Last year around this time, I posted part 1 of If you liked this, try this: LGBTQ+ books. And fun fact, that is the most viewed post on my blog! So I have returned in celebration of Pride month to bring you ten more recommendations of LGBTQ+ books based on semi-popular (mostly) non-LGBTQ+ books. The … Continue reading If you liked this, try this | LGBTQ+ books, part 2!
If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio “You can justify anything if you do it poetically enough.” Published April 11, 2017 by Flatiron Books 368 pages Genre: mystery Date finished: May 31, 2020 Content warnings: drug and alcohol abuse, mentions of suicide, mentions of eating disorder, homophobia goodreads Summary: Oliver Marks has just served ten … Continue reading Review: If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio | shall I compare thee to a Shakespearean tragedy?
Happy Pride! Let's not forget that the modern gay rights movement was started by Black trans women rioting against the police. 😌 Before we start out, I want to share some resources that I know have already been shared a hundred times, but it doesn't hurt to add one more time: Resources for how you … Continue reading 40+ queer books by Black authors to support this Pride month (and always)
Well, it's the end of another month. Right now, it doesn't feel right to pretend that May was just another great month, because it wasn't. Honestly, it's hard to feel anything but pessimistic given the state of everything in the world right now. Every single day is like "Oh, you thought that was bad? Here's … Continue reading May Wrap-Up | 2020 will not give us a break, huh?
Before we get to the end of this month, here are some mini reviews of four books that I've read recently! Three of these I read as ARCs, though two of those three have now been released as of May 26th. Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner Content warnings: sexual harassment goodreads When former child … Continue reading Recently Read Books | Hollywood, romances, and ghosts
What time is it?? Well yes, almost, but more importantly... it's time to talk about upcoming book releases! Today I'm listing all of the book releases that I'm excited for in the coming months. We have some exciting releases to look forward to in June through September! Of course, lots of release dates are changing … Continue reading Anticipated book releases June-September 2020
Well, you heard it here first, folks: my transformation into a full-time Percy Jackson stan is well on its way to completion. When I saw that this tag was being created, I knew immediately that I had to do it. Ever since hearing the news of the upcoming Percy Jackson adaptation on Disney+, my love … Continue reading The Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus Character Book Tag
If somehow the characters from Jane Austen novels existed in the world today and walked up to me, the first thing I would do is die on the spot, probably. But the second thing I would do is recommend books to them, because, naturally. The question is: if I met these characters today and had … Continue reading Book recommendations for Jane Austen heroines
Do you ever read the description of a book, and even though it's from your usual genre or maybe even from an author you usually like, it does not sound interesting at all? I think we all have things that immediately make us want to pick up a book (for me, it's dragons, female friendships, … Continue reading My bookish “nope list” (aka, things that don’t interest me in books)
I'm sure we've all heard the news by now... Pssst. Hey, demigods . . . pic.twitter.com/7ep4aeyS3I — Rick Riordan (@rickriordan) May 14, 2020 That's right, we're finally getting a proper adaptation of Percy Jackson and I could not be more excited!!! As every Percy Jackson fan knows, there has already been one attempt at adapting … Continue reading A Percy Jackson adaptation is coming to Disney+ and I have so many thoughts!