DAUNTLESS is an incredible and refreshing YA fantasy, with all of my favorite elements. Sapphic warriors from opposite sides of a conflict meeting together! Court intrigue! Adventure! Really incredibly lush scenery! ARCHERY. I recommend picking it up. Four stars.
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Listen. This is one of my 2022 favorites. It’s Literally Queer Great Gatsby with two trans boys as Nick and Gatsby. I loved it even though it’s historical fiction. If you’re thinking “absolutely yes that’s exactly my alley”, you will not be disappointed. NOW. If you’re thinking, “absolutely yes that’s exactly my alley, AND I […]
These books are lush, imaginative, full of tea and magic, and a perfect introduction to court intrigue for young adults who aren’t ready for (or don’t like!) Game of Thrones. Four stars.
Oh, I really liked this book! I love that it takes place at the backdrop of a film set, and how the main character doesn’t necessarily want to be An Actor but rather a director, which isn’t often seen. And I love a sapphic misunderstood-rivals to lovers! This was ultimately just really sweet. Four stars. […]
Obligatory I did not read the first in this series. When you’re a kid, you don’t really understand like, levels of Terribleness, which is weirdly reflected in this book. Evie’s step-mom says that because her puppy stole a hot dog from another set of campers, the police might come and take away her puppy, and […]
Okay, you’ll never guess what I’m about to say… and that’s right! I did not read GEARBREAKERS! This is the second book in a series, and wow it sure does feel like it. This book honestly reminds me a lot of the Locked Tomb series which is also about morally grey lesbians, caveat that I […]
I enjoyed this book a lot! I think Maggie, who is the main character, is my favorite character. I really enjoyed her voice throughout the novel. I wasn’t super into or attached to any of the side characters. This is a quick and easy read. Also, a love triangle that I was genuinely invested in! […]