Stacking the Shelves is a weekly haul meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews & Reading Reality. It is about sharing enthusiasm for the new books added to our shelves – be it physical, ebooks, galleys or borrowed from the library.
Though this is a weekly haul meme, *I* will be doing this fortnightly
Some exciting queer adds to my shelf this week!
A retelling of the Six Swans myth. She has to finish a quest set by the Fair Folk to save her six older brothers from a spell set by her evil stepmother.
An after-the-end retelling of Robin Hood, concerning his children: “when the Locksley children are stolen away by persons unknown, Robin and Marian are going to need the help of everyone they’ve ever known, perhaps even the ghosts that are said to reside deep within Sherwood. And the Locksley children, despite appearances to the contrary, are not without tricks of their own…“
Four light queer YA romances in an anthology.
The school outcast suddenly becomes a cheerleader magnet.
“A YA feminist mash up inspired by The Lost Boys and The Craft” set in 1987. A girl who is finally coming to realize her family’s magic is caught up in seeking justice for kidnappings of girls.
“Former child queen Elida was driven from her throne at age ten and forced to wander the galaxy, evading the revolutionary forces that wanted her dead. When an old frenemy claims to know the whereabouts of Elida’s long-lost mother, she is forced to return to her former kingdom and stage a rescue.“
It’s a “a queer coming-of-age story about a fanboy with ADHD and the heroes he loves”
The Kingdom of the Gods by In-Wan Youn
“Years of war and famine and have plunged Joseon into chaos. Young Prince Yi Moon, after losing all his bodyguards to an assassination attempt, has no choice but to turn to the mountain bandit Jae-ha for help. But as the unlikely pair race to find safety in a world gone mad, it becomes horrifyingly clear that humans aren’t the only thing they must fear!“
Shelved to Goodreads
“when the Eastwood sisters–James Juniper, Agnes Amaranth, and Beatrice Belladonna–join the suffragists of New Salem, they begin to pursue the forgotten words and ways that might turn the women’s movement into the witch’s movement.” suffragettes and witches? sign me up!
12 new books shelved!
What new books have you added to your shelves? Any of these you excited for?