Book Reviews, Contemporary, Historical Fiction, LGBTQIA+, Memoir, Young Adult

Mini Book Reviews: September 2020 – Part 2


*Books included in this batch of mini book reviews: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson, The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult, & When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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Features, Memes, Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: LGBTQ+ Reads


Hello and welcome to my Top 5 Wednesday post!

T5W is a weekly meme is hosted by Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes.  You can visit the Goodreads T5W group for more info.


This week’s theme is…

April 19th: Favorite LGBTQ+ Reads
–Talk about your favorite books that feature LGBTQ+ characters or are by LGBTQ+ authors.

I decided for this topic, I would be featuring books with LGBTQ+ main characters, as opposed to secondary & supporting characters.  I will admit that books that feature LGBTQ+ main characters has been a big gap in my reading.  I have made a conscious effort to change this over the past year.

Here are a few books with LGBTQ+ main characters that I would recommend…

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Book Reviews, Contemporary, LGBTQIA+, Young Adult

Diverse Young Adult Books in Review: Aristotle and Dante & Symptoms of Being Human


Hello bookworms!

While on my quest to diversify my reading, I realized that I needed to read more books within the realm of LGBTQIA+ fiction.  So today, I am brining you mini reviews for two young adult books that I’ve recently read, and I think you should as well.

Books included in this post: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Bengamin Alire Sáenz & Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

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Book Reviews, Kids' Corner, LGBTQIA+, Middle Grade

Kids’ Corner: Why You Should Read George by Alex Gino with Your Kids


For my review for George by Alex Gino, I decided I was going to do something a little different.  I am going to share with you all why I think you should read this book with your kids… I would like to point out that I said to read this book WITH your kids and not simply letting your kids read it themselves….

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