Sunday Shorts—Girl with Boat, by Lucy Jane Bledsoe

So far as I know, they're all dead. Wow. So I read this first story from Lava Falls in bed (as I often read collections and anthologies, one story at a time before sleep) and then stared at the dark ceiling for a good half-hour afterward, the story turning itself over and over in my … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Girl with Boat, by Lucy Jane Bledsoe

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Sunday Shorts—Ashes to Ashes by Day Al-Mohamed

I will likely always struggle with horror—it's not a genre I go to often, and almost never without many people first letting me know what I'm in for. Horror gets snagged in my head, and I end up having dark dreams or outright nightmares, so when I do read horror, it's in tiny bits, during … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Ashes to Ashes by Day Al-Mohamed

Sunday Shorts—勢孤取和 (Influence Isolated, Make Peace) by John Chu

Part of Queers Destroy Science Fiction, which I'm listening to on audiobook, "勢孤取和 (Influence Isolated, Make Peace)" by John Chu was a brilliant way to ring in the new year. It does science fiction the way I love it the most: with inclusive allegory. The queer main characters isn't the main point, but their "otherness" is. … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—勢孤取和 (Influence Isolated, Make Peace) by John Chu

Sunday Shorts – “More Than Anything,” by Eden S. French

I'm still a little sick today, but after the events of the last couple of weeks in the world of romance, I put myself on a self-imposed deadline of today to start being once again vocal about awesome queer reads. Luckily? I'd read three awesome queer reads on my recent vacation. The first was Yolanda … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “More Than Anything,” by Eden S. French