The Gremlin’s Library: “House of the Camphor” by Mina Ikemoto Ghosh

"Madam Setsuko had been alone before she took in the children, alone except for the camphor tree at the heart of the house and the mynah bird that spoke with the voices of the dead. Her black dress was pressed with wealth and worn at the collar with loss. Its lace cuffs had a thread … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “House of the Camphor” by Mina Ikemoto Ghosh

The Gremlin’s Library: “A Map to a Future Unlike Any Past” by Karolina Fedyk

"They comb their hair back with their only hand. One sleeve of their overcoat is pinned at their chest. When they stand up to shake the sleep out of their body, dreams fall from under the coat like snowflakes." -Karolina Fedyk, "A Map to a Future Unlike Any Past", Lackington's Issue 20: Birds *PAINED POET … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “A Map to a Future Unlike Any Past” by Karolina Fedyk

The Gremlin’s Library: “The Water-Bearer and the Hawk-King” by H. Pueyo

"Yet one day the lord of Zaltana fell ill, choking on his own tar-black blood, and there was no medicine that could cure his pain. Only one person in the whole kingdom knew the answer to his ailment: Gaíra, he and she, man and woman, healer and witch, hiding in the depths of the forest … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “The Water-Bearer and the Hawk-King” by H. Pueyo

Review: Heretic’s Guide to Homecoming by Sienna Tristen

Mental health representation is incredibly important to me; I write it into my stories because I didn't see enough of it growing up, and when books do it right, I sing their praises because it is such a relief not to feel like a monster for once. So when I say that Heretic's Guide to Homecoming is one of … Continue reading Review: Heretic’s Guide to Homecoming by Sienna Tristen