Daily Archives: May 10, 2019

Separate Is Unequal?

As one of my random personal research projects I have been reading about Plessy v. Ferguson and its consequences in American society, and one of the things that has bothered me about it is the resolute assumption being made, both … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our Own Private Universe

Our Own Private Universe, by Robin Talley This book reveals some of the general problems with Lambda-bait YA novels and with YA romances in general, and does so through its title alone.  While bi-racial and bisexual Aki Simon and her … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rough Patch

Rough Patch, by Nicole Markotic There are strengths and weaknesses in focusing a novel like this one on a quirky and somewhat socially awkward teenager who happens to be somewhat obsessed with her bisexuality and its repercussions and who also … Continue reading

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Book Review: Like Water

Like Water, by Rebecca Podos It seems unlikely that this particular book will be long remembered, but as someone who reads a fair amount of YA and literary fiction, of which this certainly qualifies, this book does provide a rather … Continue reading

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