Proper English by KJ Charles. 2019. This is the first f/f romance that I have read by KJ Charles. I think it may be the first she has written? It's a prequel to an already established series, the England series, which has been on my TBR for a while as the next book has a … Continue reading Review of Proper English
Recently, the wonderful Dahlia Adler did a thread on Twitter where she recommended five good books for each letter in the alphabet. She suggested I might do a similar set of recs, and that sounded like a lot of fun to me, so I have decided to do a weekly series of alphabet-based book recommendations. Here is … Continue reading Alpha Recs: E
Guest post by Stephani Maari Booker In the early-to mid-1990s, I lived in Memphis, Tennessee, where I was a regular patron of the (now-defunct) lesbian-owned women’s bookstore there. One of the many great works that I discovered and bought from that bookstore was Cultural Etiquette: A Guide for the Well-Intentioned. This booklet, originally published in … Continue reading Cultural Etiquette: “Lesbian classic” anti-oppression booklet returns to print
I'm so excited to share an excerpt from You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P! by Alex Gino, a middle grade book from one of my favorite kidlit authors, one that is especially needed right now, and comes out September 25! Here is a note from the author about the excerpt. Jilly Pirillo, the white, hearing … Continue reading Excerpt from You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P!
Her Every Wish by Courtney Milan. 2016. I loved this book, a lot. This is one of my top five books by this author, who is one of my favorite authors. (The others in my top five are: The Duchess War, The Pursuit Of..., Trade Me, and Talk Sweetly to Me. This one pushed out The … Continue reading Review of Her Every Wish
It's Not Like It's a Secret by Misa Sugiura. HarperTeen. 2017. 4 stars I really liked this book. I felt so much for Sana, who is scared and angry and hurting and confused and silenced and ashamed and strong and flawed and makes really bad mistakes, and feels so deeply and hides so much of … Continue reading Review of It’s Not Like It’s a Secret