The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

Sometimes, you recognize truth because it destroys you for a bit.

– Akwaeke Emezi

I stumbled upon this book while I was scrolling through NetGalley, I liked the cover, title and description and fortunately, the book was available to read. Then after days, I saw it on Mridula’s feed @ecstatic_yet_chaotic and her praise for the book made me pick up right away.
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Trans Like Me by C N Lester

Even when we are confused about someone’s gender, and don’t have a greater awareness of what it means to be trans, we have a choice to respond with kindness rather than cruelty.

Trans Like Me by C N Lester is a collection of insightful and thought-provoking arguments about issues like misogyny, transphobia, gender norms, and wrong representation. It’s a great book, to begin with if you want to understand Transgenders and be a better ally, if you want to understand the difference between gender, sexual identity, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Continue reading “Trans Like Me by C N Lester”

Books For Beginners

Let’s be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading.

– Lena Dunham

Hi guys, if you have always wanted to get into a reading habit or if you are looking for books that might help you with reading, read this article till the end. Here are some easy tips and amazing book recommendations with various genres for everyone.

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Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Why is straight the default? Everyone should have to declare one way or another, and it shouldn’t be this big awkward thing whether you’re straight, gay, bi, or whatever. I’m just saying.

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli is a coming-of-age, light high school romance read with our main character Simon who is gay but he hasn’t come out yet because he doesn’t want to make a big deal out of it. However, there is one unknown person, Blue, with whom he can be himself over emails.

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Conception by Özgür Uyanık

Nevertheless, I strongly suspect that I might have been happier lolling through existence like an overfed cat slinking from one life event to the next if I had been without her guidance and constant affirmations during my formative years.

Conception by Özgür Uyanık is a story about an average but ambitious artist who is trying to make a name for himself in the world of art but his passion for art is affecting his career financially. Continue reading “Conception by Özgür Uyanık”

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