Lacy Literacy

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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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Title: Wild Beauty Author: Anna-Marie McLemore Release Date: October 3rd 2017 Category: Young Adult Genre: Magical Realism Pages: 320 Synopsis: For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden a tragic legacy: if they fall in love too deeply, …

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June is a very special month. It’s Pride Month, which means a 100% LGBTQ official TBR. I’m going to be focusing on reading all those books on my backlist (especially books with bisexual protagonist because, after all, I am bisexual). There are also some really cool ARCs I’ve gotten that I’m super excited to finally …

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme that was created by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. Each week, you share three diverse books: one that you have read and enjoyed, a released diverse book that you have not read, and one that has not yet been released. Check out the announcement post here for more …

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Title: When the Moon Was Ours Author: Anna-Marie McLemore Publication Date: October 4th 2016 Genre: Young Adult, Magical Realism, LGBT, Romance Pages: 288 Content Warning: Misgendering, Transphobia Synopsis: To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist, and rumors say that she spilled out of a water …

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