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Fantasy Recs, but Make Them Gay

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I’m a huge fantasy fan. Like, it probably makes up 90% of my reading? How can fantasy novels get any better? When they’ve got queer characters!

These are some of my favourites.

To keep this list short and sweet, I’ve been pretty strict. These only include secondary world fantasy — no historical, urban, or contemporary fantasy — and only include stories where the fantasy elements play a big part or is central to the story.

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May the Fourth: Space Recs for Non Sci-Fi Fans

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I often really love the idea of interstellar science fiction — the adventurous journeys, the potential technologies, the new cultures and societies — but I often struggle with  technical ‘hard’ science fiction or dense exposition.

So, I thought — for anyone out there in the same boat as me — I’d share some of my own personal favourite ‘light’ sci-fi with a space setting.

Some of these are closer to ‘science fantasy’ like Star Wars, others have a sociological rather than a technological focus. These are great choices for anyone looking to dip their toes into SFF or just looking for something a little different from the ‘traditional’ fare.

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Witchy Book Recs and my #Februwitchy TBR

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Cozy Mystery Book Haul

I don’t usually do haul posts, since I tend to buy my books randomly and as the mood strikes me so there never seems to be enough to merit a post. I got an Amazon gift card recently though, and decided that I wanted to spend it on discovering some new-to-me cozy mysteries.

I got loads of great suggestions when I asked for recommendations, so I thought I’d share what I picked with you guys in case you want to try them too.

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