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

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!

Book Review: How to Find a Princess

How to Find a Princess by Alyssa Cole 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Content Warning: alcoholic parent, reference to trauma (refugees fleeing by sea, descriptions of violence and murder, mentions of enslaved ancestors), PTSD, obsession/addiction, bullying Makeda Hicks just lost her job and her girlfriend all at once—all because she's too helpful, too selfless. Those aren't bad traits, right? … Continue reading Book Review: How to Find a Princess

Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy

She Drives Me Crazy by Kelly Quindlen 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 After an epic loss on the basketball court to her ex-girlfriend and her new team, followed by an embarrassing fender bender with her enemy, Scottie needs a win. She needs something to get her groove back. Turns out her enemy (and head cheerleader) needs something too. Together, … Continue reading Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy

Book Review: Music From Another World

Music From Another World by Robin Talley 🌺🌺🌺/5 It's the summer of 1977 and a resurgence of conservatism is thrumming through the United States. Closeted lesbian Tammy has been caught up in the middle of it—her aunt and uncle are two of the ringleaders of the West Baptist Church advocating for a return to family … Continue reading Book Review: Music From Another World

Book Review: The Winter Duke

The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett 🌺🌺🌺.5/5 Ekata is this close to freedom from her murderous family—once her brother is named heir and betrothed to some sucker of a southerner, she'll be fast on her way to the university and her dream of higher knowledge. But on the night of her brother's betrothal, her entire family … Continue reading Book Review: The Winter Duke

Book Review: Something to Talk About

Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 When Hollywood A-Lister Jo takes her assistant, Emma, with her to a red-carpet event, neither have any idea of the scandal and rumors that soon surround them—and how there might actually be some truth to the rumors. As Emma's promotion is threatened and Jo's future teeters, both … Continue reading Book Review: Something to Talk About