If This Gets Out by Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich After enjoying Sophie Gonzales’s 2021 YA novel, Perfect on Paper, I decided to try this one, also YA, since it had been recommended by Dear Author commenter Susan S. Like Perfect on Paper, If This Gets Out has queer characters, ... more >
Her books are usually $7.99 and sales are rare.
Over the past year, I’ve been reading Rachel Reid’s Game Changers m/m hockey romance series. I posted about the first three books here. I’ve since caught up on the rest of the series. Here are my thoughts on books four and five in the series, Common Goal and Role Model. ... more >
Freya Marske, A Marvellous Light This was probably my favorite book of the year. I don’t read m/m romance much, but this book had me hooked. Full of angst and tension, containing a swoon worthy romance and with a very compelling magical world, it was hard to put down. The ... more >
I had a hit and miss year with reading, spending a few months in a terrible slump and then taking time off due to injury where I could not do any reviewing and so I read from my TBR and caught up on some series’ which had been languishing there. ... more >
Romola by George Eliot This is one of the last George Eliot books I had unread. I’ll confess that early on I thought about dumping it, but I persevered. As a book written in the 19th century about the 15th century and centered quite a lot on philosophy and the ... more >