his dreams, he decides he can no longer live a lie, but in order to do so, he will have to face his worst nightmares. Queerky Tales is a series of classic fairy tales … Continue reading Snow White and the Seven Angels by Rhys Ethan: 5/10 Stars

Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver: 5/10 Stars

  The city of Parole is burning. Like Venice slips into the sea, Parole crumbles into fire. The entire population inside has been quarantined, cut off from the rest of the world, and left to die - directly over the open flame. Eye in the Sky, a deadly and merciless police force ensures no one … Continue reading Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver: 5/10 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

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