Rainbow Reading: January 15

Bite-sized reviews of the LGBTQ books I’ve read in the past week. All titles are linked to their Goodreads page.

Between January 8th and 14th, I read:

covers of MUSIC OF THE KNIGHT, THROWN TO THE WOLVES, THE AVANT-GUARDS VOL. 1, and COSMOKNIGHTS, VOL 1 arranged in a grid

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Best of Rainbow Reading 2019

My favorites of the 347 LGBTQ books I read this year! To squeeze in as many of them as possible, I’ve organized them into favorites by LGBTQ identity and favorites by genre, and I also broke down some categories by audience to get a couple more books in there… and yes, I still had to throw in some honorable mentions as well.

Finally, these lists are based on my own personal enjoyment of the book – not necessarily the book’s literary quality or critical merit. Without further ado (since this is several days late already!)… my favorite LGBTQ reads of 2019!

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ARC Review: Master of Restless Shadows

Cover of Master of Restless Shadows, Book OneI received a copy of Master of Restless Shadows from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

Master of Restless Shadows by Ginn Hale is an adult fantasy novel set in Hale’s Cadeleonian universe. It is very important to note that while this is book one of the Master of Restless Shadows duology, it is book five in the overall universe, following the Lord of the White Hell and Champion of the Scarlet Wolf duologies.

I had not properly understood that when I started this book. I have read the Lord of the White Hell books (albeit more than two years ago) but I haven’t read the Champion of the Scarlet Wolf books. While Master of Restless Shadows has different main characters, the plot, multiple secondary characters, and a lot of references are heavily tied to the previous books in the universe.

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