LGBTQ+

B+
Klub Kids

Set in and around New York, this novel is the first in the Klub Kids series which follows a group of young, gay men who exist in and around the club scene. The book works for me because the characters are all quirky, interesting, vulnerable and just so easy to love. This biographical world of clu ...

A
His Fateful Heap of Days

His Fateful Heap of Days is the eighth - and possibly last - book in John Wiltshire’s amazing More Heat than the Sun series. It is not a standalone novel. I think the best way to open this review is with the poem John Wiltshire has used at the beginning – There is a destiny that ...

C
Unicorn Tracks

Two safari guides and a pair of foreigners out to save the world. What could go wrong? Quite a lot… Author Julia Ember takes the reader on a fantastic journey in an alternate universe in Unicorn Tracks. Sixteen year-old Mnemba is a tour guide and tracker at her cousin’s safari camp in Nazw ...

B+
When Everything Feels Like the Movies

When Everything Feels Like the Movies is the arresting début novel from twenty-five year old Canadian author, Raziel Reid. This is not a romance. There is the dream of love, but this is a ‘punch in the gut’ – a ‘wake-up call’, for our society. Already the winner,of the Governor General ...

B
Conquest

Every teen musician’s dream of becoming a rock star is central to this romance about the perils and sacrifices endemic to the big time. When burnt out megastar Evan Arden hears Jesse Alexander perform, he’s blown away and drags his mentor and record producer to hear Jesse. From these humble begi ...