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Can We Please Get Some Context About Tropes & Originality In Diverse Stories?

Context is important. Context matters when it comes to diverse stories, especially if you’re reviewing or critiquing them. It really bothers me when people ignore the larger context of diverse stories, so… to my blog I go. To discuss this. I … Continue reading

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No More Dead Lesbians

“The girls are never supposed to end up together. I watched that movie with Ellen Page and Alia Shawkat, the roller-skating movie, the one where Ellen and Alia are best friends, each other’s only comforts in their podunk town. They … Continue reading

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An Interview With Sarah Prineas | My First Ever Author Interview!

Hey, everyone! Today is the last day of Thanksgiving break, so I’m back at school already and slowly readjusting to dorm life. (Everyone is SO LOUD.) We have two more weeks of classes, and then it’s finals week, and then … Continue reading

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Review: Ash & Bramble

A prince. A ball. A glass slipper left behind at the stroke of midnight. The tale is told and retold, twisted and tweaked, snipped and stretched, as it leads to happily ever after. But it is not the true Story. A dark fortress. A past … Continue reading

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I Have A Small Problem With David Levithan & J.K. Rowling | And Malinda Lo Is My Solution

So this post came out of nowhere. I have a vague list of possible post topics for this month, but this one’s not on it – because I got the idea for it only last night, after publishing a list titled 58 … Continue reading

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LGBTQ+ Stories Should Not Gloss Over Real LGBTQ+ Experiences

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia. Today, I’d like to talk to you about homophobia and… you guessed it, books. I’M SO PREDICTABLE THAT WAY. This post was inspired not only by this occasion, but also … Continue reading

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A Sky Full Of Stars – Top Ten Books I Read In 2014

I am SO EXCITED to publish this post, everyone. I’ve been looking forward to writing it for ages because it involves flailing over books – and not just any books, but the best of the best! The books that made … Continue reading

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