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[Review] The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

I have very mixed feelings when it comes to The Voting Booth. However, one thing that I think all reviewers can agree on is that it's very much relevant today. Voter suppression is real and apparent, especially in communities of color. The Voting Booth is messy at times but it sparks a lot of conversations… Continue reading [Review] The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

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Wicked Fox by Kat Cho|A Mesmerizing Story that Centers Around Korean Mythology

"Foolish man didn't know beauty was the best camouflage for a monster" TW/CW: Graphic Violence, Bullying, Depictions of Seizures, Death  Star Rating: ☆☆☆☆ --The Review-- The Wicked Fox is an immersive magical story that takes place in modern-day Seoul that pivots around Korean Mythology. I heard if you love K-Dramas, you'll love this story. As… Continue reading Wicked Fox by Kat Cho|A Mesmerizing Story that Centers Around Korean Mythology

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How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters

  TW: homophobic comments, stereotyping, sexual assault, fetishism "We have no control over what labels others give us, but we can define who we are by the ones we choose to give ourselves" Thank you NetGalley for providing me an Earc in exchange for an honest review THE REVIEW Ahhhhh! Julian Winters has done it… Continue reading How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters

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Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag!|Lots of Contemporaries and Some Graphic Novels

Best Book You’ve Read in 2018? The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan I've read a handful of 4.5/5 star reads but this one stood out to me the most.  I know this has pretty mixed reviews and a lot of people find the ending unrealistic but I still think about this… Continue reading Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag!|Lots of Contemporaries and Some Graphic Novels

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Bi Recs #4|The BrightSiders by Jen Wilde

The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde Goodreads Summary: A teen rockstar has to navigate family, love, coming out, and life in the spotlight after being labeled the latest celebrity trainwreck in Jen Wilde's quirky and utterly relatable novel.  As a rock star drummer in the hit band The Brightsiders, Emmy King’s life should be perfect. But… Continue reading Bi Recs #4|The BrightSiders by Jen Wilde

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Mini Reviews: Queer Graphic Novels!

The Avant-Guards, Vol. 1 Author(s):  Carly Usdin + Noah Hayes (Illustrator) Rating: ★★★★★ Release: September 3, 2019 (Thank you Netgalley +BOOM! Box for providing me a copy in exhange for an honest review!) Goodreads Summary: When Charlie transfers to the Georgia O’Keeffe College of Arts and Subtle Dramatics, she struggles to find her feet, but winds up… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Queer Graphic Novels!

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My Favorite 21 Queer Books of ALL TIME

So, it's my 21st birthday! Unfortunately, I am not doing much today other than working but I thought I would share my 21 favorite queer books of all time to celebrate. Now, I have more than 21 but these are the books that stand out to me the most. Sorry, no fantasy books but I… Continue reading My Favorite 21 Queer Books of ALL TIME

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Bi Recommendations #3|Running With Lions

***I'm going to change up this series a tiny bit and do one book at a time. Will be doing a lot more of these posts, especially this month! 🙂 I hope that I can convince more people to read these books, especially fellow bi people as we don’t get represented nearly enough! Not all… Continue reading Bi Recommendations #3|Running With Lions

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Book Review: All the World Between Us by Morgan Lee Miller| Just a Cute Queer Female Romance

All the World Between Us by Morgan Lee Miller Goodreads Summary: Seventeen-year-old Quinn Hughes needs to be in top shape if she wants to medal at the swimming World Championships in ten months. This means no easy distractions, no matter how pretty they are. She’s still piecing her confidence back together after not qualifying for… Continue reading Book Review: All the World Between Us by Morgan Lee Miller| Just a Cute Queer Female Romance

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PRIDE MONTH|Queer Books///#QueerLitReadathon, #ReadYourGays

It's June which means it's PRIDE month. If you have been following my blog for a while, you probably know that every June, I post and read strictly queer books. This year is no different! I can't wait to get back to both the reading+blogging groove. Although I will be reading all queer books this… Continue reading PRIDE MONTH|Queer Books///#QueerLitReadathon, #ReadYourGays