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New Release / Giveaway: If We Were Stars -Eule Grey

If We Were Stars - Eule Grey

QSFer Eule Grey has a new NB-NB YA sci-fi romance out: If We Were Stars. And there’s a giveaway. Blimey. The last thing Kurt wants is to wear a space helmet, and, no, they didn’t plan on saving the world either—Not before their eighteenth birthday anyway. Who’d have thought friending a lonely alien would lead to the Cape Canaveral launch pad. Best friends since they were ten years old, Kurt O’Hara and Beast Harris tackle the typical teenage challenges together: pronouns, AWOL bodies, not to mention snogging. A long-distance relationship with an alien named Iuvenis is the least of their … Read more

Review: The Merchant Witch – K.L. Noone

The Merchant Witch - K.L. Noone

Genre: Fantasy LGBTQ+ Category: Bi, Demi, Gender Fluid, Ace Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon | Publisher About The Book Sometimes heroic swordsmen need money. So Aric and his half-fairy partner Emrys have accepted a job protecting a wealthy cloth merchant’s caravan. But the job’s more complicated than it seems. Em’s fairy father is hunting them, and Em’s trying not to draw attention by using magic. Their client, Lady Caris, has demanded that Em stay in a simple single-gendered human form and not shapeshift — and Aric can see his partner growing more uncomfortable day by day. On top of that, their … Read more

New Release: Time & Again – Amanda Cherry

Time & Again - Amanda Cherry

QSFer Amanda Cherry has a new queer urban fantasy romance out (bi, lesbian, poly, pan characters*): Time & Again. As far as Ruby Killingsworth is concerned, life could not possibly get any better. She is the wealthiest and most influential she’s ever been. Her entertainment empire continues to grow and thrive, her personal life is uncomplicated and fulfilling, and she continues to explore the unequaled magic she’s been granted access to. In Ruby’s world, magic and money can solve just about any problem. But when an email from the future arrives in her inbox—one that threatens her entire business and … Read more

Review: Spark & Tether – Lilian Zenzi

Spark & Tether - Lillian Zenzi

Genre: Sci Fi, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Non-Binary, Pan, Queer, Gender-Fluid, Poly Reviewer: Jay, Paranormal Romance Guild Get It On Amazon | Universal Buy Link About The Book Working odd jobs across the Outer Ring gets a little lonely sometimes—not everyone loves having a synchronist with supraliminal perception around. But all Sacheri wants, he tells himself, is to wander the stars. Then he takes a salvage run to an abandoned moon where he meets the wry, reserved, strictly-by-the-rules archivist Jin. Mesmerized by their confidence and charm, Sacheri can’t resist showing off his abilities—but instead of collecting the damaged ai he was tracking, he … Read more

New Release: Spark & Tether – Lilian Zenzi

Spark & Tether - Lillian Zenzi

Lilian Zenzi has a new queer sci-fi romance out (nonbinary/pan/queer/gender-fluid): Spark & Tether. Working odd jobs across the Outer Ring gets a little lonely sometimes—not everyone loves having a synchronist with supraliminal perception around. But all Sacheri wants, he tells himself, is to wander the stars. Then he takes a salvage run to an abandoned moon where he meets the wry, reserved, strictly-by-the-rules archivist Jin. Mesmerized by their confidence and charm, Sacheri can’t resist showing off his abilities–and instead of the damaged ai he was tracking, he stumbles onto a signal left by a synchronist who went missing decades earlier. Sacheri … Read more

Review: In the Pass of Ghosts – K.L. Noone

In the Pass of Ghosts - K.L. Noone

Genre: Fantasy, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Gender Fluid, Pansexual Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book Ghosts are real. And now they’re Aric’s problem. Even legendary swordsmen need time off, and Aric and his half-fairy partner Emrys are traveling south to visit Aric’s brother. But, on a stormy night at a roadside inn, an old friend stumbles in nearly frozen, swearing that the mountain pass is haunted … and deadly. With travelers and friends in danger, Aric and Em will try to solve the mystery of the murderous hauntings, but that won’t be simple. Swords aren’t much use against … Read more

Review: Song of Flames – M.D. Grimm

Song of Flames - M.D. Grimm

Genre: Fantasy, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Bisexual, Poly Reviewer: Linda, Paranormal Romance Guild Amazon | Universal Buy Link | Liminal Fiction | QueeRomance Ink | Goodreads About The Book She tried to steal treasure from the dragons’ hoard… and stole their hearts instead. To save her sister from a lascivious lord, Venya must steal a piece of treasure from a legendary dragon’s hoard. Dragons haven’t been seen in several generations, so imagine her surprise when she wakes not one, but two dragons from their hibernation. While the battle-honed Onyx is intent on having her for lunch, the graceful Gold appears more curious than angered by the theft. Abyss and … Read more

Review: Rise – QSF’s 10th Annual Flash Fiction Contest

Rise

Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Paranormal, Sci-Fi LGBTQ+ Category: Ace, Bi, Gay, Gender Fluid, Intersex, Lesbian, Non-Binary, Pansexual, Poly, Transgender Reviewer: Ulysses, Paranormal Romance Guild Amazon | B&N | Bookshop.org | Google Play | iBooks | Kobo | Scribd | Smashwords | Thalia | Vivlio | Publisher/UBL About The Book RISE (noun / verb) Eight definitions to inspire writers around the world, and an unlimited number of possible stories to tell: 1) An upward slope or movement2) A beginning or origin3) An increase in amount or number4) An angry reaction5) To take up arms6) To return from death7) To become heartened or … Read more

New Release: Shard de Voor – AJ White

Cover - Shard de Voor by AJ White - A drop-shaped red crystal topped by a golden spider and surrounded by hold runes, over a green straited background

QSFer AJ White has a new queer YA fantasy book out (intersex, trans, pan), Tome of Báirseach Book 3: Shard de Voor. Their queen missing, the allied kingdoms of Sanquous have forged an uneasy alliance with the Ilfannde as war rages across the land. Far away, in another realm, a young woman awakens to find her memory gone, along with her freedom. Who is her mysterious saviour, why is he helping her and what will he want in return? Get It At Amazon Excerpt Trapped. Drowning. Black waters turn to choking fumes as I stretch, desperately kicking and straining for … Read more

Review: Rise Anthology

Rise

Genre: Sxci-Fi, Fantasy, Paranormal, Horror LGBTQ+ Category: Asexual, Bisexual, Demisexual, Gay, Gender Fluid, Gender Non-Conforming, Intersex, Lesbian, Poly, Transgender Reviewer: Maryann Get It On Amazon | Universal Buy Link About The Book RISE (noun / verb) Eight definitions to inspire writers around the world, and an unlimited number of possible stories to tell: 1) An upward slope or movement2) A beginning or origin3) An increase in amount or number4) An angry reaction5) To take up arms6) To return from death7) To become heartened or elated8) To exert oneself to meet a challenge Rise features 300-word speculative flash fiction stories from … Read more