Graphic Sapphic Werewolves: Artie and the Wolf Moon, and Squad

What's better than one graphic novel about a queer girl becoming a werewolf? Two graphic novels about sapphic werewolves! That's right: there are two kick ass graphic novels about queer girls of color who just happen to ~become~ quite hairy every so often. Ugh these were both too cute! Squad is young adult, and Artie … Continue reading Graphic Sapphic Werewolves: Artie and the Wolf Moon, and Squad

Skulls on skulls on skulls

Imagine me cruising through Goodreads and seeing an interesting image pop up over and over again. I love looking at cover trends, because they are just so fascinating. It's like that black snake that was everywhere a couple years ago—who decides these things? Is it planned across publishing houses, or something they do to try … Continue reading Skulls on skulls on skulls

Mini Reviews: Like Other Girls and Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms

Today I'm posting about two fun YA books: Like Other Girls by Britta Lundin and Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms by Crystal Frasier. Although both seem rather odd, being as one is a YA book about a closeted Oregon lesbian deciding to play football and the other is a graphic novel about two girls on … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Like Other Girls and Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms

Book Review: This Poison Heart

This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Briseis has a gift: she can grow entire plants from next to nothing. It's a gift she's had to tamp down and keep secret, because plants like her and she doesn't want another Incident to happen. She's down for chilling through a quiet summer in the city—working at … Continue reading Book Review: This Poison Heart

Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: doxxing, racism and racial microaggressions, homophobia, threats of deportation, war Lily Hu, 17 years old and Chinese-American, knows she's different. That difference solidifies when she finds a book in a bodega about a woman loving another woman...it answers so many questions, but it … Continue reading Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Three Mini Reviews: All About School Dances!

I don't know what it was about April, but I somehow read not one, not two, but three books centering high school dances with queer leads. Okay, I do know what it was about—two of the books were ARCs and the third was an audiobook that came off hold in the library. While I immensely … Continue reading Three Mini Reviews: All About School Dances!

Two Mini Reviews: Meet Cute Diary and Mare’s War

I'm scrambling to catch up on my reviews, so please anticipate several combined reviews on a theme. What's the theme here, you ask, besides books that start with M? Or that I gave them both four stars? Well, if you read my April Wrap-Up, you'll know that these two books are about summer vacation, albeit … Continue reading Two Mini Reviews: Meet Cute Diary and Mare’s War

Book Review: Tokyo Ever After

Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Izumi Tanaka has spent her whole life feeling like she doesn't quite fit in—not in her small, mostly whyte northern Californian town—and her mom has been quiet about her dad. So when Izumi discovers her father is actually the Crown Prince of Japan, things get, well, complicated. Suddenly … Continue reading Book Review: Tokyo Ever After