Yes, let's talk about my off-again-on-again relationship with the contemporary genre. If you've been following my blog for more than about 0.25 seconds you've probably heard me scream about this. I haven't actually complained about this for a while, so this post is needed, tbf. I've gone on about this SOOOO many times here and… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P6): Contemporary Battles & Why The Genre Isn’t So Bad | Should We Pick Books Just For The Rep? ft. Is There Enough Rep In Fantasy?
If you didn't know, it's PRIDE month. And, If you didn't know, I am lgbtq+. PRIDE MONTH. YAY. I'm actually so happy right now. And, why not just blab about some of the books that I've read and adored that share a great message about LGBTQ+ness? I don't see a reason why not to either.… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P5): 18 Must-Read Recommendations For Pride Month + All The Reminiscing(!!) and Pretty Covers & My Pride Month TBR!
beware, as usual, this "discussion" gets pretty ranty and shouty. you're welcome. IT'S PRIDE MONTH!! YASSSSSS! BUT. STILL. I HAVE A POINT TO MAKE!! AND, WHAT BETTER TIME??? I know, I think it's been.. a literal AGE since the last part of this series came out, but HEY HO. It's fine. The estimated release date… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P4): Is LGBTQIA+ Rep In YA Books Varied Enough? Ft. Pride Month Screamings(!!)
I am dying of emotions, but 1) that's nothing new, 2) it's worth it. 13/10 recommend the experience. May recommended this read to me, and it did not disappoint! I think that I'll be rereading this until I die* because it was too good to let go of. (Hence why I read it, and then… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P3): An LGBT+ Review (AUTOBOYOGRAPHY) Internalised Homophobia, Self Acceptance, Love and Religion All In One.
If you somehow missed my recent screamings, I'm queer. And here's [finally] the second part of the queer-series thing I've stared (there may be more). Are you ready for your TBRs to be broken? Are you ready for me to yell about all the books that I have ZERO time to read*, yet DESPERATELY need… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P2): LGBT+ Themed Books of 2018 And Recent LBGT+ Reads (I.E. I Flail And Break All Our TBRs)
[Enters, graciously flailing] I've decided that I'm going to be doing a series of posts about LGBTQIA+ rep now that I have come out as queer on my blog because why the hell not, we need more talk about LGBTQIA+ rep and I WANT TO DO THAT BC I WANT TO HAVE A VOICE OK. And… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P1): 4 LGBT+ Things I Want To Be Represented In YA And General LGBT+ Rep Rant Ft. Internalised LGBT+phobia.