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Book Review: Pamela Sneed’s Funeral Diva

Book Review: Pamela Sneed’s Funeral Diva

Pamela Sneed takes it all in and writes it back out. The danger of silence. The business of Beyoncé. The American Dream as a side hustle for businessmen. How Black Panther uses Africa as a backdrop rather than a living setting. She covers it all while harkening back to the lessons of the poets who raised her and the revolutionaries who uplifted us.

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Book Review: Aiden Thomas’ Cemetery Boys

Cemetery Boys reads like that one fanfic everyone knows and quotes by heart, except it doesn’t have to fix canon, because it is canon. The characters are gay and found family abounds and there aren’t any shitty studio execs demanding they be straight-washed, whitewashed, and gritty-grimdark-universe’d. It’s kind of tropey, in the way even the best YA books are. I loved it, and I dare anyone to read it and not love it too.

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Book Review: Non-Binary Lives: An Anthology of Intersecting Identities

Book Review: Non-Binary Lives: An Anthology of Intersecting Identities

Perhaps the greatest gift of Non-Binary Lives is that it accomplishes exactly what it sets out to do: to explore and examine intersecting identities, through the complexities of race, migration, chronic pain, biological parenthood, gender elation, mental health, and many, many more.

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Book Review: Carolina de Robertis’s Cantoras

The five women of Cantoras carve out a place for themselves in a sleepy seaside village; the safe haven they create sees them leave and return, with each other, with lovers new and old, and sometimes all alone.

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