Wranglestone by Darren Charlton Spoiler-Free Review

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In a post-apocalyptic America, a community survives in a national park, surrounded by water that keeps the Dead at bay. But when winter comes, there’s nothing to stop them from crossing the ice.
Then homebody Peter puts the camp in danger by naively allowing a stranger to come ashore and he’s forced to leave the community of Wranglestone. Now he must help rancher Cooper, the boy he’s always watched from afar, herd the Dead from their shores before the lake freezes over.
But as love blossoms, a dark discovery reveals the sanctuary’s secret past. One that forces the pair to question everything they’ve ever known.

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Books Written by Trans & Non-Binary Authors Part I

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In light of recent events with a certain author who will not be named, it’s important that as a book blogger, I shout about some books written by trans and non-binary authors. As I have a long list, I’ve decided to split each post into nine books. Here is a mix of YA, fantasy, sci-fi and contemporary (all released) and I hope you find something you like. Make sure to head over to the author’s social medias and show them some love and support! Continue reading “Books Written by Trans & Non-Binary Authors Part I”

2020 LGBTQ+ RELEASES PART IV

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In a shocking turn of events, I am already able to compile a list of another 20 books released in 2020 with LGBTQ+ characters! I didn’t expect to be able to find another bunch in such a short amount of time but authors and publishers are pulling it out of the bag for the new year. A huge thank you to @hrngrystrs over on Twitter for letting me know of a few more books to add! This list has a nice mixture of middle-grade, graphic novels, anthologies, YA and adult so something for everyone! Continue reading “2020 LGBTQ+ RELEASES PART IV”

2020 LGBTQ+ RELEASES PART III

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And we are onto part 3 of this series which will be longer when the other books on my TBR finally get a cover so stay tuned! But for now, I have another 20 books featuring LGBTQ+ characters released in 2020. I am still on the lookout for more and if you know of any, drop a comment below! Last thing is my usual disclaimer saying that these books obviously haven’t been released yet so if I have added any incorrect information, then please let me know! Anyway, enjoy… Continue reading “2020 LGBTQ+ RELEASES PART III”

2020 LGBTQ+ RELEASES PART II

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So. The first part of this did really well and as well as being thankful for all the support, it also makes me so happy seeing all the excitement for books featuring diverse characters. Not only that but the fact that I can write a second part to this post (and perhaps a third) just goes to show how much more diverse books are becoming. There was a time where you would struggle to find books featuring characters with different identities and sexualities. Now look! Of course there’s still a way to go but I’m so happy we’re on the right track. For now, here are another twenty books being released in 2020 featuring LGBTQ+ characters in order of release!  Continue reading “2020 LGBTQ+ RELEASES PART II”

2020 LGBTQ+ Releases Part I

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If there’s one thing already making me excited for 2020, it’s all the incredible looking/sounding books featuring LGBTQ+ characters. I am apologising in advance to my bank account and TBR pile but I am willing to suffer. As all of these books (obviously) aren’t released yet and only a few lucky people have received early copies, I can’t say all of my information in terms of representation is 100% and of course I will edit as more information comes out. However, from the research I have done, these are 20 books released next year featuring LGBTQ+ characters. (In order of release!) Continue reading “2020 LGBTQ+ Releases Part I”

Book Recommendations // #AceAwarenessWeek

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This week from the 20th to the 26th of October, we are celebrating Ace Awareness Week which is a week dedicated for all those who identify as asexual, aromantic, demisexual, aroace and so on to come together, support each other, help each other and also spread awareness. Being demisexual myself, I knew I had to post this week and I have chosen some books with asexual and aspec characters in! I won’t be giving full descriptions of the books but rather that identities are represented in each!

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Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker & Wendy Xu // Mini Review

titFor me, graphic novels is a new genre I’m venturing into. I always feared that the story wouldn’t be able to come across as well with art as it does with novels but I have been proven wrong a lot lately. Although I didn’t love Mooncakes as much as everybody else, I’m still excited that books like this are being brought into the world as graphic novels about queer witches and werewolves definitely wasn’t common when I was younger.

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Pride Book Club // Penguin Platform 2019

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During the month of July and August, Penguin Platform is hosting a Pride Book Club which involves participants reading (and listening) to a series of books based around LGBTQ+ stories. I have decided to take part and although I planned on blogging after the readathon, I figured it would make sense to write an introduction post talking about the books so you guys can get involved too! Even if you can’t read all of the books, reading at least one and posting about it on social media with the hashtag #PrideBookClub will really help spread the word and bring these important stories to the forefront. So here’s the eight books that are being featured!  Continue reading “Pride Book Club // Penguin Platform 2019”

LGBTQ+ Book Recommendations // Pride 2019

Happy Pride 2019! To celebrate we have decided to compile a list of books featuring LGBTQ+ characters that we have read recently. We are both so happy more and more books are being published that are breaking the mould when it comes to diverse characters and sexualities. If you have any recommendations, make sure to share them with us in the comments!

 

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