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Book review: Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley | The Girlfriend Book Club: July

Hi guys! Today I’m reviewing Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley, which was the July pick for the Girlfriend Book Club. We both didn’t really love the book all that much, and we had a lot of problems with it, but ultimately it stands at a decent three star rating.

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Book review: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge | The Girlfriend Book Club: June

Hello! I’m Beverly, Izzi’s girlfriend, and – as part of the Girlfriend Book Club – today I will be talking about the book we read together in June: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge.

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Book review: Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour | Queer teens and set design

Everything Leads to You is a lovely young adult novel that follows Emi, a girl in love with girls and set designing, as a mysterious letter sends her on a hunt for the beautiful relative of an old movie star.

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Book review: The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue | Lesbian (ish) historical fiction

The Sealed Letter follows a trio of characters, two women and a man, as they struggle through a divorce trial in 19th Century England. It was, to put it bluntly, disappointingly un-gay.

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Book review: Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga (Nervous Conditions #1) | Postcolonial feminism

In Nervous Conditions, Tsitsi Dangarembga explores what it means to be both a woman and colonised, how colonialism has shaped African masculinity, the reasons oppressed people resort to violence, the idea of hybridity, and much, much more.

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