Tag Archives: trans

My top LGBTQ+ book recs at the Alachua County Library

Thank you for having me to speak at my alma mater yesterday! You have a wonderful space, and I wish we’d had something like that when I was there. I’m so happy for you that it exists. Below is a … Continue reading

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A (trans) Pan/Hook slash novel by a trans guy releases next week and it’s the best thing I’ve read in 2017 so far

At long last, my review of Peter Darling, by Austin Chant. Fair warning: Peter Pan and the idea of Captain Hook as a love interest are important enough to me that this review has turned into a post on a recipe blog–in … Continue reading

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Full list of my new releases in 2016

Sorry I disappeared from reviewing for a while. I’ve had some sadness. But it’s time for me to make a full list of everything I wrote that was published for the first time in 2016 in case any of you … Continue reading

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The Olive Conspiracy: a young queen protecting her nation’s agriculture and happiness

Presenting my newest Jewish fantasy novel! When Ezra tries to blackmail Chef Yael about her being trans, she throws him out of her restaurant and immediately reports him to the queen. When police find Ezra stabbed to death, Queen Shulamit realizes … Continue reading

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BLACK ART: Modern-day noir with trans man lead (& author)

Black Art by V.T. Davy is a perfectly well-constructed piece of noir, a Jengalike masterpiece of clues that lead to more shocking clues before finally culminating in a payoff and solution that was actually worth the buildup. (I’m often frustrated by … Continue reading

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Creation Debt: short trans sci-fi about rescuing an enslaved android

One of the oldest and most venerated goals of science fiction is using a speculative setting to metaphorically discuss a real-world phenomenon. Creation Debt succeeds at this brilliantly, using the literal enslavement/indentured servitude of sentient androids to condemn abusive parents … Continue reading

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Short story collection about trans women, by trans author

A Safe Girl to Love is a collection of eleven pieces of writing–fiction, satire, bittersweet humor–centering on the contemporary transfeminine experience. So readers go in knowing what to expect: the fiction is thick on scenes and vignettes rather than plot, … Continue reading

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