At first a fan of the webcomic, I watched as Oseman excused herself of appropriation while failing to grow her story beyond fujoshi tropes. Now Heartstoppers has won Best Graphic Novel 2020, and I could not be more disappointed.
Book Review: Hide
An unpublished review of Matthew Griffin’s ‘Hide’, which no longer shows signs of my writing progress (hoy).
Book Review: Oh My Rebel God
A review of Will Kostakis’s Rebel Gods, with unwanted commentary from ya nerdboi.
Book Review: Fin & Rye & Fireflies
Harry Cook uses aversion therapy as a key character motivation without consulting someone who’s experienced it first-hand. This review attempts to illustrate why that might be a problem.
Book Review: Like A Love Story
Reviewing Abdi Nazemian’s ‘Like A Love Story’. If you want a full nerd sesh, then this is the review for you.
Book Review: Autoboyography
Autoboyography by Christina Lauren (2018). Content warnings for plot spoilers, mention of ex-gay therapy, and feelings (ew, gross).
Book Review: Boy Erased
Boy Erased by Garrard Conley (2018). Courtesy content warning for spoilers, mention of harm and suicide, and Troye Sivan ‘acting’.
Book Review: Ironbark
Ironbark by Jay Carmichael (2018). Content warnings for plot spoilers and death.
When It Rains…
Oh hey, friend. I said it would happen and it happened: I got busy and had to put this blog project on hold. But tonight, my good friend, will be the last thing in a month-long bombardment of social and cultural things. I’m looking forward to having it done and getting my life back, but in…