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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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School season is right around the corner, which means accepting the fact that you’re going to have to read less. However, there are a lot of tricks that I use to make sure that I can get in reading time all while being a Full-time College Student. And, I know, you’re probably thinking “I’ve seen …

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Anna-Marie McLemore is one of my favorite people. She’s a Queer Latina who writes enchanting Young Adult Magical Realism stories that feature POC & Queer characters. I had the privilege of receiving an ARC of her upcoming novel, Wild Beauty, releasing in October. Today, I’m going to be sharing 5 reasons as why you need this …

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  Welcome to another Discussion Post here on Lacy Literacy! Today we’re going to be talking about Books vs. their TV/Movie Adaptations. Recently, I was inspired by Mia over at Pen & Parchment who talked about her personal aversion to film adaptations of books. Because I have a lot of opinions that aren’t as popular, …

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