2017 Reading · ARC · Reviews

Review: I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Sometimes the combination of a book title and the cover just sucks you in and you can’t help but feel like you need to read it. That is what happened with this book while I was looking around my work one day. (oh the bonuses of working in a bookstore!)

Julia has always lived in the shadow of her sister Olga. Olga stays home and cares for her family. She helps with dinner. She has no plans on moving out even though she’s graduated. When Olga tragically dies though, Julia is left to pick up the pieces and she is nothing like what her family wants her to be. She is anything but the perfect Mexican daughter that Olga was.

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2017 Reading · ARC · graphic novel · Reviews

Review: The Big Book of Bisexual Trials and Errors

While at Geek Girl Con, I got to meet a few publishers, plenty of authors, and have a generally amazing time in the land of bookdom. One publisher I met is a local one named Northwest Press. After a charming chat with the gentleman at the booth, he asked if I would like to be added to their ARC list, and I gladly accepted.

“The Big Book of Bisexual Trials and Errors” follow the life of artist and writer Elizabeth Beier, as she breaks up with a long term boyfriend and finds herself wanting to dive into a new romantic world of dating women. A story about not  only finding love, but about finding yourself along the way.

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