Speculative Fiction

Kickstarter – Themensha by MxKnowitall

Kickstarter – Themensha by MxKnowitall

Title: Themensha Author: MxKnowitall (a pen name of Morven Moeller) Publisher: Dreampunk Press Release Date: July 2018 Genre(s): SciFi/Fantasy, Slice-of-Life, LGBT, Speculative Fiction, Fiction for a Cause. Length: 120 page Blurb: Themensha explores the themes of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, LGBT acceptance, family, and purpose. Follow Leigh through the last month of their gramma’s life, where they find emotional strength, insecurity, and purpose. Themensha is a graphic novel written and drawn by a young artist…
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Moral Authority

Moral Authority

Title: Moral Authority Author: Jacob Z. Flores Cover Art: Wilde City Press Publisher: Wilde City Press Buy Link: Buy Link Moral Authority, Publisher Genre: Gay fiction/Speculative fiction/Dystopian Length:Novel/101,000 words Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Review summary: A good read with some flaws. Be warned – there’s no happy ending and the novel ends with a cliffhanger.
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Deprivation; or, Benedetto furioso: an oneiromancy

Deprivation; or, Benedetto furioso: an oneiromancy

Title: Deprivation; or, Benedetto furioso: an oneiromancy Author: Alex Jeffers Publisher: Lethe Press Amazon: Buy Link Deprivation; or, Benedetto furioso: an oneiromancy Genre: speculative gay fiction Length:130,000 words Rating. 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by Sirius. Summary: Unusual book with reality and dreams mixed together so much that it was hard to figure out what was real. I liked it overall.
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The Culling

The Culling

Title: The Culling (The Torch Keeper 1) Author: Steven dos Santos Cover Art: Chris Nurse/Debut Art Ltd. Publisher: Flux Buy Link: Buy Link The Culling (The Torch Keeper) Genre: GLBT YA Dystopian Length: Novel/432 pages/approx. 90,000 words Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Exceptional debut novel – a truly disturbing dystopian future with compelling characters that will break your heart.
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The Fine Point of His Soul

The Fine Point of His Soul

Title: The Fine Point of His Soul Author: Julie Bozza Cover art: Agnieszka A. Kowalska Publisher: LIBRAtiger/self-published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Length: Novel/51,723 words/ 166 PDF pages Genre: Speculative fiction/Alternate history/Mystery/GLBT Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A review by LadyM Note: This is not a romance, but literary fiction. While there are some GLBT themes in the book, they are very much secondary. Review summary: A mystery of…
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Santuario

Santuario

Title: Santuario Author: G.B. Gordon Cover art: Reese Dante Publisher: Riptide Publishing Buy link: Buy Link Santuario Length: Novel/67,600 words/224 PDF pages Genre: Mystery/Thriller/Speculative fiction/Romance Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by LadyM Review summary: Commendable first novel which doesn’t quite live up to its potential.
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Out of the Ashes

Out of the Ashes

Title: Out of the Ashes Author: R.W. Day Publisher: Lethe Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M futuristic, spec fiction romance Length: 308 pages Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review A compelling but ultimately very bleak book which continues the story of Callum and David from A Strong and Sudden Thaw. This review contains what could be considered spoilers
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A Strong and Sudden Thaw

A Strong and Sudden Thaw

Title: A Strong and Sudden Thaw Author: R W Day Publisher: Lethe Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: GLBT (M/M) Speculative Length: 376 pages (print) (also available in ebook) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Guest Reviewer: Kris The Blurb: The Ice fell upon the world nearly a hundred years ago, and if civilization didn’t rightly collapse, it surely staggered and fell ill a while. In the small town of Moline,…
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