Joining “The Firm:” Meghan Markle Marries into the House of Windsor

When Meghan Markle marries Prince Harry on May 19, she is not only marrying into the British Royal Family, but also joining forces with a very successful business enterprise. An enterprise which Prince Philip refers to as “The Firm.” The hardworking and popular Windsors are one of Britain’s most important economic resources. According to a…
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LGBTQ+ Fiction: May 2018

This month’s LGBTQ+ Fiction post includes a bit of a variety of genres, from a lesbian romance graphic novel based on the Arabian Nights, to an M/M romance featuring asexual secret agents, and a fantasy/mystery with a lesbian main character kicking butt and taking names. My upcoming read is a general fiction novel about a…
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Every Child Deserves a Home

“There is no better gift to give a child than a family.” - Anonymous May is National Foster Care Month.  Here are some books to inspire you and to help you on your journey to becoming a foster parent or adoptive parent and to make a real difference in a child's life. After all, every child…
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Girl Power Graphic Novels that Any Kid Would Love

Graphic novels are more than the Superhero comics that star handsome, square-jawed,—often white—male protagonist that defend the world from villains hell-bent on world domination. They are a vibrant and malleable format that encompasses all genres and can serve to enhance an author’s stories using pictures, panels, and word bubbles. And they, like their creators and…
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LGBTQ+ Fiction: April 2018

Welcome back to the LGBTQ+ Fiction blog! Now that we’ve gotten some of my favorite books out of the way, going forward, I will mostly be reviewing newer books, published within the last year or two. Though I may, at times, review something older if it’s new to me and available at the library, because…
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