Autoboyography by Christina Lauren || Book Review

“But this is your life, and it will stretch out before you, and you are the only person who can make it whatever you want it to be.” An extraordinary and utterly emotionally novel, Christina Lauren’s Autoboyography is a completely new reading experience in the realm of LGBTQ+ young adult literature. A coming of age self discovery story, […]

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Book Review: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

“Everyone has heard stories of women like us—cautionary tales, morality plays, warnings of what will befall you if you are a girl too wild for the world, a girl who asks too many questions or wants too much. If you set off into the world alone. Everyone has heard stories of women like us, and […]

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Book Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

“Nick and I look at each other. ‘I’m not holding your hand,’ I tell him, smiling a little. ‘All right’–he nods–‘but know that I would.’” An absolutely hilarious and adorable read, Becky Albertalli’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda is an insightful story that will bring readers to tears, both from laughter and woe. After […]

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

“We are not broken things, neither of us. We are cracked pottery mended with laquer and flakes of gold, whole as we are, complete unto each other. Complete and worthy and so very loved.” Remarkably witty and wildly adventurous, Mackenzie Lee’s The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue is a beautiful edition to the realm […]

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Book Review: A Tale of Two Daddies by Vanita Oelschlager

“Who is your dad when you’re sad and need some love?” “Both, of course.” Demonstrating the importance of acceptance and understanding, Oelschlager’s A Tale of Two Daddies inspires us to look beyond ourselves and societal norms in order to see how beautiful family is even if it’s different from our own. Through the curiosity of […]

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Book Review: And Tango Makes Three by Richardson & Parnell

“They didn’t spend much time with the girl penguins, and the girl penguins didn’t spend much time with them. Instead, Roy and Silo wound their necks around each other. Their keeper Mr. Gramzay noticed the two penguins and thought to himself, ‘They must be in love.’” Beautifully written and eloquently illustrated, Richardson and Parnell’s And […]

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