Twixt by Sarah Diemer
Reviewed by MonkeyCMonkeyDo on September 27, 2013
A girl awakens, cold and sick, beside an icy creek. She has no idea who or where she is and the sight of her hands frightens her. The sun is setting fast and the sky above is filled with black-winged monsters. Just as night falls, she's rescued by a Fetcher named Charlie who takes her to a safe-house in the walled city of Abeo.
September 23, 2013
Publication News: Inheritance, the sequel to Malinda Lo's Adaptation, is scheduled for release September 24th. Nicola Griffith's historical fantasy Hild is set for release on November 12th, though it may or may not have a queer protagonist. Ascension by Jacqueline Koyanagi, sci-fi with potentially queer protagonists, is out now in electronic format with a print edition due in December.
August 22, 2013
Small press publisher Sweetwater Books, a division of Cedar Fort Publishing & Media, has canceled the contract of authors David Powers King and Michael Jensen for their young adult book Woven after a dispute over Jensen's biography which included a reference to his male partner. The full story can be found here. Update: More than fifty Mormon authors have signed an open letter in support of King and Jensen.
April 1, 2013
Publication News: Ghost Spin by Chris Moriarty, the third and final book in her Spin Trilogy, is being released this month, as is Fairs' Point by Melissa Scott, a new full-length novel from Lethe Press. Also, Inheritance, the sequel to Malinda Lo's Adaptation, is scheduled for release in late September.