PRIDE MONTH: BOOKS BY QUEER AUTHORS

Homosexuality has been considered a crime and was punishable by imprisonment or prosecution. However, certain countries have legalised homosexuality, it still remains a crime in certain countries. Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June to honour the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. The Stonewall riots were a turning point for the Gay Liberation … Continue reading PRIDE MONTH: BOOKS BY QUEER AUTHORS

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MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF MAY 2018

Hello, everyone! I've been a lot busy lately and while I'm working on a few reviews, I decided to do a 'MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS' post like I did last month in the meanwhile. I also watched 'AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR' and it was amazing. I loved it. Anyway, here is a list of my most anticipated … Continue reading MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF MAY 2018

MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF APRIL 2018

I decided to do a monthly Most Anticipated books, though I'm three months late. It's hard to keep track of your ever-growing list of books to read and with new additions every month, it's even harder. I hope that this method will prove to be convenient for me. This way, I will also keep you … Continue reading MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF APRIL 2018

BOOKS WITH LGBTQIAP+ CHARACTERS

It is never the wrong time for some good LGBTQIAP+ reads and I'm always looking forward to expanding my shelves for such books. Here is a list of LGBTQIAP+ books that I have read and would recommend you to read along with some I'm keen to read. I've tried my best to step away from … Continue reading BOOKS WITH LGBTQIAP+ CHARACTERS

IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by MEREDITH RUSSO

Rating: 5 stars. Take it all! Representation: Transsexual protagonist, lesbian and bisexual side characters TW: Transphobia, rape, suicide and homophobia "For the boys and girls and those in between who feel alone and afraid, who feel like there's no way out, who feel like things can never be better than they are now. This book … Continue reading IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by MEREDITH RUSSO

THE HATE U GIVE by ANGIE THOMAS

Rating: 3 stars "Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right." Starr Carter and Khalil Harris were returning from a party when their car was pulled over by a white cop. And Khalil was shot. Why? Only because he's black. And Starr witnessed … Continue reading THE HATE U GIVE by ANGIE THOMAS

LOVE, HATE & OTHER FILTERS by SAMIRA AHMED

Rating: 5 stars "And for those who bear the brunt of hate because of the color of your skin or the sound of your name, for those who are spat upon, for those who are told to "go home," when you are home: you are known. You are loved. You are enough. Let your light … Continue reading LOVE, HATE & OTHER FILTERS by SAMIRA AHMED

ELIZA AND HER MONSTERS by FRANCESCA ZAPPIA

Rating: 3 stars “All art is subconscious.” It follows the story of a young and lonely school student Eliza who is also the mother of a fearless fandom. She is the creator of the internet's most famous webcomic, Monstrous Sea. After Eliza (Lady Constellation), Wallace is the next most popular person on the monstrous sea … Continue reading ELIZA AND HER MONSTERS by FRANCESCA ZAPPIA

SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA by BECKY ALBERTALLI

Rating: 3 stars “And I guess I assumed that Blue would be white. Which kind of makes me want to smack myself. White shouldn’t be the default any more than straight should be the default. There shouldn’t even be a default.” So I watched the trailer lately and decided its time I pick it up. … Continue reading SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA by BECKY ALBERTALLI