Lacy Literacy

Book Reviews, Discussions, Listicles, More

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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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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The worst feeling in the world is when you buy a physical copy of a book & then learn from reviews, or actually reading the book, that it is a problematic mess. I’ve found myself in this situation a couple of times and it sucks every time it happens. I get so bummed out knowing I …

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