Review #150 // Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic – Alison Bechdel

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Alison’s father, Bruce, was an English teacher who also manned the local funeral home, which they called the Fun Home. Bruce was also a closeted gay man, which Alison did not learn until she came out as a lesbian to her parents.

Why this Book?: Required reading for my queer literature class.

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Review #147 // Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Seek – Anthony O’Neill

Dr Jekyll & Mr SeekSeven years after the events of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Mr. Utterson, Jekyll’s lawyer, is due to inherit Jekyll’s estate. When someone shows up claiming to be the Doctor, Utterson is the only one who knows the truth–that Jekyll is dead, because Jekyll was Hyde.

Why this book?: I enjoyed the original story, and thought this would be interesting. Plus, the cover.

I would like to thank the people at Black & White Publishing for allowing me to have an ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #122 // Ace of Hearts – Caitlin Ricci

Ace of Hearts

While show jumping, an accident kills Ashton’s horse Atreyu. While grieving, he moves to a new house, and meets his neighbor Ty, who used to help run a horse riding therapy center. Ty, realizing who his new neighbor was, wants to be friends, no matter how much Ashton tries to push him away.

Why this book?: A romance between a trans guy and an ace horse show jumper? This is like a dream come true!!!

I would like to thank the people at Less Than Three Press for allowing me to have an ARC via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #113 // 27 Hours (Nightside Saga #1) – Tristina Wright

27 Hours (The Nightside Saga, #1)When Rumor’s home city of HUB2 is suddenly overrun by gargoyles, he finds himself the sole survivor of the attack. Injured and alone at a colony, Rumor finds himself joined by his ex-girlfriend and her friends in his attempts to understand what happened, and to get revenge.

Why this book?: Who has NOT been talking about this one? I’ve heard there’s a lot of good rep in here, so I was very excited!!

I would like to thank Entangled Teen for providing an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #107 // The Teacher (Penny Green Short Mystery #1) – Emily Organ

The Teacher: Penny Green Short Mystery 1

While investigating a story on an escaped elephant that went through a school’s garden, Penny Green meets a young teacher–who dies the day that they’re supposed to meet to speak of the teacher’s deceased sister, who died weeks before.

Why this story?: I kinda feel in love with the atmosphere of the original series, Penny Green, and was looking forward to the mystery.

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