Tag Archives: paranormal

Spirits Abroad: 15 short stories of Malaysian fantasy

Zen Cho’s Spirits Abroad Malaysian and Malaysian-diaspora fantasy shorts collection brings extremely intimate and personal concepts into the sphere of fantasy fiction–like unexpected difficulty in schoolwork or performing arts after being at the top of your class, or blooming into your suppressed … Continue reading

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This book was like queer Hogwarts

The Gay Teen’s Guide to Defeating a Siren: Book 1 The Seeker by Cody Wagner is what happens when you combine the plotbunnies of “What if one of those gay conversion therapy camps was scamming the parents and all the kids inside … Continue reading

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Graveyard Sparrow: sweet lesbian romance amidst terrors of Victorian horror setting

Graveyard Sparrow by Kayla Bashe is a dark, yet sweet and happily resolved, piece of lesbian paranormal with a Victorian Gothic setting. This is a world where magical powers are somewhat normal, if not common, but women with magical abilities … Continue reading

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Super cute paranormal lesbian rom-com: “Good Enough to Eat”

STINKING CUTE. Okay, what’s cuter than kittens? A paranormal lesbian rom-com about two different kinds of supernatural women totally crushing on each other and flirting but afraid to tell each other they’re not human because they assume–naturally–that the other one’s … Continue reading

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Queer families, including polyamorous ones, celebrated in SFF short story collection “Fierce Family”

The fact that I’m not constantly bombarded by enthusiastic recommendations for this book, when it has so much in common with my novels in celebrating the strong bonds of queer families in a SFF setting, just proves the truth of … Continue reading

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Gay bear romance about being psychic: short rec

The main character of “The Psychometry of Snow” by Nathan Burgoine is either psychic or psychic and mentally ill, but either way: he hears residual voices coming from objects people have touched. He can hear their worries, their memories. When he runs into … Continue reading

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To Summon Nightmares: trans paranormal thriller

To Summon Nightmares by J. K. Pendragon in one sentence: (mostly secular) bi Jewish trans man vs. his new gentile boyfriend’s Scary Past with the Occult. I don’t read a whole lot of horror/paranormal/urban fantasy, so as an outsider there … Continue reading

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