Review: All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson

Trigger Warnings: sexual assault, racism, homophobia, death of a friend, physical violence. This is a series of personal essays about journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson. They explore his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia.  This was a very moving memoir about George’s life. He describes his past trauma and … More Review: All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson

Review: The Dark Deception by Morgan Baden

After solving the previous mystery, Daphne and Velma are now trying to figure out what is going on with Shaggy. But before they find anything, a new mystery arrives that might involve the original settlers’ disappearances.  This was another wonderful mystery with Daphne and Velma. They have finally mended their friendship and have reinstated Mystery … More Review: The Dark Deception by Morgan Baden

Review: Solitaire by Alice Oseman

Trigger Warnings (taken from the authors website): References to suicide and suicide attempts, Suicidal ideation, Self-harm, Depression, Eating disorders, Obsessive-compulsive behaviors, Narrator has implied undiagnosed depression, Brief incidents of homophobia, Unchallenged misogyny and ableism.  Tori Spring likes to sleep and blog. She doesn’t really like people or putting an effort into most things, especially after … More Review: Solitaire by Alice Oseman

Review: Heartstopper Vol. 4 by Alice Osman

Title: Heartstopper Vol. 4 Author: Alice Osman Series: Heartstopper #4 Genre: YA LGBTQ  Pages: 384 Trigger Warnings: eating disorders, self harm, self admittance to psychiatric hospital  In this fourth volume of the Heartstopper series, Nick and Charlie are spending the summer together. Charlie is struggling to tell Nick how he feels, deal with his mental … More Review: Heartstopper Vol. 4 by Alice Osman

ARC Review: Artie and the Wolf Moon by Olivia Stephens

Title: Artie and the Wolf Moon Author: Olivia Stephens Genre: LGBTQ Fantasy Pages: 256 Release Date: September 7, 2021 After sneaking out against her mother’s wishes, Artie Ivin spots a massive wolf then transforms into her mother. She discovers she comes from a long line of werewolves but werewolves aren’t the only creatures of the … More ARC Review: Artie and the Wolf Moon by Olivia Stephens

Review: Pirates! Scoundrels Who Shook the World by Scott McCormick

Title: Pirates! Scoundrels Who Shook the World Author: Scott McCormick Narrators: Sean Patrick Hopkins, Kevin T. Colins, Gabriel Vaughan, Cary Hite, Khristine Hvam, Margaret Ying Drake, Eddy Lee, Feodor Chin Series: Rivals! #3 Genre: Nonfiction, History Length: 3 hrs 11 mins Pirates! Scoundrels Who Shook the World takes us back in history to discuss the … More Review: Pirates! Scoundrels Who Shook the World by Scott McCormick