Gideon the Ninth was a thrilling, unique, fast-paced read. It read like a movie, packed with fully choreographed sword fights, necromancy, and gore. I laughed, I cried, and I reread all my favorite chapters over and over again after I finished the book. Also, Gideon the Ninth is so incredibly gay, without focusing on trauma, hardships, or formative gay experiences. It's refreshingly gay. Escapism gay. Queer romance, giant... (read more)Recommended by Jem J.