The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

“If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?” The Immortalists hinges on the question above, and explores how…

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Nothin’ But a Good Time by Tom Beaujour and Richard Bienstock

Nöthin’ But a Good Time is a flashback to 80s hard rock music and its history, in uncensored glory. I’ve never been so giddy…

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Unity by Elly Bangs

When Tachyon Publications reached out to me about Unity, Elly Bangs’s post-apocalyptic, cyberpunk, sci-fi debut, I couldn’t resist accepting a review copy based on…

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The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Lucy Foley’s The Guest List was my virtual book club’s pick for February. Our book club started at the beginning of the pandemic, and…

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30-Day Journey with Dorothy Day edited by Coleman Fannin

Broadleaf Books has a wonderful 30-Day Journey series featuring important spiritual thinkers. I requested a copy of the 30-Day Journey with Dorothy Day because…

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Let’s Get Back to the Party by Zak Salih

Zak Salih’s debut novel Let’s Get Back to the Party is a look at cultural identity (specifically, gay identity) in the midst of a…

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Ladder to the Light by Steven Charleston

I truly needed the boost of hope and courage that reading Steven Charleston’s Ladder to the Light gave me this past month. This is…

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Mediocre by Ijeoma Oluo

“History is very kind to the memory of mediocre white men.” Ijeoma Oluo’s Mediocre is a history of how the United States has upheld…

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Catch Lili Too by Sophie Whittemore

Catch Lili Too was an unusual reading choice for me, but when the author approached me about their “queer punk fantasy” book, something about this…

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Novellas in November: Short Classics

The theme for Novellas in November week four (hosted by Rebecca at Bookish Beck) is short classics. Classics aren’t something I normally reach for,…

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