Tag Archives: Bisexuality

A Darkly Beating Heart

Smith, Lindsay. A Darkly Beating Heart. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2016. Reiko has had a tough time. Her older brother has always treated her poorly, her classmates bullied her, and the girl she fell in love with dumped her … Continue reading

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27 Hours

Wright, Tristina. 27 Hours. Fort Collins, CO: Entangled Publishing, 2017. 150 or so years in the future, space colonists race against time to stop a war between the human colonists and the local indigenous intelligent species, the chimera, or “gargoyles,” … Continue reading

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The You I’ve Never Known

Hopkins, Ellen. The You I’ve Never Known. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2017. Ariel and her father have been on the move since her mother left when she was two years old, never staying long in one place. Now, … Continue reading

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My Education

Choi, Susan. 2013. My education. New York: Viking. Regina Gottlieb—rash, passionate, and overly confident—begins her graduate school career fixated on a charismatic professor and ends up falling in love with his wife. So all-consuming is her love that she drops … Continue reading

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Kaboom

A stranger from the internet with a mutual interest in John Waters pointed me toward Gregg Araki, so I checked out Kaboom. It’s his second-most recent film, released in 2010, and the recipient of the first Queer Palm award at … Continue reading

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Giovanni’s Room

I had a very different post planned, one based on my recollections from the first time I read James Baldwin’s 1956 Giovanni’s Room, seven years and a month ago. I checked. (Keep journals.) I had misremembered the contents of some … Continue reading

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