Genre: lgbtqia

Better Late Than Never: Reviews Of eARCs/ARCs For The Lazy (4)

Posted June 30, 2017 by Kara in Better Late Than Never, book review, Kara / 1 Comment
Better Late Than Never: Reviews Of eARCs/ARCs For The Lazy (4)

Welcome to another edition of Better Late Than Never: Reviews of eARCs for the Lazy! Do you have review copies piling up? Do you have eARCs that you requested but never got to because you got overwhelmed by life? Or did you just bite off more than you can chew? (That’s me.) At some point I was still hoping I could review these books (even though my review wouldn’t really be of use to the publisher anymore) because it would be still useful to readers, and also to me, because the pile-up was giving me anxiety every time I thought more »

Book Review: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit

Posted August 29, 2016 by Kara in book review, Kara / 2 Comments
Book Review: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit

I don’t really like books about religion, so in order for me to choose one, it has to have other plot elements I might enjoy. I picked this one because I am trying to read more LGBT books, and also, I’ve heard a lot of pre-publishing buzz about it. Now most of that buzz has come from other authors, which I don’t actually trust, but I still thought I might enjoy the topic, so when it was available at ALA I grabbed it. There were things I liked and did not like about GPaOFF. I liked the protagonist, Joanna, but more »

Book Review: Whatever.

Posted July 18, 2016 by Kara in book review, Kara / 0 Comments
Book Review: Whatever.

I gotta be honest, I didn’t actually like Whatever that much. I wanted to like it more than anything, but the writing style really bugged me. I continued to read on because I liked where the book was going and I really appreciated that it was so gay positive and sex positive. I’m interjecting here to say that part of the plot was truly great, and if the characters had only been developed with a bit more depth, I would have enjoyed this book so much. I think the main issue with the execution was that it was written in more »