Book Review: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

Yale lay on the couch that night, listening as Terrance tossed in his sheets, as he whimpered through his night sweats. Yale closes eyes and watched himself, the night of the memorial, from high up on Richard's house near the skylight. He watch himself talk to Fiona, talk to Julian, sip his Cuba Libre. Again … Continue reading Book Review: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

Book Review: Who is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht

"The intelligence services have roles for women," he said. "You understand electronics. You speak Spanish and French." "How do you know that?" He kept smiling at me, as if I had to ask a rhetorical question. "You've been looking at my school records?" I said. "My boss was concerned about the Maryland Youth Center," he … Continue reading Book Review: Who is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht

Book Review: Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss and The Fight for Trans Equality by Sarah McBride

When I came out, I never anticipated just how far the LGBTQ community and movement would come in so short a time. Inheriting a legacy of advocates, activists, and everyday people who, through the flames of violence and the ashes of hatred, toiled and fought for a different world, we've grown into one of the … Continue reading Book Review: Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss and The Fight for Trans Equality by Sarah McBride

Book Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Mina, saved by her father through his magical abilities, giving her a heart of glass and Lynet, whose life is owed to a magical marriage of snow and blood must come together to break the bond of patriarchal control that threatens to suffocate their bright and extraordinary spirits. Mina has been told her entire life … Continue reading Book Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust