A Decade of Visions by Cameron Ramses: 7/10 Stars

  Born to a single mother in Dust Bowl-era Nebraska, Roy Manger learns to deny his true self from an early age. The rural Midwest is no place for a boy who wears girls’ clothes for fun—let alone for one who suffers gruesome hallucinations. It is only when he leaves home that he can embrace … Continue reading A Decade of Visions by Cameron Ramses: 7/10 Stars

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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

What It Looks Like by Matthew J. Metzger: 7/10 Stars

  Eli Bell is the only son of a police chief inspector and a forensic scientist. He's grown up wonky in a world that only deals with the straight and narrow -- and his new boyfriend isn't helping. Rob Hawkes is six feet of muscle, tattoos, and arrest warrants. A career criminal and a former … Continue reading What It Looks Like by Matthew J. Metzger: 7/10 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

The Black Tides of Heaven by Jy Yang: 7/10 Stars

  Mokoya and Akeha, the twin children of the Protector, were sold to the Grand Monastery as children. While Mokoya developed her strange prophetic gift, Akeha was always the one who could see the strings that moved adults to action. While his sister received visions of what would be, Akeha realized what could be. What's … Continue reading The Black Tides of Heaven by Jy Yang: 7/10 Stars

Song of the Spring Moon Waning by E. E. Ottoman: 7/10 Stars

  Upon waking up one morning, Wen Yu is surprised to find a note asking him to return the song thrush given into his care while the owner was sick. The only problem is that Wen Yu was never given a song thrush. Though he has no time for distractions from his studies for the … Continue reading Song of the Spring Moon Waning by E. E. Ottoman: 7/10 Stars

Trick or Treat by Sydney Blackburn: 7/10 Stars

  Drew hates labels, but loves Halloween and he wants a trick-or-treat of his own. At his mother’s​ to deliver emergency candy, she has him get the door in his gender-bending costume. The handsome man with the little trick-or-treater would be Drew’s perfect treat. David’s attraction to Drew is no trick. He wants the whole … Continue reading Trick or Treat by Sydney Blackburn: 7/10 Stars

Cinder Ella by S.T. Lynn and Tami Veldura: 7/10 Stars

  Ella is transgender. She's known since she was young; being a woman just fit better. She was happier in skirts than trousers, but that was before her stepmother moved in. Eleanor can't stand her, and after Ella's father passes she's forced to revert to Cole, a lump of a son. She cooks, she cleans, … Continue reading Cinder Ella by S.T. Lynn and Tami Veldura: 7/10 Stars

Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger: 7/10 Stars

  Angela Katz-McNair has never felt quite right as a girl. Her whole life is leading up to the day she decides to become Grady, a guy. While coming out as transgendered feels right to Grady, he isn't prepared for the reaction he gets from everyone else. His mother is upset, his younger sister is … Continue reading Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger: 7/10 Stars

Bloodguilty by K. M. Penemue: 7/10 Stars

  When Casimir reaches Brightgate, he isn't sure what to expect from the City of Monsters, though he's a monster himself. He definitely doesn't anticipate being attacked mere moments after arriving—or that he'd be rescued by Mikki, the city's rough-edged guardian angel. He gets another unpleasant surprise in the form of ex-lover Jared, who instead … Continue reading Bloodguilty by K. M. Penemue: 7/10 Stars