Lacy Literacy

Book Reviews, Discussions, Listicles, More

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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Attending your first Book Festival can be nerve racking. As someone who attended their first book festival since they were in a stroller this year and was pretty damn successful doing it, I want to give all of my book festival advice so you can be just as successful as I am. Without further ado, …

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I was tagged by Chelsea @ Romweasly in The Game of Thrones Book Tag!! Huge shoutout to Chelsea for tagging everyone who wanted to do it. Despite thinking the show is a fanservice, probably-going-to-end-in-incest disaster, I am elated to take part in the tag based off of it as it has some great questions & House tie-ins. …

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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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