“What? You’ve never walked up to someone and delivered a long-lost lesbian love letter to their grandmother before?” This story is filled with significant, serendipitous magic; seriously hopeful boys; and shining with queer history.
You know going in that ‘Falling’ has an impossible hostage situation, but from the very start it goes in alllll kinds of directions that you simply could not envision.
This Ethiopian-inspired reimagining of Jane Eyre is gritty and dark, but hopeful, with a determined Black girl as the protagonist.
In which I realize that so many of the stories I’ve loved fall into the science fiction category. I tell you what drew me into these stories —badass women, romantic virtual beings, anti-capitalist commentary.
These are not your blockbuster superhero films with cult followings. They are superheroes of various races, ages and sexual orientations, dealing with mental illness, family drama and falling in love.
Float Plan is emotional, enlightening, empowering, encouraging —I think it could *and should* be the PS I Love You meets Eat Pray Love of our time.
Just as gloriously delightful and brimming with the essence of life as the first book in this series. I remain in awe of David Kingston Yeh’s writing.
Jackson and Leland’s story is basically a really funny, m/m version of Killing Eve. I will 2000% be listening to this again soon, just to laugh as openly and loudly as I did allll throughout this book.
The impact that Penetration Test’s story (more specifically, its trans and HIV-positive characters) had on me is what inspired my reading life this weekend.
Charming, cozy, low-angst comfort with startlingly accurate anxiety rep, and a very relatably once-scorned-now-grumpy Romance hero.