First Chapter Thoughts: Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks

*guilty expression* This is one of those books that I've been so excited to read, that I paradoxically ended up putting it off and off and off. I really want to read it, but man. MAN. But! It is a pandemic and I have a giant TBR and frankly, I could do with some cuteness right now. … Continue reading First Chapter Thoughts: Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks

The Gremlin’s Library: Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson

The first few pages of Midnight Robber feel like being dropped into a brand new language - and realistically, you are. If you know the language. you're fine. It takes a little readjustment, sure, but only the same amount of adjustment that a speaker of Received Pronounciation British English needs to do for the terms … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson

The Gremlin’s Library: The King in Darkness by Evan May

The King in Darkness is a Canadian speculative fiction publication from Renaissance Press, following Adam Godwinson - former priest and currently working at a used bookstore - as he unravels a bizarre conspiracy. I enjoyed this book as a character piece and as a conspiracy novel; as a horror novel, it fell a little short. It's … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: The King in Darkness by Evan May

ARC Review: Goddess of the Hunt by Shelby Eileen

I was lucky enough to get access to an advance reading copy of Shelby Eileen's upcoming poetry chapbook 'Goddess of the Hunt', a poetic treatment of aromantic-asexual Artemis. (I've reviewed some of Eileen's work before - read my review of Sunfish here.) I'm somebody who loves Greek mythology, so the premise of this chapbook already … Continue reading ARC Review: Goddess of the Hunt by Shelby Eileen