A main character or strong secondary character who is Asian or partially Asian decent

Trafalgar and Boone and the Books of Breathing by Geonn Cannon

Trafalgar and Boone and the Books of Breathing by Geonn Cannon is the third book in the Trafalgar and Boone adventure series. Dorothy Boone and Trafalgar of Abyssinia are enemies turned allies that travel the world searching for lost artifacts and thwarting evil where they can.    They are also founders of the newly created Mnemosyne Society, which is a collaborative group of fellow adventurers that have come to agree

Second Nature by Jae

Second Nature by Jae had me wrapped up in its pages like a birthday present on Christmas morning (completely wrapped up). Jorie Price has moved to Michigan. An escape from her everyday life in hopes that the move will allow her to finally finish the novel she has been working on. Generally Jorie writes paranormal hetero romance but this novel is different in two ways. One, this novel is lesbian

Curved Horizon by Taylor Brook

Curved Horizon by Taylor Brooke is set in a world where science has discovered and predicted when each person will meet their soul mate, otherwise known as their Rose Road. It is a different sort of world where tiny digitalized countdown chips are placed beneath the thumbnail of every infant. You meet your soul mate when your clock reaches zero. There is a 1 in 1000 chance that your clock

Heart Stopper by RJ Samuel

Heart Stopper by RJ Samuel is a medical thriller set in Ireland and featuring a woman of colour. Dr Priya Joseph is a medical researcher and coder working in Galway for a Pacemaker Clinic. Priya’s life has been out of control the last few years, and it only gets worse when she wakes up after a night out in her bosses apartment, where he lies dead on the floor. Daniel

Up On The Roof by AL Brooks

Up On The Roof by AL Brooks is a story about moving out of your comfort zone, learning to embrace uncertainty and taking a chance on love despite your fears. Lena is an avid reader and book collector who prefers her predictable daily routine of cleaning, going to work and enjoying the peace and quiet in the sanctuary of her home. When Megan moves into the flat beneath hers, it

Vagabond Heart by Ann Roberts

Vagabond Heart by Ann Roberts is a book about embracing the spirit of adventure, appreciating the little joys in life as well as being open and honest to your loved ones about who you really are. Working as a contractor has its perks and Quinn O’Sullivan gets to move to a new apartment each time she completes a project. Moving around seems to be in Quinn’s blood because her aunt

French Kissing Season One by Harper Bliss

French Kissing Season One by Harper Bliss is a serial lesbian erotic story that is like a soap opera. It takes place in Paris with the PR agency Barbier & Cyr at the centre of all of the action. Juliette and Claire are former lovers turned best friends who built Barbier & Cyr together at a cost to their personal lives. Juliette’s decade-long relationship with her partner, Nadia, is on

Storm Season by Pene Henson

Storm Season by Pene Henson is a lovely romance that snuck up on me. I’m almost tempted to tell you to read nothing about it and just go dive into the book, but that wouldn’t make for a very good review. Lien Hong is so not into camping, and yet she’s let her friends talk her into it anyway. A party girl from Sydney who writes about music and fashion,

Flinging It by G Benson

Flinging It by G Benson is one of the best books I’ve read this year, and possibly the best lesbian romance I’ve read in 2016. It plays with typical lesfic conventions, or occasionally ignores them entirely, resulting in a fresh take on a popular genre. Frazer is the head midwife at a hospital in Perth, Australia, whose biggest headache is her stubborn boss, Alec. Thanks to his lack of interest,

the bureau of holiday affairs by Andi Marquette

The Bureau of Holiday Affairs by Andi Marquette is a fantastic romance for the holiday season. The third installment in Ylva’s Twice Told Tales series, it follows Robin Preston, a business executive secure in her role as a corporate shark following years of backstabbing her way up the ladder. After filling out the paperwork for two employees to be let go right before Christmas, Robin is visited by Agent Elizabeth