The Rock Eaters by Brenda Peynado

Dominican-American author Brenda Peynado’s short story collection, The Rock Eaters, is perfect for readers who enjoy magical realism, fabulism, speculative fiction, and social commentary….

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Sybelia Drive by Karin Cecile Davidson

Karin Cecile Davidson’s debut novel Sybelia Drive follows three childhood friends (and the people in their lives) as they come of age. Set against…

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Geekerella by Ashley Poston

The first book in Ashley Poston’s Once Upon a Con trilogy, Geekerella is a Cinderella retelling set around a sci-fi TV show, Starfield, and…

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Victories Greater Than Death by Charlie Jane Anders

Victories Greater Than Death by Charlie Jane Anders is a wholesome YA space opera full of friendship, bravery, and adventure. There’s a ton of…

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Titan by Francois Vigneault

Set in a mining colony on Saturn’s moon Titan, this graphic novel by François Vigneault is far-future sci-fi that tackles issues of class, workers’…

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The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

“If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?” The Immortalists hinges on the question above, and explores how…

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Unity by Elly Bangs

When Tachyon Publications reached out to me about Unity, Elly Bangs’s post-apocalyptic, cyberpunk, sci-fi debut, I couldn’t resist accepting a review copy based on…

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The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Lucy Foley’s The Guest List was my virtual book club’s pick for February. Our book club started at the beginning of the pandemic, and…

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Let’s Get Back to the Party by Zak Salih

Zak Salih’s debut novel Let’s Get Back to the Party is a look at cultural identity (specifically, gay identity) in the midst of a…

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catch lili too

Catch Lili Too by Sophie Whittemore

Catch Lili Too was an unusual reading choice for me, but when the author approached me about their “queer punk fantasy” book, something about this…

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