I’ve reviewed a total of thirty-five novels and short stories in 2017 – some of them came out that year, some are a bit older – and today I’m going to share my eight favorites with you. They are in the order of which I’ve posted their reviews. That’s why we are starting with…
Broken – Beautiful Monsters, Book III by Jex Lane
Genres: Fantasy, LGBT Literature
WARNING: Mature Content
Vampire. Incubus. Demigod. Weapon Continue reading
Throwing Stones by Robin Reardon
Themes & Genres: LGBTQ, YA/NA, family, religion, acceptance
Something is drawing seventeen-year-old Jesse Bryce toward the community of Pagans who live in “the village,” just outside his rural Oklahoma town. Maybe it’s that he has a crush on Griffin Holyoke, a tall, dark-haired boy with a tree tattooed all up his back. Or maybe it’s that the Pagans accept Jesse for who he is, unlike his family—or his church, where he hears that being gay is a sin Continue reading
Q1. Hello, Robin, and welcome to my blog! How about we begin with you telling us a little bit about yourself? How and when did you start writing?
I think I started writing as soon as I could hold a pen. I write because I must, and because I love it. When I was maybe fourteen, my classmates were always clambering for the next installment of my series of stories I called Oh, That Taylor Girl! in which a teenage girl in Canada, in the 1800s, would get into all kinds of scrapes Continue reading
It’s the first Sunday of the month, so here’s my To Review list. I have not one, not two, but FOUR books to talk with you about this December!
Three are Fiction (two novels and a short story), and one is a guide. So, which are they?
Junkyard Heart – Porthkennack, Book 7
Note: The books follow different couples so you could read this one even if you haven’t read Books 1-6 Continue reading