‘Fake Dates and Mooncakes’ by Sher Lee – Audiobook Review

Everything about this book from the cover to the synopsis sounded like the cutest thing ever – and turns out, it was true! This is the sweetest most heartfelt book I’ve read in a while – bonus points for delicious sounding Asian food and a cute corgi named Clover!

Title: Fake Dates and Mooncakes
Author: Sher Lee
Genres: Romance, LBGTQ+, Contemporary

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‘Light from Uncommon Stars’ by Ryka Aoki – Audiobook Review

This is one of those books that I’ve had sitting on my shelf for ages and something finally made me decide it was time to read this – and I’m so glad I did! This story has a little of something for everyone.

Title: Light from Uncommon Stars
Authors: Ryka Aoki
Series: Standalone
Genres: Sci-fi, Fantasy, LGBTQ+

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‘Blood Debts’ by Terry J. Benton-Walker – Audiobook Review

A magical story set in New Orleans that follows twin heirs to a dethroned family, trying to solve a decades old murder and reclaim their families rightful place?! Oh yeah, this one sounded great and that cover drew me in!

Title: Blood Debts
Author: Terry J. Benton-Walker
Series: Blood Debts #1
Genres: Fantasy, Mystery, Magic, LGBT

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‘Ander & Santi Were Here’ by Jonny Garza Villa – Audiobook ARC Review

The gorgeous cover is what first drew me to this book, but when I found out it was about a non-binary person, their undocumented boyfriend, and Mexican culture, I was very interested. I was hooked from the beginning and couldn’t put this one down!

Title: Ander & Santi Were Here
Author: Jonny Garza Villa
Genres: Romance, LBGTQ+, Contemporary
Release Date: May 2, 2023

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‘Made of Stars’ by Jenna Voris – Audiobook Review

I’ve had Made of Stars on my radar for a LONG time now, since I met the author at YALLFest 2021! Bonnie and Clyde, but make it set in space. I’M SOLD!

Title: Made of Stars
Author: Jenna Voris
Series: Standalone
Genres: Sci-fi, Romance, Retelling

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‘Planning Perfect’ by Haley Neil – Audiobook Review

Planning Perfect sounded like the cutest contemporary YA with a sapphic love story and asexual spectrum MC, I was excited when my library bought the audiobook, I had to listen to this story immediately.

Title: Planning Perfect
Authors: Haley Neil
Series: Standalone
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQ+

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‘Sleepless Over You’ by Sydney Smyth – Audiobook Review

Every once in a while I really enjoy checking out audiobooks included in the Audible Plus catalog – aka free with your subscription! This one was a fluffy m/m romance with an instagram famous dog included! It gave me all the warm fuzzies.

Title: Sleepless Over You
Author: Sydney Smyth
Series: Standalone
Genres: Romance, Contemporary

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‘Self-Made Boys: A Great Gatsby Remix’ by Anna-Marie McLemore – Audiobook Review

A Great Gatsby retelling, but make it as queer and not white as possible? Heck yeah sign me up! Both Nick and Jay are transgender, and Nick is Latino. Here for it already!

Title: Self-Made Boys: A Great Gatsby Remix
Author: Anna-Marie McLemore 
Series: Standalone
Genres: Historical Fiction, LGBTQ+, Retelling
Release Date: September 6, 2022

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‘Harley Quinn: Reckoning’ by Rachael Allen – Audiobook Review

I’m always on the lookout for new Harley Quinn books and this young adult novel caught my attention! It’s part of the ‘DC Icons’ series but each book is about a different superhero, so you don’t need to have read any previous books in this ‘series’ to jump right into this one.

Title: Harley Quinn: Reckoning
Author: Rachael Allen
Series: DC Icons #6
Genres: Fantasy, Superheroes, Contemporary

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‘A Mirror Mended’ by Alix E. Harrow – Audiobook Review

The nice thing about finishing A Spindle Splintered was the second book, A Mirror Mended, was released last month so I could immediately jump back into this world without having to wait – and thats exactly what I did.

Title: A Mirror Mended
Author: Alix E. Harrow
Series: Fractured Fables #2
Genres: Romance, Contemporary

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