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Giovanni’s Room

Baldwin’s haunting and controversial second novel is his most sustained treatment of sexuality, and a classic of gay literature. In a 1950s Paris swarming with expatriates and characterized by dangerous liaisons and hidden violence, an American finds himself unable to repress his impulses, despite his determination to live the conventional life he envisions for himself.

Persepolis

Coincidentally, the same day I started Until We are Free by Shirin Ebadi, I also started Persepolis, another book about Iran women. It always makes me smile to find parallels in my reading, and this unintentional match helped to further bridge the gap in my understanding of the struggle the authors went through. Marjane Satrapi, the author and

MARCH

February is Black History Month, so it is only fitting that for our AdultBooklr Graphic Novel pick we read MARCH by John Lewis. Yes, that John Lewis. Congressman John Lewis. March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the

Nimona

How was there ever a time when I did not love graphic novels? Story AND art? I was missing so much and I did not even know! I finally got my hands on Nimona, which was the AdultBooklr pick for November. I’m only just a little late, but…what can I do? I’m pretty resigned to never

Sex Criminals

This comic. This fucking comic. (PS, this review is rated R for Raunchy as Shit. Enjoy) You guys, I found my favorite comic. And it’s about a girl who can freeze time with her orgasms. She meets a guy who can do the same thing. They fall in love, do orgasmic time freezing shit, and rob

WWW Wednesday 12/30/2015

  Last one of the year! I’m wrapping up #ReadWomen, and starting the first Trees of Reverie challenge of 2016! What are you currently reading? A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah Maas Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by JK Rowling

WWW Wednesday 12/16/2015

  #ReadWomen has officially begun! Almost all of the books I am reading this month will be female authored, excepting a few ARCs and the study books I am already into. Come join us on Tumblr and Twitter! What are you currently reading? Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick

Flemish Rabbit with Prunes

December doesn’t exactly get cold in Texas. This is the time of year when our trees turn gold, orange, and red–long after the trees back home have already dropped their leaves–Oh look, here come the Leaf Blower Men now, right on time! *groan* Our Christmas tree is up, but our windows have been open all
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