Book Review: The Book of Essie

Book Review: The Book of Essie

The Book of Essie by Meghan Maclean Weir Contemporary Fiction 319 pages Releases June 12, 2018 It’s so hard to decide where to start with this book. First: it’s amazing. Second: Content Warning. For a number of reasons. Rape. Incest. Gay Conversion Therapy. Suicide. Nothing extremely graphic; the most graphic concerns the conversion therapy, which … Continue reading

Friday 56 – Island of Exiles

Friday 56 – Island of Exiles

The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple – turn to page 56 in your current read (or 56% in your e-reader) and post a few non-spoilery sentences. Right now I’m reading Island of Exiles, which is really cool because bi/pansexuality is considered the norm, and there are three genders – male, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Book Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue Mackenzi Lee YA Historical Fiction 513 pages Published 2017 This was excellent! First, all the diversity here – between the bisexual main character, his best friend, who is biracial, has an “invisible” disability, and also likes men (or at least likes Monty!) and his seemingly asexual sister – … Continue reading

Library Loot Wednesday

Library Loot Wednesday

I picked up a couple of books for Pride Month this week – The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, which I’ve seen rave reviews about, and Ellen DeGeneres’ third book, Seriously….I’m Kidding. I haven’t actually read her other two! I had one other hold come in, the third in the Rebel of the Sands … Continue reading