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2015 Book Survey

Welcome to the 2015 book survey, designed and hosted by Perpetual Page-Turner! It was super fun last year and allows me to recall the books I read in a more meaningful way, so I’m doing it again. The survey is open to everyone, and there’s a linky in her post. (The graphics also come from that post.) Links…… Continue reading 2015 Book Survey

Adult Fiction · Children's & Middle Grade · Comics · Picture Books · Romance · Sci-Fi

Christmas Books Y’all Recommended Last Year (with bonuses!)

After last year’s post on Christmas books, y’all left some wonderful recommendations and I read some fun Christmas book reviews on other blogs. This year I’ve read all the books recommended last year, so I thought it’d be fun to do a follow-up! Adult fiction, picture books, graphic novels and short stories all included. The…… Continue reading Christmas Books Y’all Recommended Last Year (with bonuses!)

Comics · Queer · Romance · TV & Movies

Fake: From Manga to Anime (#queerpop)

Back in April, my letter F in the A to Z of LGBT+ Comics was Fake, a yaoi mystery/action romance manga from the 90s, written by Sanami Matoh. It’s my favorite manga by far, and also just a great comic book, a fusion of romance and crime story. There was an anime adaptation in 1997, and I’ve…… Continue reading Fake: From Manga to Anime (#queerpop)

Comics · Queer · Romance

A to Z: Sunstone

Today’s the day I review a romance comic! It is an explicit romance comic, so please remove your children and small animals from this post. And thanks to Outright Geekery for featuring it couple months ago, or I never would’ve heard of it! Stjepan Sejic is a Croatian comic artist who’s worked on Witchblade and Rat Queens, among other…… Continue reading A to Z: Sunstone

Comics · Fantasy · Queer · Romance · Sci-Fi

A to Z Theme Reveal: LGBT+ Comics Characters!

Y’all know me — I’m all about the comics and I’m all about the LGBT+ representation. For my very first A to Z blogging challenge, I’m combining the two. This month will be constructed of an alphabetical list of some of the most awesomely amazing LGBT+ characters in comics! I know a lot of readers…… Continue reading A to Z Theme Reveal: LGBT+ Comics Characters!

Adult Fiction · Children's & Middle Grade · Comics · Fantasy · History · Nonfiction · Picture Books · Queer · Romance · Sci-Fi · YA

The Sunday Post – Diverse Reading

It suddenly occurred to me that it would be a good idea to quantify the diversity of my reading last year and try to do better this year… So I’m including it as one of my reading challenges. It’s not an official challenge, but hey, if you wanna do it we can make it one!…… Continue reading The Sunday Post – Diverse Reading

Queer · Romance

2015 Book Challenges (LGBT+ and Romance)

We can take it as a given that I’ll read as many books as I can during any given year. I don’t worry about whether the number is higher or lower — I’m confident that I read what I wanted, when I wanted. However, I still love book challenges! They add a fun kind of…… Continue reading 2015 Book Challenges (LGBT+ and Romance)

Adult Fiction · Children's & Middle Grade · Comics · Fantasy · History · Nonfiction · Picture Books · Queer · Romance · Sci-Fi · YA

2014 End-of-Year Book Survey

For several years now, I’ve done a categorized “Best Books of the Year” list — originally on Facebook, and on the blog last year. For 2014 I felt like trying something new, and The Perpetual Page-Turner’s End-of-Year Book Survey linkup is just the thing! It’s a little long, so I may have a lot of “no…… Continue reading 2014 End-of-Year Book Survey

Adult Fiction · Comics · Picture Books · Queer · Romance

4 Favorite Christmas Books

Looking for something festive to read this Christmas? Perhaps something beyond the usual run of A Christmas Carol and The Polar Express? Look no further! Here are four of my favorite little-known Christmas books. A Bad Kitty Christmas by Nick Bruel Bad Kitty is a delightful series that combines picture books with easy readers. This is one…… Continue reading 4 Favorite Christmas Books