Set in an AU 18th century England with no men but plenty of political acrimony and fairies, High Times in the Low Parliament is witty slacker satire at its best.
Sunyi Dean’s debut, The Book Eaters, is a dark, contemporary fantasy that takes a brutally hard look at women’s place in society, motherhood, the patriarchy, and love.
A STRANGE AND STUBBORN ENDURANCE by Foz Meadows is a gorgeously written mash-up of fantasy, political intrigue, mystery, and queer romance.
Nettle and Bone by T. Kingfisher is about strength, love, and doing your best even when it’s scary or seemingly impossible.
BATTLE OF THE LINGUIST MAGES by Scotto Moore is a romp of a space opera for fans of Ready Player One and The Last Starfighter.
You Sexy Thing by Cat Rambo is a cross between Becky Chambers’ Wayfarers books with Ann Leckie’s Radch series with a side of Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown.
Magic conspiracies, alternate Edwardian England, women’s rights, racial injustice, and a scorching queer romance – A Marvellous Light has it all. I can’t wait to read more of Freya Marske’s work!
If you love being enchanted darkly, seduced by words, made to question, then this is most definitely for you. Let that gorgeous cover beguile you into reading Comfort Me With Apples.
Along the Saltwise Sea is the second book in the MG Up-and-Under series spun off from the adult fantasy, Middlegame by A. Deborah Baker, aka Seanan McGuire.