Lacy Literacy

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Welcome to Three Tropes, One Recommendation! This is a new series created by yours truly and it’s meant to be a subset of Trope Tuesdays. If you’ve been following me for a while, you probably know that I love tropes. I thought it would be fun to recommend books based on 3 tropes rather traditional …

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❈ Huge thanks to HarperCollins for providing me with an ARC in exchange for a fair review ❈   Title: Like Water Author: Rebecca Podos Release Date: October 17th, 2017 Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary, Romance Content Warning: Illness, D slur, some Homophobia Synopsis: In Savannah Espinoza’s small New Mexico hometown, kids either flee after graduation or …

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With some shake ups in my personal life, I’ve been needing to declutter my life. One of the biggest clutters, of course, is books. Books that I used to love but now no longer do, books that I read and hated, and books that I know I can’t read. One of those books is 27 …

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In late September, I was lucky enough to attend the St. Paul (Yes, the one in Minnesota) stop of Leigh Bardugo’s Midnight Tales Tour for the release of The Language of Thorns hosted by the Red Balloon Bookshop. For those of you who know me, I live in California so it was a whirlwind trip to …

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This has been an issue that has been weighing on me for a long time. With the great things that #ownvoices has brought us, it has also brought us this movement for authors writing Queer stories to out themselves in order to give them the “validity” to write the story they are writing. Over the …

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A week or so ago I was organizing my bookshelves and picked out my copy of Shadow and Bone. Upon opening it up, I came across something horrifying: I dog eared pages of the book. I KNOW. Who was I back then? Today, I simply don’t dog ear pages (okay, partial lie. I have been …

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Welcome back to another discussion post. Today, we’ll be talking about authors & invasion of fan spaces.  This is an issue that has been on my mind since I’ve gotten more involved in this community. I’ve been involved in online fandom for eons, and the book community is quite unique in that it was the …

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Welcome back to Short Story Sundays in which I peddle short stories. Today, I will be talking about and recommending some of my favorite short stories that were inspired by Fairytales, Folklore & Mythology Retellings. Short Story Sunday is a meme/series created by yours truly, which exists to promote short stories/fiction and their writers. Short Story …

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Pride Month on Bookstagram was a royal mess. There was not a single day that went by in June that I didn’t see people using mostly non-LGBTQ+ books in their rainbows. Inspired by my frustration as a bisexual person, I decided to make a list documenting the spine colors of LGBTQ+ books to make your life easier …

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