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New Release: Flashes – K.L. Noone

Flashes - K.L. Noone

QSFer K.L. Noone has a new romance short story collection out (sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary): Flashes. From holiday decorating at a historic castle to werewolf FBI agents, from nightmares aboard a starship to a book-thief encountering a king’s brother in a fantastical library, from hurt and comfort and cinnamon pancakes to a cozy afternoon full of wedding planning, these collected stories bring together K.L. Noone’s flash and short fiction for the first time! Some familiar characters make an appearance — Jason and Colby from the Character Bleed trilogy and Wes and Finn from the Seasonal Stories — and brand-new characters and … Read more

Review: Yule: Tales for the Winter Solstice

Yule: Tales for the Winter Solstice

Genre: Folklore, Fairy Tale, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Lesbian, Poly (some stories) Reviewer: Jay Get It At Amazon | Publisher About The Book During the cold winter months, we mirror the Earth as she lies quiet, waiting for the return of warm days. We gather around yule fires and perform rituals to lure back the sun. Drinking wassail, singing songs and exchanging gifts, some of us tell stories of the longest night. Stories of new love and old magick. Stories of the Holly King and his fight for the season. Of death and lives well lived. Of succumbing to the most feral parts … Read more

New Release: Cry Baby Bridge Anthology

Cry Baby Bridge anthology

Speculation Publications has a new queer friendly horror/urban legends anthology out (ace, bi, some authors are also LGBTQ): Cry Baby Bridge. Welcome to Cry Baby Bridge. If you venture here at the right time of year, on the right kind of night, you might hear a baby crying in the wind. You might see some things you didn’t believe were real. You might return with some stories to tell too, if you are lucky enough to leave. Warnings: This book contains stories with suicide, murder, infanticide, miscarriage and still birth, sexual and physical assault, mental health issues, spousal abuse, graphic … Read more

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


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 | | 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: Lavender Speculation – Jamie Zaccaria –

Lavender Speculation - Jamie Zaccaria

QSFer Jamie Zaccaria has a new queer speculative fiction collection out (horror, dark fantasy, thriller – bi, gay, lesbian): Lavender Speculation. Enter if you’re daring and feel these tales raise goosebumps along your arms as they take you from modern New Jersey to fairytale lands and back again. From witches to werecats and spirits to surgeries, this collection puts queer women front and center in some of the most popular subgenres of speculative fiction. Horror, dark fantasy, and magical realism coalesce in this stunning collection of all things dark and divergent. Get It At Amazon | Publisher | B&N | … Read more

Review: Fix the World Anthology

Fix the World

Genre: Sci-Fi, Some Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Gay, Lesbian Reviewer: Ulysses, Paranormal Romance Guild Get It On Amazon | Apple | B&N | Kobo | Payhip | Smashwords | Publisher About The Book We’re a world beset by crises. Climate change, income inequality, racism, pandemics, an almost unmanageable tangle of issues. Sometimes it’s hard to look ahead and see a hopeful future. We asked sci-fi writers to send us stories about ways to fix what’s wrong with the world. From the sixty-five stories we received, we chose the twelve most amazing (and hopefully prescient) tales. Dive in and find out how … Read more

New Release: 3 Gods, 2 Bets, 1 Texan – Eric Alan Westfall

3 Gods, 2 Bets, 1 Texan - Eric Alan Westfall

QSFer Eric Alan Westfall has a new eclectic MM collection out: 3 Gods, 2 Bets, 1 Texan. A pair of competitive trickster gods strut into a Texas bar…and the Dragon King gives his seventh son an unknown Caravaggio for his hundredth hatchday. What could go wrong? Find out, in… 3 Gods, 2 Bets, 1 Texan: a 2139-word tale about Loki and Coyote competing for a Greek-named ranch hand in Jake’s Bar, located in Godsawful-Lonesome, Texas. A Caravaggio Hatchday: a 6238-word tale of a more-than-life-sized painting of Alexander and Hephaestion, ah, doing the deed (guess who’s on top) in glorious color … Read more

New Release: Midnight in the Renaissance Elevator Anthology

Midnight in the Renaissance Elevator Anthology

A bunch of QSFers and others have a new queer contemporary/paranormal/fantasy anthology out (bi, gay, non-binary): Midnight in the Renaissance Elevator. Do you like mechanical devices with personality? Sure, who doesn’t? How about when they hold your life in the palm of their hands? Hmm…less sure now, yes? Don’t worry, you’re gonna love this. At an LGBTQ literary retreat in October of 2022, a group of authors met a particularly cantankerous elevator. Doors slamming open or closed for no apparent reason? Check. Scary noises, also for no apparent reason? Also, check. Were we concerned for our lives? Okay, listen… This … Read more

Review: Queer Windows Volume 1: Spring – Cay Fletcher

Queer Windows: Volume 1 Spring

Genre: Fantasy, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Gay, Lesbian, Non-Binary Reviewer: Lucy Get It On Amazon | Publisher | B&N | Kobo | Universal Buy Link About The Book Love comes in all forms, from enduring friendships, the classic love at first sight, and misunderstandings that unfurl into blooming romance. Queer Windows gives a glance at four fantastical, queer love stories. The Wizard’s Garden Sil, a plant lover and head clerk of a plant shop finds himself slowly befriending a quirky wizard, while also falling in love with his garden. Rosemary for Remembrance Vivian has always dreamed of being swept away from … Read more

New Release: Intermission – D.G. Carothers

Intermission - D.G. Carothers

QSFer D.G. Carothers has a new MM/Menage fantasy romance book out in the Dragon War Chronicles series: Intermission. We interrupt our regularly scheduled program to take a side trip down two branching paths. First, we’ll follow Matt and Xander as they take a surprise honeymoon to Hawaii in The Honeymooners. It’s not all private beaches and swimming with the fish, though. Truths from Xander’s past are revealed that give Matt new insight into his mate. Just as they get comfortable, the unforeseen appearance of a new enemy cuts their trip short. Next, we slide over to find out what some … Read more