Reviews Index

An index of reviews on this blog, in alphabetical order by author surname. I only review books I feel broadly positive about.

Queer Book Club

All the fiction books have queer  (LGBTQIA+) characters, either as main characters or significant secondary characters. Some are recent publications, others are modern classics.


Bunny, Mona Awad

Regeneration Trilogy, Pat Barker

Nobody Passes, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, ed. (non-fiction)

Nevada, Imogen Binnie

Trans Britain, Christine Burns, ed. (non-fiction)

The Magpie Lord, K.J. Charles

The Terracotta Bride, Zen Cho

One Bloody Thing After Another, Joey Comeau

The Devourers, Indra Das

Maurice, E.M. Forster

What Belongs to You, Garth Greenwell

Guapa, Saleem Haddad

For Real, Alexis Hall

The Well of Loneliness, Radclyffe Hall

A Single Man, Christopher Isherwood

Mr Norris Changes Trains, Christopher Isherwood

The Vampire Gideon’s Suicide Hotline, Andrew Katz

Agents of Dreamland, Caitlín R. Kiernan

The Drowning Girl, Caitlín R. Kiernan

The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion, Margaret Killjoy

The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales, Kirsty Logan

The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller

Eileen, Ottessa Moshfegh

Gideon the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir

White is for Witching, Helen Oyeyemi

Infect Your Friends and Loved Ones, Torrey Peters

Fire from Heaven, Mary Renault

The Persian Boy, Mary Renault

Funeral Games, Mary Renault

An Unkindness of Ghosts, Rivers Solomon

Nik’s Revenge Road Trip Mixtape, by Jack Swift

Beloved Poison, E.S. Thomson

The Cabin at the End of the World, Paul Tremblay

Nightmare magazine: Queers Destroy Horror special, Wendy N. Wagner, ed.

The Night Watch, Sarah Waters

The Daylight Gate, Jeanette Winterson

The Gap of Time, Jeanette Winterson

Orlando, Virginia Woolf

Young Adult:

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli

Wake of Vultures, by Lila Bowen

Girl Mans Up, by M-E Girard

We Are the Ants, by Shaun David Hutchinson

Nina is not Okay, by Shappi Khorsandi

You Know Me Well, by Nina LaCour and David Levithan

Every Day, by David Levithan

Proxy, by Alex London

Every Heart a Doorway, by Seanan McGuire

Not Otherwise Specified, by Hannah Moskowitz

Wilder Girls, Rory Power

If I Was Your Girl, by Meredith Russo

The Abyss Surrounds Us, Emily Skrutskie

The Raven Cycle, Maggie Stiefvater

Call Down the Hawk, Maggie Stiefvater

Lies We Tell Ourselves, Robin Talley