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ANNOUNCEMENT: Once Stolen – D.N. Bryn

Once Stolen - D.N. Bryn

QSFer D.N. Bryn has a new queer fantasy steampunk/mythpunk book out (bi/non-binary): Once Stolen. No one with half a brain would rob the jungle’s most notorious energy cartel. The vibrations of their power-producing stones are the only thing that calms the mer-snake Cacao’s agonizing sensory condition though—and after being banished from his homeland swamps for similar thefts, he’s desperate. When his attempt fails stunningly, a chaotic escape leaves him chained to a cartel prisoner: a self-proclaimed hero with a hidden stash of ignits so large, Cacao would never need to steal again. He’s determined to get his hands on it, … Read more

REVIEW: Imaginary Creatures Anthology

Imaginary Creatures Anthology

Genre: Paranormal, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Ace, Bi, Demi, Gay, Gender Fluid, Lesbian, Non-Binary, Trans FTM Reviewer: Tony Get It On Amazon | Publisher About The Book Let go of the mundane and escape reality with four tales of strange, wonderful magic by up-and-coming authors in the realm of queer romance. Imaginary Creatures by Shai Porter explores the relationship between two people who meet via online fandom. Loo isn’t asking for much from life, really. Just a safe place to start over with her daughter and cat, the occasional glowing comment on her fan fiction, and maybe even a washer-dryer. Anything else…well, … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: Magician – K.L. Noone

Magician - K.L. Noone

QSFer K.L. Noone has a new queer fantasy romance out (bi/pan): Magician. A magician in need of redemption. A loyal hero on a quest. And only one bed at the inn. Once the world’s most legendary sorcerer, Lorre fled the Middle Lands after his own curiosity — and a misguided transformation spell — turned him into a dragon and nearly killed a king. He isn’t a dragon anymore, but he is hiding alone on a tropical island, avoiding people, politics, and his own reputation. But now a hero’s found him. And not just any hero. Prince Gareth’s full of patience, … Read more

REVIEW: Livid Skies – SI Clarke

REVIEW: Livid Skies - SI Clarke

Genre: Sci-Fi LGBTQ+ Category: Trans, Lesbian, Non-Binary, Gay, Bisexual, Poly Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book A fresh start, a queer social liberal dream, and a planet that wants to kill you. Noble aspirations are easier said than done, though – especially when the entire planet wants to kill you. Grappling with the realities of human nature and with their batteries slowly dying, the colony’s 150 women and 10 men must overcome their differences to create a lasting community. But things aren’t always what they seem and maybe the colonists aren’t as alone as they thought… Perfect … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Far Patrol – Alex Powell

Far Patrol - Alex Powell

Alex Powell has a new queer fantasy book out: Far Patrol. Will war tear their family and their country apart? Ignius Lockden and their companion Kathely are ready for adventure. Joining Far Patrol was only going to be the beginning—they were right, but in all the wrong ways. Suddenly, there’s a war on the horizon and the two of them are stuck in the middle. Ignius wants to do what’s right, but it isn’t easy to tell what actions will lead to the correct ending. How is one young dragon supposed to change the course of history? Get It At … Read more

TV: Netflix’s “Fear Street” Breaks New Ground for Horror LGBTQ+ Representation

Fear Street

The stars of Netflix’s new Fear Street film trilogy have heaped praise on the writers for their “groundbreaking” approach to queer representation. The films, based on the book series by RL Stine, follows lesbian high-school couple Deena (Kiana Madeira) and Samantha (Olivia Scott Welch) as they grapple with an evil force responsible for horrifying murders in the town of Shadyside. LGBT+ fans have already heaped praise on Fear Street for its candid approach to queerness – a rarity in horror films – and the movie’s stars are proud of what the film series has achieved too. Full Story from Pink … Read more

REVIEW: Fairview – Kim Fielding

Fairview - Kim Fielding

Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Gay Reviewer: Maryann Get It On Amazon About The Book Ravaged by a horrific experience, Oliver Webb flees the smog-bound city of Greynox for a quiet seaside village and the inheritance he’s never seen: a cottage called Farview. He discovers clear skies, friendly imps, and a charming storyteller named Felix Corbyn. With help from Felix’s tales, Oliver learns surprising secrets about his family history and discovers what home really means. But with Felix cursed, Oliver growing deathly ill, and an obligation in Greynox hanging heavy around his neck, it seems that not even wizards … Read more

REVIEW: Entity – Toshi Drake

Entity - Toshi Drake

Genre: Sci-Fi LGBTQ+ Category: Gay Reviewer: SI Get It On Amazon About The Book Lieutenant Michael Collins’s week just went to hell. The suspicious actions of his captain escalates as he orders Michael to investigate a dead ship’s heart—the cephalopods that pilot the star drive system. The mission forces Michael from the safety of his ship and his lover, Commander Eizen Sartris, while straining the bond with his own ship’s heart, Padua. Attacked by Siwu pirates, Michael finds refuge on a damaged alien vessel, where he waits for Eizen to rescue him. But in the dark cold wreckage, he discovers … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: Imaginary Creatures Anthology

Imaginary Creatures Anthology

Carnation Books has a new queer paranormal anthology out (ace, bi, demi, gay, gender fluid, lesbian, nb, trans ftm): Imaginary Creatures. Let go of the mundane and escape reality with four tales of strange, wonderful magic by up-and-coming authors in the realm of queer romance. Imaginary Creatures by Shai Porter explores the relationship between two people who meet via online fandom. Loo isn’t asking for much from life, really. Just a safe place to start over with her daughter and cat, the occasional glowing comment on her fan fiction, and maybe even a washer-dryer. Anything else…well, that would be too … Read more

REVIEW: Lamplighter – J. Scott Coatsworth

Lamplighter

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi LGBTQ+ Category: Gay Reviewer: Melissa, Paranormal Romance Guild Get It On Amazon About The Book A city plunged into darkness. Fen Theora’son is a handsome journeyman in Thyre’s Lamplighter’s Guild. He’s in love with Lewin, a Mason’s Guild journeyman, but they have to keep their affair secret. If they’re discovered, the cross-guild relationship could get them both thrown out. When the spindle – Forever’s main source of light – goes dark, the whole city looks to the lamplighters to bring light and hope. Fen must choose between loyalty to the Guild Masters and compassion, and risk … Read more