Ash by Malinda Lo is a young adult fantasy novel that is a re-telling of the Cinderella fairy tale. It follows a young girl named Ash. When her father passes away, she’s left in the care of her new stepmother, who is very cruel to her. Consumed with in a shroud of grief and loneliness,…… Continue reading Ash by Malinda Lo – A Book Review
Man, I am still exhausted from Dewey’s 24-hour Readathon! It was really fun to devote so much of my time to reading, and I even did a bit o’ VLOGing while I participated, but my brain definitely needs a small break. So, for the rest of Sunday (after sharing this post) I plan on watching…… Continue reading Whopping Book Ban FAILURE – April’s Book Haul
Good morning, biblio-dragons! Welcome back to another week of sharing fantastic diverse literature! The meme was created by the wonderful Aimal Farooq over at Bookshelves & Paperbacks in an effort to feature more diverse authors and books within the bookworm community! If you are interested in checking out this fun diversity party, just click the…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #5: Queer Edition!
Once again I’ve fallen victim to fabulously irresistible book deals that have lured me into their traps! As such, I have a diverse book haul that consists of approximately 35 books!! On one hand, I’m extremely proud of myself for being able to discover so many awesome diverse titles. On the other hand, I’m kicking…… Continue reading February’s Massive Diverse Book Haul
Hey bibliophiles! January turned out to be a rather pleasant month for me in terms of finding wonderful diverse books! Much of the haul consists of Asian, #OwnVoices titles, which is spectacular. Some of you may recall that one of my goals for 2017 is to read more #OwnVoices novels, so being able to find…… Continue reading January’s Diverse Book Mail
Last week I created a list of books that I felt were some of my worst reading experiences for the year. This week I have returned with something that has a much better resonation to it: the best reads I’ve encountered in the past three-hundred-sixty-some odd days. While I glance over the scribbles on this…… Continue reading My Top 11 Five-Star Reads of 2016! 🎄
Now, I’m going to take a moment and talk about something personal here. You are welcome to completely ignore this if you’d like. I mentioned in my previous review of The Abyss That Surrounds Us during my fangirl theatrics that this was the very first queer book that I have read. I honestly feel ashamed to…… Continue reading How Queer Literature Evolved My Reading ♥