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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Today I’m here to review the third and final installment in Rick Riordan’s Magnus Chase series, The Ship of the Dead. I unfortunately didn’t like this one all that much – and here’s why.
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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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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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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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I have some very exciting and cheesy news today! My girlfriend and I have decided to read a book together every month, and it dawned on me that it would make for a very cute book club!
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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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