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Book Review: When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

Book Review: When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

Tacye Hong June 4, 2015 0

When Everything Feels Like the Movies, the book that won the Governor General’s Literary Award and was one of the CBC Canada Reads, is nothing like what one would expect in a book that

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Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (Read-along!)

Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (Read-along!)

Tacye Hong March 24, 2015 0

There are many beautifully-written novels out there; yet it has been a long while since I have stumbled upon one so artistically-crafted. I’ll Give You the Sun surpasses all my expectations regarding a Young

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Book Review: Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman

Book Review: Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman

Tacye Hong January 29, 2015 0

Since the world is slightly more liberal in talking about the rights of people who are not considered as “average” human beings such as LGBTQs, there are certainly more Young Adult books that either

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Book Review: My True Love Gave to Me (Twelve Holiday Stories) by Stephanie Perkins

Book Review: My True Love Gave to Me (Twelve Holiday Stories) by Stephanie Perkins

Tacye Hong November 28, 2014 0

The best thing about a collection of short stories is that authors usually put their fantastic ideas concisely into mere 20 – 30 pages. Plots won’t feel stretched out or forced and readers definitely

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Book Review: Teaching the Cat to Sit by Michelle Theall

Book Review: Teaching the Cat to Sit by Michelle Theall

Suzanne LaPierre October 1, 2014 0

When Michelle Theall was a child, she overheard her parents expressing concern about her lack of friends: “I saw her teaching the cat to sit,” her father worried to her mother.  Teaching the Cat to

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Book Review: Freak Show by James St. James

Book Review: Freak Show by James St. James

Amanda O'Hara August 9, 2014 0

Allow me to introduce you to Billy Bloom, the fabulous and loveable narrator of Freak Show by James St. James. Billy, seventeen-years-old and originally from Michigan, is a fiery-haired, label-loathing, self-proclaimed “superfreak”. Gay and

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Book Review: Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden

Book Review: Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden

Verity Kendall April 18, 2014 0

Annie On My Mind was one of the first LGBT books I came across that is aimed at teenage readers. It was bought simply because it was the most popular book in the category

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Book Review: Tipping The Velvet by Sarah Waters

Book Review: Tipping The Velvet by Sarah Waters

Verity Kendall November 4, 2013 0

Tipping The Velvet is Sarah Waters’ first novel, and as with most of her novels, features a lesbian protagonist. For anybody who plans to read this, it is worth noting that this is the

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Book Review: Affinity by Sarah Waters

Book Review: Affinity by Sarah Waters

Verity Kendall October 15, 2013 0

Affinity is Sarah Waters’ second novel and, like most of her novels, features a lesbian protagonist. In this novel, we are given two different narrators who portray the events two years apart through diary

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