Category Archives: memoir

Gender Queer, A Memoir – YA, Book recommendation

Title: Gender Queer, A Memoir Author/illustrator: Maia Kobabe  Publisher: Lion Forge LLC, 2019 Ages: 14+ Genre: Graphic memoir Themes: gender identity, gender queer, non-binary eir-story, pronouns, honest, lgbtqia+, asexuality, exploring one’s identity, e-em-eir, Opening: Synopsis: In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir … Continue reading

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I Am Malala – 2015 Diversity Reading Challenge

Category #6 is up today, and while Brown Girl Dreaming was one of my favorite reads of last year, I have opted to review the young reader’s edition of Malala’s story, which is co-written by the talented YA author (and … Continue reading

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Half A Century – 50 Things I have learnt!

I turned twenty in my college town, Durham, in NE England—I was curious, naive, unsettled and insecure. The one thing of which I was certain was that I had a lifetime of experiencing other cultures ahead of me. We partied, … Continue reading

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