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Own Voices Fiction

  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Highway Bodies

    My Thoughts: This book, was my top pick for the first book to read of the year, one because it was hella queer but also because it had been on my to-read list for…

    January 27, 2020
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    REVIEW: The Poet X

    My Thoughts: I have to say I’m pretty wary of slam poetry publications as sometimes the rhythm that is vital to it’s beauty just doesn’t translate. So a whole novel written in slam poetry…

    January 6, 2020
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    Seventy-Seven Saturday: The Poet X

    Tonight after my showerinstead of staring at the parts of myselfI want to puzzle-piece into something else,I watch my mouth memorize one of my poems. Page 77 Snippet – The Poet X What a…

    January 4, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Dark and Deepest Red

    My Thoughts: I cannot even begin to tell you exactly how much I love this book. Which really should not surprise you as Anna-Marie McLemore is the deity of Magical Realism. Their writing style…

    December 5, 2019
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    Seventy-Seven Saturday: Slay

    I don’t know what she wants me to say to this, so I let her keep talking. I think that’s partially why we’ve been friends for so long – she fills the spaces I…

    November 2, 2019
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Undead Girl Gang

    My Thoughts: I had heard mixed reviews of this book but decided to give it a go, because if you have known me for even a second; lesbian witches is something I’m in for…

    October 31, 2019
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: George

    My Thoughts: I was a little nervous about how this book would go, especially as it is middle-grade. But I had heard some very good things about it from people I trust (ahem Star).…

    October 14, 2019
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    REVIEW: Dreadnought

    My Thoughts: I came across this book in my recent search for good transgirl YA, the same search that turned up “If I Was Your Girl.” Luckily for me, this one turned out much…

    September 30, 2019
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Frankly in Love

    My Thoughts: First off, I absolutely adore the fact that the title is a pun on Frank Li’s name like that’s just perfect. Secondly, fake dating is my all-time favourite ever romance trope. So,…

    September 16, 2019
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: We Hunt The Flame

    My Thoughts: This book! You guys I was so excited about this book that when I saw it in my Owl Crate I squealed like actually and completely squealed. It was so loud that…

    September 5, 2019
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    REVIEW: Once & Future

    I’ve been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had to hide who I am. Until I found Excalibur. Now I’m done…

    July 11, 2019
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    Waiting for Wednesday

    Waiting for Wednesday: Reverie

    Reverie looks like everything I could ever want in a book! Contemporary fantasy! Daydream Magic! Drag Queen Sorceress! Oh My! This book looks like a rare gem of perfection, absurdity and romance! Inception meets…

    June 19, 2019
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    REVIEW: I Wish You All The Best

    When Ben De Backer comes out to their parents as nonbinary, they’re thrown out of their house and forced to move in with their estranged older sister, Hannah, and her husband, Thomas, whom Ben…

    June 10, 2019
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    REVIEW: The Lost Coast

    Danny didn’t know what she was looking for when she and her mother spread out a map of the United States and Danny put her finger down on Tempest, California. What she finds are…

    April 29, 2019
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: The Boy Who Steals Houses

    Can two broken boys find their perfect home? Sam is only fifteen but he and his autistic older brother, Avery, have been abandoned by every relative he’s ever known. Now Sam’s trying to build…

    April 25, 2019
  • Book Blitz/Tour

    Book Blitz: The Boy Who Steals Houses

    I’m really lucky to be able to take part today in the Aussie and Kiwi Young Adult Bloggers Book Blitz for Boy Who Steals Houses which was released Internationally on April 9th. I just Happened to…

    April 16, 2019
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: On The Come Up

    Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least make it out of her neighborhood one day. As the daughter of an underground rap legend who died…

    April 11, 2019