Genderbent tropes and queer identity: 3 Books That I Read for Pride 2022

Okay, so. This post is a month late! I know, I know, I’m sorry. But life happens, and long story short, May, June and July have ganged up on me. So I haven’t been active much, haven’t been reading much as I used to. However, I was still able to read a few books from my Pride TBR for this year!

And let me just say, I have been blessed with three amazing books! So here’s a quick rundown, as well as my mini reviews!

Flip The Script

Summary: An aspiring K-drama teen actress falls for the actress who plays the second lead in their show, instead of her fake co-star boyfriend.

My rating:

Rating: 4 out of 5.

What I think: This was my first read this June, and I can’t help but think how fitting it is. Flip the Script was just so cute and so fun, and most importantly, it shed some light on the queer community in South Korea and the entertainment industry in particular. It also gave us hope of what may come and what we can do to make a difference.

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I Read Four Volumes of Heartstopper And It’s Everything I Never Knew I Needed

Hello book nerds! Happy February!

Today I’m doing something different (but also fitting since it’s almost Hearts Day!). Today I’ll be sharing (or rambling about) my experience reading Heartstopper!

For those of you who are not yet familiar with it, Heartstopper by Alice Oseman is a serialised, ongoing webcomic. With four physical graphic novels (and a fifth one on the way), it features Charlie (a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker) and Nick (a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player) who meet at a British all-boys grammar school.

Now, I knew this was big. A lot of my friends on bookstagram LOVE this book/series. It’s always been recommended to me. I always see the books featured in photos everyday. And I know the fandom is big. It’s always been on my radar! However, I can’t find physical copies of the books, plus it’s not on the top of my TBR, so I just put on the back burner. But as I was browsing on Webtoon (I’m having lots of fun recently on this app by the way), I discovered the webcomic version of Heartstopper!

And thus, began my journey.

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30 Queer Books You Should Add To Your 2021 TBR

30 Queer Books You Should Add To Your 2022 TBR

Hello book nerds! I’m back with a blog post hoping to spread some holiday cheer by making the holidays queer! *wink* (Okay, I’m actually proud of that little rhyme, forgive me!) But yes, I am here today to talk about queer books releasing in 2022 that have caught my attention. If I thought 2021 releases were magnificently queer, 2022 is on another level. (Also, in case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s our 2022 queer reading challenge!)

I am just so excited for all the queer books that we’re going to see in the coming year! So, without further ado, here are 30 queer books you should to your TBR for 2022! (Click on the titles to add to your Goodreads!)

2022 Queer Books part 1
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Mini Book Reviews: August-September 2021

Hello book nerds! I am back with another mini review recap! I might really start doing this bi-monthly now. Especially if I find myself stressed and caught up on a lot of things, much like the past few weeks, this might be a really great way to still share my reviews and talk to you nerds about books.

So for now, I am featuring my August and September reads! I read some amazing (and may not so amazing?) books these months. From spooky books, to queer books, boyband romance, witchy books, and more! I am so excited to share them with you!

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Mini Book Reviews: June-July 2021

Hello book nerds! I feel like it’s been a while. June and July have been hectic and I haven’t posted as much as I wanted to. But I’m here now, I’m back, and I bring with me mini book reviews!

I’m featuring books I’ve read last June and July! Since I haven’t posted full reviews here, I figured it would be good to share my mini reviews here instead. Most of these are from my Queer TBR for Pride Month and some are e-arcs from NetGalley and gifted copies. Be warned: there are several… But one thing is for sure though: I had fun reading these and I definitely have new favorites! Here they are:

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