books, Short Stories

Review: Leah On The Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Leah On The Offbeat by Becky Albertalli Date read: 10th May 2018 - 10th May 2018 Page count: 343 Genre: Young Adult contemporary Format: Paperback (Library) Rating: 5/5 I didn't expect to be reading this so soon - it's a new release, and I'm trying to not buy any physical books (mostly due to lack of space/money...). Thankfully, though, I… Continue reading Review: Leah On The Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

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Review: Release by Patrick Ness

Release by Patrick Ness Date read: 30th March 2018 - 30th March 2018 Page count: 287 Genre: Young Adult contemporary Format: Hardback (Library) Rating: 5/5 This is a book I read in about two hours - so it has the Ellie Approved Compulsive Read label. I do read fast, but I think it really is the kind of book that's… Continue reading Review: Release by Patrick Ness

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The LGBTQuibble: The Upside of Unrequited

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli The Upside of Unrequited is the second novel by Becky Albertalli, her first being Simon VS The Homo Sapiens Agenda (that links to my review that I did for that), which is a largely LGBT+ centered story. This is less completely LGBT+ centric, but it's a massive part of the story,… Continue reading The LGBTQuibble: The Upside of Unrequited

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The LGBTQuibble: Unboxed

This review will contain spoilers (as usual). This is so much more than just a book about a LGBT+ character, before I even begin to try and review this novel. It's way more than that - it's multi faceted and well written and simply amazing. It's got so many layers to it, but I chose… Continue reading The LGBTQuibble: Unboxed

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The A.

When you look at the acronym LGBTQIA, you know what all of those initials mean, right? Well, maybe you think you do. And maybe you're right. But I just want to go through it with you, just in case you have any misunderstanding. L stands for Lesbian. That's quite well known, maybe for the wrong reasons, but it's… Continue reading The A.

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The LGBTQuibble – Carry On

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell This review will contain spoilers! Also - gay, but I think if you're on my blog you're okay with all this gay. So, The LGBTQuibble returns to fight another day... First of all- this book is beautiful. It's truly one of the most lovely things I've ever seen. I loved… Continue reading The LGBTQuibble – Carry On

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National Coming Out Day

Today (11th October) is National Coming Out Day, so I thought I'd better make something to commemorate it, especially as I have a LOT to say on the subject. First of all, it's just a day. You shouldn't EVER feel pressured to come out from anyone or anything, especially not a day. It's really not important for… Continue reading National Coming Out Day

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The LGBTQuibble – Lies We Tell Ourselves

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley This review will contain spoilers, as usual. I've tried my best to make this as accurate as possible, but if I've said something wrong in any way, please let me know.  I got this out of the library for the second time to re-read and review, because it's… Continue reading The LGBTQuibble – Lies We Tell Ourselves

LGBT, LGBTQuibble, Reviews

The LGBTQuibble – Simon VS The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon VS The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli  This review will DEFINITELY contain spoilers. I read this book back in March, at the beginning of my LGBT+ fiction exploration venture. I found it on Amazon, and immediately fell in love with the synopsis. Let me introduce you to the main character - Simon (who'd… Continue reading The LGBTQuibble – Simon VS The Homo Sapiens Agenda

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The LGBTQuibble – If I Was Your Girl

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo This review will contain spoilers.  Also, there are mentions of suicide in this review.  If I Was Your Girl follows Amanda, a girl who moves to live with her father in the south of the USA. At first it appears as if this story is just another typical… Continue reading The LGBTQuibble – If I Was Your Girl