Girls On The Verge

This book takes a serious topic head on and does not let you get away with ignorance. This book is so short and so to the point that you would think there‚Äôs no character development, but there is. There is a complex weave of emotions, beliefs, morals, hopes and dreams, societal expectations, and self preservation.Continue reading “Girls On The Verge”

Bloom

Wait… another graphic novel about soft, queer boys falling in love? Yeah and this one is gorgeous. The color palette is shades of blue and I’m in love with it. Let me tell you, Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau did a great job bringing this beach town love to the page in a beautiful way.Continue reading “Bloom”

Orpheus Girl

Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an eARC of this title. Orpheus Girl is the story of a young lesbian, Raya, growing up in Texas during the 90s knowing full well that who she is, must remain hidden. Raya, Orpheus, was left with her Grammy at two years old when her mom wentContinue reading “Orpheus Girl”

My Brother’s Husband

Yaichi’s brother Ryoji died, and now Ryoji’s Canadian husband Mike has come to visit him in Japan. Yaichi is not one hundred percent comfortable with Mike’s presence despite how much his daughter, Kana, loves having her foreign uncle over for a visit. Over the next several days, Mike and Yaichi connect about Ryoji, learn newContinue reading “My Brother’s Husband”