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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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 going to be talking about Tropes that are Deal Breakers for …

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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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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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