Lacy Literacy

Book Reviews, Discussions, Listicles, More

2018 is a year of great releases. I know preemptively it’s going to be hard to keep up with all the amazing content coming out each month. Also, we have already been blessed with several to die for books like The Cruel Prince. But there are still many more to come that we cannot help …

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Welcome back to Trope Tuesdays, a meme created by yours truly. Trope Tuesdays are a meme originally created to discuss, define, and explain one trope that you feel any range of emotion for, and then give your verdict on the trope. You can learn more about Trope Tuesday here. In today’s edition of Trope Tuesday, I’m …

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Audiobooks have been my SAVIOR in the year 2017. I am eternally grateful for them. Since I started listening to audiobooks, they have become an integral part of my reading life. I think audiobooks are amazing, which is why I want more people to read them. In an effort to do that, I’m going to …

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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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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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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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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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