Review of The Bride Test

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang. Berkeley. 2019. Read by Emily Woo Zeller. Content Warning for review: Review discusses ableism and internalized ableism within the structure and content of the story, at length. Review discusses sexual and romantic coercion and manipulation at length, and references the general pressure towards compliance that many autistic folks are … Continue reading Review of The Bride Test

Review of It’s a Whole Spiel

It’s a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories (anthology) edited by Katherine Locke and Laura Silverman. Forward by Mayim Bailik. Knopf Books for Young Readers. 2019. I really enjoyed this collection of YA short stories centering Jewish characters written by Jewish authors! It's a very strong collection, with only a few stories that … Continue reading Review of It’s a Whole Spiel

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

2019 Autistic Pride Readathon TBR

Becca from BeccasBookRealm is hosting an Autistic Pride Month readathon this April (#AutisticPrideReadathon) and this is my TBR! I like to have options for reading challenges, so I'm including four for each category. I am marking the books/stories with #ActuallyAutistic authors with two asterisks**. These books lean to romance, YA and SFF as my reading does (esp romance). I … Continue reading 2019 Autistic Pride Readathon TBR