Category Archives: Fave Five

Fave Five: Sapphic Witches

Sweet & Bitter Magic by Adrienne Tooley

Edie in Between by Laura Sibson

Witches of Ash and Ruin by E. Latimer

These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova

Bonus: These are all YA, but if you’re looking for Adult, check out Payback’s a Witch by Lana Harper and, for a bi witch in an m/f romance, Boss Witch by Ann Aguirre

Fave Five: New Queer Horror

These titles were all published in 2020-21.

The Blade Between by Sam J. Miller

Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling

The Worm and His Kings by Hailey Piper

Red X by David Demchuk

Elegy for the Undead by Matthew Vesely

Bonus: Releasing on the 28th, Tell Me I’m Worthless by Alison Rumfitt

 

Fave Five: Spooky Season Comics

Specter Inspectors by Bowen McCurdy and Kaitlyn Musto

The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado and DaNi

Memetic by James Tynion IV and Eryk Donovan

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow by Mariko Tamaki and Natacha Bustos

Abbott: 1973 by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivela

Fave Five: Queer Indigenous YA

Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones

Elatsoe and A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger

Love After the End ed. by Joshua Whitehead (anthology)

The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough (publishing in the US as Ready When You Are on February 1, 2022)

Songs that Sound Like Blood by Jared Thomas

Bonus: Coming in 2024, Godly Heathens by H.E. Edgmon

Fave Five: Queer Gothic Fiction

The House of Sundering Flames by Aliette de Bodard

The Magpie Lord by KJ Charles

Plain Bad Heroines by emily m. danforth, ill. by Sara Lautman

Summer Sons by Lee Mandelo

A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson

Bonus: Coming in 2022, Tripping Arcadia by Kit Mayquist and The Wicked and the Willing by Lianyu Tan

Fave Five: Spooky MG/YA Graphic Novels

Beetle and the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne

Artie and the Wolf Moon by Olivia Stephens

Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu

Squad by Maggie Tokuda-Hall and Lisa Sterle

DeadEndia: The Watcher’s List by Hamish Steele

Bonus: Coming in 2022, Blackwater by Jeannette Arroyo and Ren Graham 

Fave Five: Queer YA for Dark Academia Lovers

A Lesson in Vengeance by Victoria Lee

The Taking of Jake Livingston by Ryan Douglass

People Like Us by Dana Mele

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

As I Descended by Robin Talley

Bonus: Coming in 2022, My Dearest Darkest by Kayla Cottingham