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[Author Highlight] Adam Sass

Today I am highlighting and promoting a new book from debut author, Adam Sass! SURRENDER YOUR SONS is a debut novel from Adam Sass, and the concise two sentence summary, which hooked me, is as follows: Connor Major is heading to conversion therapy. But he’s not leaving until he takes the entire place down. Any book with this as a description will unequivocally speak to my queer rage and sky rocket to the top of the to-read pile. It is…

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On Loss …

CW: Conversation about death & mourning It was August 19th, 2019. We were wrapping up our first day of student staff training when I got a message from an unknown Twitter account. The message said they were a friend of a someone I knew, and they needed me to know something had happened. My friend, Meg Burnett, had been killed in a car crash the day before while driving to her weekly Dungeons & Dragon game. I made it back…

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Black Voices in Speculative Fiction

This post is dedicated to highlighting Black authors, writers, and other voices in speculative fiction. To make sure the list incorporated more than just my own vantage point, I put a call out for recommendations over Twitter, and the response was overwhelming. I compiled a list of over 100 individuals, and a big thanks to everyone who helped contribute. There is a link to the full list posted at the end of the blog. Before we get to the larger…

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Reading in a Time of Quarantine…

Hello friends! In a time of social distancing and/or self-quarantine, it feels like the right time to make some book recommendations! These are in no particular order, and I’m leaving out Darker Shades of Magic & Jade City / Jade War, because I’ve talked about those in previous posts (you should read them though!) Broken Earth Trilogy by N. K. Jemisin The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin If you want some end-of-the-world-good-times, then I cannot recommend this trilogy enough.…

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[Book Highlight] A Darker Shade of Magic

“Kell wore a very peculiar coat.It had neither one side, which would be conventional, nor two, which would be unexpected, but several, which was, of course, impossible.” The first line of V. E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic (the opening title of her Shades of Magic trilogy) has us immediately diving into fashion and magic. This gay little heart was soaring right from the beginning. For me, this set the tone as I dove into this wild adventure, and…

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