There is just… something about a woman with a sword.
Her grip tight, unfaltering, on the hilt of her silvered sword, hanging from a broad and battered belt, hands quick as lightening snatching the sword from its sheath, facing her enemies, girded and braced, sword up against the coming blows, or aimed at tearing flesh, the enemy undone before her, kneeling and begging for mercy, the point of the sword placed gently under their chin, blood drying thick on her wrist-
Alright. Okay. I got distracted there for a second. Point is: I love women with swords. So without further ado, here are 10 book recommendations with women and… swords.
Continue reading “Women with Swords in Books”
I think these days more than ever, with a pandemic ravaging every corner of the world, I understand more keenly how absolutely necessary it is to find the escape hatch in reality, to seek out a pleasant corner and while away the hours inside a story. Inside a comfort read.
So what does a comfort slash feel good read mean for me? Continue reading “A List of Feel Good Books to Help You Survive the Cataclysmic Experience of Being Alive Right Now”
Sometimes, when I say I long for more stories with queer characters, I mean stories where they’re embroiled in intergalactic wars, or committing high-risk heists, or traveling through time and worlds, or navigating a post-apocalyptic landscape. Stories where the characters are permitted to simply exist as queer, where they’re defined by more than just the ire and oppression they face. No compunctions, no hang-ups.
Of course that doesn’t mean Continue reading “20 Book Recommendations with Casual LGBTQ+ Representation”
I’m absolutely ecstatic to announce that I have submitted my final assignment yesterday, and I have since made the conscious decision to never think about this semester ever again. It is dead to me.
On a less grim note, however, I now have all the time in the world to read!
R-right? Continue reading “7 Books I (Desperately) Want to Read in May”