If you’re around the bookish internet a lot, especially if you watch booktube, you’ve probably seen this tag going around. I have never done a tag, and I wasn’t tagged by anyone, but I had the week off from my day job and wanted to reflect on my favorite reads of the year- and give them […]
Pride month special, y’all! This June has been a real highlight for me, writing- and reading-wise. I had 2 bookish pieces published (including an epic Pride reading list I’m kind of proud of), and I got to talk to Nicole Dennis-Benn about her new (very big-deal and very great) novel Patsy. And the good good […]
Hello, I am alive and still reading and reviewing books! Life keeps getting more hectic, it seems, but it’s not July yet so here I am with my May wrap up! May was API Heritage Month, so I made a point to read several Asian/Asian America authors in celebration of that and as an excuse […]
April ended two weeks ago (?!), but like all of us out here in this world, I’m somehow busier than I expect so I’m a little behind on, well, everything. But I did read a lot last month, so I’m here with a wrap-up for you! April is National Poetry Month, and I read a […]
“I often wondered why we couldn’t talk about the present, why the past held all the promise while the future sat before us like stagnant water.” (CW: suicide, light spoilers) Kristen Arnett is one of my favorite people to follow in the internet. Though Mostly Dead Things (Tin House, 2019) is her debut novel, she’s […]
March went by so fast, how did that happen?! I had a great month. I had some articles published; I went to AWP and saw Kristin Stewart *and* got a selfie with Melissa Febos (bless her gracious heart for dealing with my fangirling), both of which made my gay life; I heard T Kira Madden […]
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Black History Month 2019 by the books: classics, fiction, nonfiction, dystopia, romance, all the things!
If there is one takeaway I got from James Baldwin’s 1956 classic novel Giovanni’s Room, it’s that internalized homophobia kills.
The Collected Schizophrenias is a memoir and a sociological exploration, an inside story and an academic examination.