Shelf Control #5: Tash Hearts Tolstoy

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Shelf Control is a weekly celebration of the unread books on our shelves hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies. Pick a book you own but haven’t read, write a post about it (suggestions: include what it’s about, why you want to read it, and when you got it), and link up! For more info on what Shelf Control is all about, check out the introductory post from Bookshelf Fantasies, here. Continue reading

Shelf Control #4: Daughter of Mystery

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Shelf Control is a weekly celebration of the unread books on our shelves hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies. Pick a book you own but haven’t read, write a post about it (suggestions: include what it’s about, why you want to read it, and when you got it), and link up! For more info on what Shelf Control is all about, check out the introductory post from Bookshelf Fantasies, here. Continue reading

Thinky Thoughts Inspired by: Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson

Before we start. This is one of my more personal posts. If we know each other in a professional capacity, or if we’re family, you might want to think about skipping this one. I’m leaving the decision up to you. This isn’t a particularly happy or relaxing post, but it’s been cathartic to write it, and I think it will be cathartic to share.

Also, trigger warnings for abandonment issues, and vague mentions of childhood trauma (not mine) and bullying (mine). Continue reading

Shelf Control #2: The Gay Teen’s Guide to Defeating a Siren

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Shelf Control is a weekly celebration of the unread books on our shelves hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies. Pick a book you own but haven’t read, write a post about it (suggestions: include what it’s about, why you want to read it, and when you got it), and link up! For more info on what Shelf Control is all about, check out the introductory post from Bookshelf Fantasies, here. Continue reading