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    Carmilla and Laura – Review

    Genre: Paranormal Romance Pairings: F/F Queer Rep: Lesbian Warnings: Violence, some gore   Synopsis In the late 19th century, Laura lives a lonely life in a schloss by the forest, Styria, with only her doting father and two governesses for company. A chance accident brings a new companion, however – the eccentric and beautiful Carmilla. With charm unparalleled and habits as mysterious as her history, Carmilla’s allure is undeniable, drawing Laura closer with every affectionate touch and word. Attraction blossoms into a temptation Laura fears to name, a tantalizing passion burning brighter than the fires of hell. But when a mysterious plague begins stealing the lives of young women in…

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    The Queen of Ieflaria – Review

    Genre: Fantasy Pairings: F/F Queer Rep: Pansexual, Non-Binary side characters Warnings: Minor fatphobia against an MC who absolutely does not give a shit what you think. Synopsis Princess Esofi of Rhodia and Crown Prince Albion of Ieflaria have been betrothed since they were children but have never met. At age seventeen, Esofi’s journey to Ieflaria is not for the wedding she always expected but instead to offer condolences on the death of her would-be husband. But Ieflaria is desperately in need of help from Rhodia for their dragon problem, so Esofi is offered a new betrothal to Prince Albion’s younger sister, the new Crown Princess Adale. But Adale has no…

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    Undertow – Review

    Genre: Paranormal Romance Pairings: M/M Queer Rep: Gay, Trans Warnings: Bloodletting, violence, some gore   [Note: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]   Synopsis Port Lewis, a coastal town perched on the Washington cliffs, is home to Crescent Cafe, a slew of micro-breweries, a downtown packed with antique boutiques, and violent, ancient storms. Thunder shakes rooftops and lightning cuts through dark skies, but Liam Montgomery has never been afraid. Until now. One night, Liam hears the scream of a kelpie, a Water horse whose cry foretells the beginning of a prophecy. Kelpies have not set foot on shore for decades, but as Liam…

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    Escaping Solitude – Review

    Genre: Historical Vampire Romance Pairings: M/M Queer Rep: Gay, Bi Warnings: Vampire violence, graphic injuries [Note: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review] Synopsis Ancient vampire Andrew escaped his tropical island exile with his beloved human sailor, Edmund. They’ve now returned to Andrew’s home in nineteenth-century New Orleans and must navigate not only their developing relationship—and equally haunted pasts—but also a hungry coven of vampires Andrew used to call friends. Desperate to stay by Andrew’s side forever, Edmund examines the impressive coven library in search of an Elder, the only creature capable of turning Edmund. Although missing for centuries, Andrew believes an Elder must…