Genre: LGBT

2 LGBTQIA Asian-American Reads: Fireheart Tiger & The Magic Fish

2 LGBTQIA Asian-American Reads: Fireheart Tiger & The Magic Fish

The Magic Fish is a beautiful graphic novel about fairy tales, second generation immigrants, coming out and struggling to connect with your parents due to language. The Vietnamese characters are fantastic and you can see the differences between Tiến and his mum, from their upbringing, struggles and the way they approach their family. While they […]

April 1, 2021 | 2 Comments
3 YA Books by Black Authors I’ve Recently Read

3 YA Books by Black Authors I’ve Recently Read

Reading BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) books all year round is important for boosting these voices, gaining a different perspective and also supporting these authors. In a publishing industry that is predominantly white, buying, reading & reviewing these books signals to the publishing industry that there is demand for it as well. After all, […]

September 17, 2020 | 4 Comments
Camp Review: Summer Fun With Lots of Lies

Camp Review: Summer Fun With Lots of Lies

Camp is a fun and summery book set at Camp Outland, a camp for queer teens, and does a great job of basically destroying toxic masculinity. Camp Outland is a place where queer teens are free to be themselves, away from the outside world where they might be hiding who they really are. The novel is […]

July 23, 2020 | 1 Comment
By Jenna
Posted in 3 stars, Books, Reviews
Only Mostly Devastated Review: The Most Adorable and Heartwarming Contemporary

Only Mostly Devastated Review: The Most Adorable and Heartwarming Contemporary

Only Mostly Devastated was such a cute and heartfelt contemporary novel about grief, family, friendship and identity. It was lighthearted and adorable, but also explored some complex and serious themes, including loss and sexual identity. I enjoyed the themes, the characters and the writing immensely and I’m keen to pick up Sophie Gonzales’s debut novel to […]

May 14, 2020 | 5 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews