Graphic/Illustrated · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Palimpsest

Alright, this is one of those times when I should have bookmarked the post where I first (and only) saw a review of this graphic novel, because I would love to credit the single reader/bookstagrammer who put it on my radar. Truly, I’ve only ever seen it once. But the review was enough to get… Continue reading Palimpsest

Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Heavy

This is a book that I’ve been meaning to read for awhile now. I know Laymon has a novel and an essay collection published years before this memoir, but I have to be honest, this is the piece that I first heard about from him. Likely as a result of the myriad of absolutely overwhelmingly,… Continue reading Heavy

Humor · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

Irby’s collections have been on my radar since I started getting more into short story/essay collections. Everything I’d read about them was unanimous in commentary on how funny she was and honestly, if there was ever a year/time that needed more comedic relief, it’s this one. So, as you all know by now is normal… Continue reading We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction · Young Adult

All Boys Aren’t Blue

This recently released YA memoir jumped onto my TBR because everyone seemed to be reading it! It was the Libro.fm audiobook club choice for June (hosted by @absorbedinpages) and really the hype for it was real! Also, that cover is just stunning. Luckily, I was a very early request on it at the library and… Continue reading All Boys Aren’t Blue

Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls

I am not sure where I first heard about this memoir, but the title, and knowing that it was written by a queer woman, had me adding it to my TBR without knowing much more. Then I actually bought it for myself in my Holiday “gift to myself” book haul in January. As I was… Continue reading Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls