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☆ Bibliophile who can be found lost in bookstores on regular basis. ☆ Chronic illness warrior. #MeToo #MyBodyMyChoice

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Kacen Callender: Lark and Kasim Start a Revolution (2022, Abrams, Inc.) 5 stars

Review of 'Lark and Kasim Start a Revolution' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

I just love Kacen Callender's writing - Felix Ever After was a masterpiece of Queer Literature and I knew that I would feel the same about Lark & Kasim Start a Revolution. I don't normally talk about the actual book itself but I have to just to mention how gorgeous the sprayed edges are on the paperback- I love how it looks like handwriting as both Lark and Kasim are writers and I find it cute as anything to have this little detail.

The sheer amount of representation within Lark and Kasim Start a Revolution is wonderful see. We have Black/BIPOC characters, some who are neurodiverse in various ways, lgbtq and transgender characters and a sweetly written polyamorous relationship. All of which is wonderful to see and doesn't for one moment feel anything other than perfectly done and each and every character contributes to the story to give Lark and …

Palmer Pickering: Moon Deeds : Star Children Saga (Paperback, 2019, Mythology Press) 2 stars

Review of 'Moon Deeds : Star Children Saga' on 'Goodreads'

2 stars

The idea of this book is an interesting one of blending science fiction and fantasy together so there is a tale that covers a dystopian world far into our future with aliens, a destroyed or depleted world and the wonder of magic.

Given how we're even now looking at the idea of humankind living on other planets? This doesn't feel too far fetched or at least things such as land deeds for the moon don't. (I would like to hope that if an alien species or ten do exist we won't find ourselves at war - I still have nightmares over The War of the Worlds)

The world building is indepth and wonderfully done, you can imagine yourself in this alternate not too distant future facing the multiple problems the remaining humans do thanks to the creativity of the author. This was the positive for me but then problems for …