Manga Review: The Count of Monte Cristo

I received an ARC of this book from Netgalley The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, adaptation by Stacy King and Crystal S. Chan, art by Nokman Poon Published in April 2017 Paperback, 401 pages CW: death (including murder, suicide, illness, death of a child)       The Count of Monte Cristo played an …

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ARC Review: Portrait of My Body as a Crime I’m Still Committing

I received an ARC of this book from the author Portrait of My Body as a Crime I'm Still Committing by Topaz Winters Published May 27, 2019             FINALIST, 2018 Broken River Prize & 2018 Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize http://www.topazwinters.com/bookshop/portrait SYNOPSIS Portrait of My Body as a Crime I’m …

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Book Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turto February 2018 CW: fatphobia, sexual assault, violence, murder, substance abuse and addiction         Goodreads synopsis: The Rules of Blackheath: Evelyn Hardcastle will be murdered at 11:00 p.m. There are eight days, and eight witnesses for you to inhabit. We will only let you …

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Women’s Day Book Review: Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars

Today is International Women's Day so I wanted to take the opportunity to review a book about trans women's rights and how they are mistreated in society. As you celebrate on social media I would ask that you take a moment to make sure that the content you post is inclusive and that it doesn't …

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Review Ask the Passenger

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King October 2012 Hardcover, 304 pages Rep: lesbian, gay, depression, anxiety, black love interest CW: biphobia (unchallenged), fatphobia (unchallenged), homophobia (including slurs, being outed and violent threats), bullying, substance abuse, emotional abuse   Goodreads synopsis Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack …

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