Big Man by Matthew J. Metzger: 10/10 Stars

  Max Farrier wanted to follow in the family footsteps and join the Navy once, but he’s better off focusing on just surviving his last year of school and going to work in Aunt Donna’s shop once it’s over. After an incident at school puts Max in the hospital, Aunt Donna’s had enough. She signs … Continue reading Big Man by Matthew J. Metzger: 10/10 Stars

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Life Underwater by Matthew J. Metzger: 10/10 Stars

  Ashraf never thought he could fall in love. So when he falls hard and fast for marine biologist Jamie Singer, it’s a shock to the system—in more ways than one. Even if he can wrap his head around what love is and how relationships work, Ashraf’s not sure this is viable. He’s hydrophobic. And … Continue reading Life Underwater by Matthew J. Metzger: 10/10 Stars

Lunav by Jenn Polish: 10/10 Stars

  They don’t have dragons where half-faerie Sadie was born – not living ones, anyway – but in the Grove, everyone knows that dragon eggs grow on trees like leaves and need Dreams to hatch. Without faerie Dreams, the dragons won’t survive. And neither will anyone else. Brash, boyish sixteen-year-old Sadie thinks she can stop … Continue reading Lunav by Jenn Polish: 10/10 Stars

Ida by Alison Evans: 10/10 Stars

  Ida struggles more than other young people to work this out. She can shift between parallel universes, allowing her to follow alternative paths. One day Ida sees a shadowy, see-through doppelganger of herself on the train. She starts to wonder if she’s actually in control of her ability, and whether there are effects far … Continue reading Ida by Alison Evans: 10/10 Stars

Avi Cantor Has Six Months To Live by Sacha Lamb: 10/10 Stars

  Avi comes across these foreboding words scrawled on the bathroom mirror, but what do they mean? Is this a curse, a prediction, or a threat from Avi's emboldened bullies? And how to they know his real name when he hasn't even told his mother yet? Then there is Ian—the cool new guy at school, … Continue reading Avi Cantor Has Six Months To Live by Sacha Lamb: 10/10 Stars

Dali by E. M. Hamill: 10/10 Stars

  Dalí Tamareia has everything—a young family and a promising career as an Ambassador in the Sol Fed Diplomatic Corps. Dalí’s path as a peacemaker seems clear, but when their loved ones are killed in a terrorist attack, grief sends the genderfluid changeling into a spiral of self-destruction. Fragile Sol Fed balances on the brink … Continue reading Dali by E. M. Hamill: 10/10 Stars

Long Macchiatos and Monsters by Alison Evans: 10/10 Stars

  WJalen, lover of B-grade sci-fi movies, meets the far-too-handsome P in a cafe while deciding whether or not to skip uni again. When P invites them along to a double feature of Robot Monster and Cat Women of the Moon, Jalen can hardly believe that hot boys like bad sci-fi, too. But as their … Continue reading Long Macchiatos and Monsters by Alison Evans: 10/10 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