Genre: YA contemporary | Diversity: queer | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb: Ramona was only five years old when Hurricane Katrina changed her life forever. Since then, it’s been Ramona and her family against the world. Standing over six feet tall with unmistakable blue hair, Ramona is sure of three things: she likes girls, she’s fiercely devoted to her family,… Continue reading Review | Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy
A Safe Girl To Love by Casey Plett Genre: Short Stories | Diversity: trans #OwnVoices | My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A Safe Girl To Love is a raw collection of stories about trans women by a trans woman author. The stories follow different characters as they struggle with being 20-something, either in small towns or in cities, and… Continue reading Review | A Safe Girl To Love
As Pride Month unfortunately draws to a close, I wanted to talk about LGBTQ+ classics. I love that we have more queer books releasing in YA of late, exploring the lesser-known and often erased identities like asexuality and non-binary/genderqueer. That being said, I think it’s important, as a queer OR allocishet reader, to take a… Continue reading #PrideMonth | My Top 10 LGBTQ+ Classics
Hello all! Welcome to my first Double Review post! I’m changing the way I do reviews a little bit. Previously, I’ve been posting a majority of my reviews only on Goodreads. As of now, I’m upping my review posts to twice a week. Today, I’m bringing you two very special mini-reviews. M. Hollis’ New Adult… Continue reading Double Mini-Reviews | The Melody of You and Me + The Paths We Choose
Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book that hasn’t been released yet. Welcome to my first queer Diversity… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: LGBT adult fiction
Happy June everyone! The June/July Challenge for Diverse Reads 2017 is Gender/Sexuality and I could not be more excited! I’ve been developing this list for a while. Some of these are books I own, and some are ones I’m looking to get my hands on in the next few weeks. I’m going to pare them… Continue reading my big queer summer TBR!