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Author Guest Post: Maxine Thompson (Dialectic on the Survival of a Battery Doll)
Dialectic on the Survival of a Battery Doll Maxine Thompson When we talk of lusts, I always got the impression that it is mostly related to sexual lust. Personally I have lusted in many ways. Marginal levels of maturity has shown me that. In this instance, ...

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8 Things You Should Know Before Writing About Transgender Characters
Diversity has become a huge thing in the book community in the past couple years, and I'm so happy to be a part of it. There are a greatly increasing number of books that include diverse characters, but today, I want to focus on transgender characters in YA...

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Author Guest Post: Nyla Nox - My Writing Life
Nyla Nox leads an exciting double life. She writes novels and articles about the secret lives inside the Big Banks in the City of London, the dark heart of capitalism. Her trilogy 'Graveyards of the Banks' is based on Nyla's personal experience of seven yea...

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DiverseAThon TBR
Hello! If you've never heard of DiverseAThon, it's basically a readathon that promotes, encourages, and celebrates diverse books. If you want more info as to how it got started,  click here . If you want more info on this specific readathon (starting this S...

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Hello again. I don't remember how to write titles.
And.....I haven't posted since October. I'd like to say I was busy, and I suppose I was, but not really. That's not the reason I haven't posted in months. I started blogging on December 13th, 2014. Now it's January 16th, 2017. That's kind of a long time. I ...

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Stuff That Happens While Reading in Public feat. Gifs
Hello! I'm sure you guys (and I'm assuming you're a reader because...why would you be here..?) have attempted to read in public before. This is a list of all the annoying things that happen when you try. Well, I mean, at least in my experience. You're in a ...

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Gender Is About Clothing?!?!? Ugh | Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky
Stop number who-knows-at-this-point on my Quest to an Accurately Represented Transgender Character! This is starting to become painful. Title: Gracefully Grayson Author: Ami Polonsky Pages: 250 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Published: 4 November 2014 Average G...

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General Life Update: Coming Out, School, Book Buying Ban, Budgeting, and Transition
Hi! You may have noticed (I mean, I doubt it, but I'm kinda hoping some people notice me once and awhile) I hadn't posted anything for about a week and a half (which is semi-abnormal for me) up until my last book haul. I thought I'd give you a bit of an upd...

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ALL THE LGBT BOOKS | Book Haul: Spring & Summer 2016
Hello! I didn't get very many books in spring, so I thought it would be reasonable to combine my spring and summer hauls. Unfortunately, I bought a ton of books in summer, so I now have a shitload of books to show you. Yay books! 1. Half Lost (Half Bad #3) ...

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Double Review of The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson) by Rick Riordan with Arvenig! (Final Review of the Half-Blood Readalong)
Hello! This is the fifth and final review of the Half-Blood Readalong of Percy Jackson series hosted by me and Arvenig @ . If you want more information on our readalong, you can check out our announcement post. Our giveaway has ended, and the win...
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