Best Reads July 2019

This post gives a list of my favorite books I read in July 2019. This list definitely shows my bias towards contemporary romance, but also includes non-fiction, space opera, and historical romance. I am putting rereads and audiobooks in separate categories. I link to reviews where I have written them; and also where I have … Continue reading Best Reads July 2019

#PrideLibrary19 Day 9: Book Rainbow

For my book rainbow I wanted to travel back in time to the original 8 stripe flag and add back the pink stripe (for sex) and include the turquoise stripe (for art/magic) as well as the indigo one. In addition, I wanted to include a brown stripe and a black stripe, like the new Philadelphia … Continue reading #PrideLibrary19 Day 9: Book Rainbow

Recs for Autistic Representation in Books and Stories

So April is Autism Pride Month, and I thought I would recommend some books and stories that have autistic characters or discuss autism. I am trying something new with this list: I am including books that I personally recommend, but I am also including books on my TBR that have been reviewed positively or recommended … Continue reading Recs for Autistic Representation in Books and Stories

One Trans Response to “Grandmother-nai-Leylit’s Cloth of Winds”

Note: This was originally posted at xanwest.wordpress.com in March 2016. About content: this post speaks openly (and in some detail) about trans oppression in queer communities (with a focus on the ways trans men are targeted), gender border wars, purging, and gender-based coercion and abuse in relationships. Most of that discussion is in the first … Continue reading One Trans Response to “Grandmother-nai-Leylit’s Cloth of Winds”