LGBT+ Safe Spaces Online: Podcasts

Hello everyone! This pride month, as all pride months, I was reminded by ceaseless comments on pride-related posts that the internet can be an unfriendly place for LGBT+ people. To be openly queer on the internet is still daunting to me some days, and every post I write or piece of information I divulge is … Continue reading LGBT+ Safe Spaces Online: Podcasts

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Happy Pride Month! My Top 10 LGBT+ books so far

Happy Pride Month everyone! While this blog is unapologetically Queer 24/7, 365 days a year until the end of time I just wanted to take a moment to appreciate some of the stories I have reviewed with fantastic LGBT+ representation. While this isn't an exhaustive list, it is one I've put together with the sole … Continue reading Happy Pride Month! My Top 10 LGBT+ books so far

Reviewing: Deadline by Stephanie Ahn

Content warnings: Contains scenes of BDSM, Blood, Grief, mentions of stalking, scenes of violence My Rating: 4 books out of 5 Highlights: Korean main characterLesbian main characterDiscussion of kink with specific mention of aftercareThe phrase ‘repto-mammalian sassery’Positive representation of sex workers Café Amara is right next to a Starbucks, which sounds like horrible business practice— … Continue reading Reviewing: Deadline by Stephanie Ahn

Reviewing: Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

Please enjoy this picture of the book including parts of my pyjamas and dressing gown I was unable to crop out. TW: Suicide, body horror, infection/exposure to unknown contaminants, mind control My Rating: 4 books out of 5 Highlights: All-female team of scientistsBeautiful imagery and descriptionGenuinely unsettlingUnreliable narrator “The effect of this cannot be understood … Continue reading Reviewing: Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

Reviewing: It Takes Two To Tumble by Cat Sebastian

TW: Homophobia, grief, discussions of sexual abuse Overall rating: 5 books out of 5 Highlights: Full on Hufflepuff/Slytherin style romanceHistorical m/m relationshipEnthusiastic consentA religious worldview that does not consider LGBT+ existence a sin DucklingsDiscussions of Dyslexia The vicar seemed to have his own personal ray of sunshine following him about, casting light in his path … Continue reading Reviewing: It Takes Two To Tumble by Cat Sebastian

Reviewing: A Girl Like Her by Talia Hibbert

TW: Ableism, racism, obsessive behaviour, mentions of sexual assault My rating: 5 Books out of 5 Highlights: Autistic representationEnthusiastic consent Main character of colour Sex positivity Body positivity Non-toxic masculinitySelf-entitled asshole is told in no uncertain terms to go fuck himself Ruth’s favourite place had always been her head. Inside her mind, the sort of … Continue reading Reviewing: A Girl Like Her by Talia Hibbert

Reviewing: That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole

TW: Mentions of racism, poverty, and grief My rating: 5 Books out of 5 She’d received the desk after Mrs. Hamilton realized that Mercy could be of assistance with her interviews with, oh, just about anyone who’d ever crossed paths with Alexander Hamilton. Those damned, never- ending interviews that the widow threw so much energy … Continue reading Reviewing: That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole