General Posts

#PrideLibrary19: Day 5 Yellow Books


Well, if you’ve been following along all week (or, ya know, read the graphic included in each post lol), you’ve no doubt noticed a pattern in the first chunk of rec prompts–the rainbow!

So, it should come as no surprise that today’s post will focus on books with YELLOW covers!


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General Posts

#PrideLibrary19: Day 1 TBR


Hi hi, y’all!

I saw today on another blog that a few lovely people on Twitter/Instagram (@anniekslibrary, ) are running a fun hashtag called #PrideLibrary19 during Pride month!


The prompts they’ve put together seem like fun, so I thought it would be a nice segment to host on the blog for the month of June! For each post, I’ll endeavor to share 6 different books that work with the prompt.

So, today, on June 1st, I present the first prompt: (T)O (B)E (R)EAD!


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Reviews for Already Published Books

REVIEW: Nine Years of Silver by Parker Foye


43682762Publisher: Self-pub
Release Date: April 16, 2019
Received From: Review copy from the author

Briar Augustin, a bounty hunter, returns to his hometown on the trail of a killer. There he becomes once more entangled with his first love, Quinn Lawrence, who is as integral to Briar’s hunt as he is to the mythology of Lastings. Can Briar find his bounty and return to the city, resisting the call of the sea? Or will he be drawn back into Lastings’ secrets—and the arms of Quinn Lawrence?

Lastings: Where some things can only be mined out.


Nine Years of Silver is the first story from Love Has Claws, a speculative romance trilogy linked by the town of Lastings.

Content Warnings: mentions of abusive childhood; bloody violence; off-screen murder; drowning (real/dream); claustrophobic scenes.

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ARC Reviews

ARC REVIEW: Algorithmic Shapeshifting by Bogi Takács


44245998Publisher: Aqueduct Press
Release Date: May/June 2019
Received From: Review copy from the author

From the author’s Patreon:

This collection will include a lot of my previously published poems, some previously Patreon-exclusive poems, and some never-before-seen poems… and also a great foreword from Lisa M. Bradley!

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ARC Reviews

ARC REVIEW: Trans Power by Juno Roche


44437095Publisher: UBC Press
Release Date: November 21, 2019
Received From: NetGalley

Leading figures from the trans and non-binary community discuss the realities and practicalities of sex and intimacy.

In the follow-up to Queer Sex, her radical guide to sex, desire and dating in the trans and non-binary community, Juno Roche pushes the boundaries of trans representation even further by moving beyond themes of intimacy, pleasure and relationships and focusing on the mechanics of sex itself. A collection of interviews with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community, they talk about the practicalities of sex as a trans person. They discuss how trans bodies can inherently bring a range of practical issues to the bedroom and explore the wonder and potential of sex when the bodies involved are not cis. Reframing the discussion of trans sex in terms of empowerment and autonomy, this is a deeply personal, honest and instructive book.

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