In this Genre Friday we are journeying to fantastical worlds with a debut filled with magic and conspiracies and a terrifying thriller where perfection is not as it seems.
A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya Marske
“Marske debuts with a breathtaking queer romantic fantasy set in Edwardian England…Fans of C.L. Polk’s WITCHMARK, period queer novels, and creative fantasy will all clamor for more.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Marske’s debut is a delightful blend of Edwardian fantasy and romance, with enough twists and questions to have readers clamoring for the next in the planned series.”–Library Journal, starred review
“Marske’s debut successfully combines the steamy romance of Casey McQuiston’s RED, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE (2019) with enchanting magic and mystery à la Harry Potter. This trilogy opener is sure to capture the hearts of romance and fantasy readers alike.”–Booklist, starred review
COMFORT ME WITH APPLES by Catherynne M. Valente
An Indie Next pick!
“This gem of a novella from Valente (THE PAST IS RED) packs a lot of intrigue into a brief page count.”–Publishers Weekly
A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya Marske; 9781250788870; available now.
COMFORT ME WITH APPLES by Catherynne M. Valente; 9781250816214; available now.