Tag: Pride Month
When it comes to picking books to read, to be honest I mainly focus on “it’s gotta be queer”, and disability and BIPOC rep are secondary. To read books by and about BIPOC people is still important to me though, and while I have a huge range of queer books by and about queer Asians, […]
Summary Imprisoned by her dictator brother, Malini spends her days in isolation in the Hirana: an ancient temple that was once the source of the powerful, magical deathless waters — but is now little more than a decaying ruin. Priya is a maidservant, one among several who make the treacherous journey to the top of […]
You know the type: strong (headed/willed), capable female characters who get shit done, but are kind of assholes about it, or are they? Men often like to call them “Mary Sue” and “unlikeable”, I like to call them “bitch queens”. It’s no secret that while we have a massive amount of male characters of the same kind who are loved by everyone, the number of characters of other genders is still way too small and where they do appear, they get hated on by too many people. Misogyny is still going strong.
If you know me, you know that I LOVE series. I don’t handle falling in love with characters and fictional worlds, only to be done with them after only one book very well haha. I do occasionally enjoy a good standalone though. Some stories are hella amazing *because* they are standalones, some really only work […]
Summary Derek is LitenVärld’s most loyal employee. He lives and breathes the job, from the moment he wakes up in a converted shipping container at the edge of the parking lot to the second he clocks out of work 18 hours later. But after taking his first ever sick day, his manager calls that loyalty […]
I know publishing has its very own schedule/calendar, but not publishing LOTS of queer books during June AKA pride month seems like a missed opportunity. June still comes with a decent amount of queer SFF releases that I’m very excited about. It’s somewhat of a short list compared to other months though. Make sure […]