Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Goddamnit Sally Rooney! You did it again! As you probably know by now, Conversations with Friends, Rooney’s debut novel, is one of my favorite books of all time. Crown Publishing sent me an advance copy of Normal People a few months ago and I was saving it. I knew that after Normal People I wouldn’t have another Rooney novel to read any time soon. Now that I’ve read it, I have to wait for a new release (although I will read her short stories in the meantime) but that’s okay. Because now I know for sure that Sally Rooney is one of my favorite female contemporary voices.

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April: Sissy: A Coming-of-gender Story by Jacob Tobia

April: Sissy: A Coming-of-gender Story by Jacob Tobia

Sissy: A coming-of-gender story by Jacob Tobia was our April read-along pick! And, it definitely is one of the best non-fiction books I have ever read! Who is Jacob Tobia? Well, the most brilliant, gorgeous and amazing QUEEN, of course! Tobia also is a LGBTQIA rights activist, a feminist writer and a co-producer and host for the series Queer 2.0.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid: sex, drugs and rock and roll

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid: sex, drugs and rock and roll

A few days ago, I finished Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid and I don’t even know how to describe my face when I closed this book. I was euphoric because I was mesmerized by this story  and sad, at the same time, because it was over. Yes, it’s this good! Let’s see: I haven’t read The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo yet and I was feeling sort of skeptical. I didn’t really know if Daisy Jones & The Six was going to live up to the hype. But it did!