There’s lots to love about a good fictional relationship: the flirting, the breakups, the makeups, the happy endings, the sad but inevitable partings. But nothing’s quite as addictive as the meet cute, that glorious and often goofy encounter between two characters that, unknown to them, heralds the start of a monumental connection. Done poorly, the […]
It’s the first release week of the new year and oh, man, has YA delivered an auspicious start! Killer new voices mix with some of fantasy and romance’s reliable best, and everything from dark to contemp to futuristic Western is at your fingertips.
Anthologies are having more of a moment than ever, giving readers so many more glimpses into both new and favorite authors and bringing a fresh infusion of much-needed representation, rare perspective, and empowerment. Plus, they’re perfect if you can only read in bits and pieces, or if you wanna get the most story for your […]
Somewheeeeeere under the rainbow you’ll find that 2018 is bringing lots of beautiful new rainbow books! On the rise from January through June this year are explicit asexual and pansexual representation, romances between bisexual female main characters and genderqueer love interests, and rep of non-white queer guys. Glaringly absent? Transgender main characters in novels, which […]