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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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As I Descended by Robin Talley

Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: September 2016 Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Goodreads Plot: Maria Lyon and Lily Boiten are their school’s ultimate power couple—even if no one knows it but them. Only one thing stands between them and their perfect future: campus superstar Delilah Dufrey. Golden child  ...

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