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LGBTQ BOOKS BY LGBTQ AUTHORS (#OWNVOICES)

With the rise of the hashtag #ownvoices, we finally have a platform in which we can showcase, promote and support books written about minorities for minorities. It means books with POC characters written by POC authors have been championed and placed solidly on numerous bestseller lists. The same can be said for so many other minorities; I’ve had the privilege of reading stories on mental illness written by authors who have said mental illness, stories with Muslim characters written  ...

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BOOK TAG: Kiss Me, I’m Irish

I don’t know if an Irish person made this tag. I’m not Irish, I’m not even a little bit Irish. Do you think that would make a difference to this blog post? Well, the title would mean something, but ‘Kiss Me, I’m Northern’ isn’t as catchy, is it? I was  ...

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More Than This by Patrick Ness

Publisher: Walker Books Release Date: May 2014 Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Goodreads Plot: A boy drowns, desperate and alone in his final moments. He dies. Then he wakes, naked and bruised and thirsty, but alive. How can this be? And what is this strange deserted place? As he struggles to understand what  ...

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