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Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man

Author: Thomas Page McBee Publisher: City Lights Publishers Publication Date: 9. September 2014 Diversity: LGBT Characters Rating: 4./5. Stars TW: csa, incest, parental abuse, descriptions of transphobic murder Summary: In Man Alive, McBee asks, “What does it really mean to be a man?” by focusing on two of the most impactful men in his life –… Continue reading Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man

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Look

Author: Jon Nielsen Publisher: NBM Publishing Publication Date: 1. April 2017 Rating: 2./5. Stars Summary: Artie is a droid programmed to endlessly perform a single task left in a world abandoned by humans. He is starting to wonder what meaning his task has. But when he and his only friend, Owen, a robotic bird, cast aside… Continue reading Look

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The Awakening of Sunshine Girl

Author: Paige McKenzie, Alyssa B. Sheinmel Publisher: Weinstein Books Publication Date: 1. March 2016 Rating: 3./5. Stars TW: descriptions of gruesome murders Summary: Sunshine Griffith can communicate with ghosts. Even more amazing, she recently discovered—with the help of her would-be boyfriend, Nolan—that she’s a luiseach, one of an ancient race of creatures who have lived among… Continue reading The Awakening of Sunshine Girl

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Bend

Author: Nancy J. Hedin Publisher: Riptide Publishing Publication Date: 8. May 2017 Rating: 1./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters, Neurodiversity TW: suicide, disgusting treatment of mental health issues, spousal abuse, religious homophobia, q slur, d slur Summary: Lorraine Tyler is the only queer person in Bend, Minnesota. Or at least that’s what it feels like when the local… Continue reading Bend

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Fuchsteufelsstill (German Review)

Since the book is a german book, this review will also be in german!   Autor: Niah Finnik Verlag: Ullstein Fünf Veröffentlicht am: 4. April 2017 Bewertung: 4/5. Sterne Diversity: Neurodiversität TW: Suizid Versuch, Charakter Tod Zusammenfassung: Niemand ist normal, ohne verrückt zu sein. Die siebenundzwanzigjährige Juli steht mitten im Leben – manchmal sogar ein bisschen… Continue reading Fuchsteufelsstill (German Review)