Reviewed by Victoria Lilly

Victoria Lilly TLR reviewerI work as a part-time assistant for students with disabilities, part-time copywriter. I live with my family and two spoiled parrots. Books and writing have always been a passion of mine, which has only grown stronger over time. After years of neglecting fiction in favour of academic texts, pursuing degrees in Anthropology and Gender Studies, I’ve returned to my true love. Catalyst for that was reading Fingersmith by Sarah Waters. The book simply wrung my heart dry, put it back together, and then I knew it was a heart of a writer.

When I’m not devouring books, I’m working on my novel, sketching short stories, writing essays or book reviews. I run my own blog with lengthier reviews of sapphic historical fiction, which happens to be my favourite genre. I’m also partial to sci-fi, mystery, or a good horror, but I’m quite happy to give a go to all sorts of things.

When I’m not immersed in the world of the written word, I spend my time outdoors with friends. I like a cozy coffee-shop, a stroll down a park, or a hike up a mountain. Just don’t let me loose inside any bookstores, or my bank-account will weep.

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The Gaunt by Genta Sebastian: Book Review

From our review: “The Gaunt is primarily an erotic romance, with generous space given to the explicit sex scenes. As such, it uses the backstories of its characters as the scaffold to build the said space”

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The Secret Duchess by Jane Walsh: Book Review

From our review: “Friendship between Maeve and her fellow Inverley lesbians—heroines of the previous two installments in the series—is another highlight”

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Moon Over Cape Cod by Renn Loraine: Book Review

From our review: “Moon Over Cape Cod is a quick read thanks to a smooth style and a page-turning plot. Renn Loraine did a good job of intertwining the mystery elements with the romantic ones”

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Threadbare by Elle E. Ire: Book Review

From our review: “The underlying skeleton of the story, is a sci-fi action-thriller, but the meat and heart of Threadbare lie in the characters of Vick and Kelly, and the dynamic relationship between them.”

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A Restless Truth by Freya Marske: Book Review

From our review: “This was one of the most entertaining novels I’ve ever read. Fans of historical fiction, magic realism, or steamy romance will all be very pleased with A Restless Truth”

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