Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly book tag that was run by The Broke and the Bookish but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week she provides a different bookish theme those deep-seated desires to list! Anyone is welcome to join in on their blog, in the comments or any other way.
As I already did a little 2018 new-to-me authors section in my ‘best of 2018’ post, I thought it would be cool to look ahead at new-to-me authors that I’ll be reading in 2019. I loved discovering new authors last year and many of their books became my favourite books of 2018 so I’m looking forward to seeing what new-to-me authors 2019 brings me.
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AUTHOR: Calvin Gimpelevich
RELEASED: October 2018; Instar Books
GENRE: Speculative Fiction
KEY INFO: short stories, queer fiction, bodies, debut collection, #ownvoices
REPRESENTATION: trans women, trans men, amputee, m/m relationships, f/f relationships, transracial adoptee, people of colour,
CONTENT NOTICES: eating disorder, body dysmorphia, body dysphoria, non-consensual bodily interactions, rape, sexual abuse of a minor, body horror, abusive relationships, gaslighting, potential pedophilia, sexual realignment surgery, humiliation, police violence
amazon // instar books // goodreads
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TITLE: Trans Teen Survival Guide
AUTHOR: Owl and Fox Fisher
RELEASED: September 2018; Jessica Kingsley Publishers
KEY INFO: advice book for young trans people, transitioning, resources
REPRESENTATION: non-binary, trans men, trans women
CONTENT NOTICES: use of explicit sexual terms when talking about sex, in-depth information about surgeries and surgical techniques, illustration of a needle and pills (p88), diagram of intermuscular injection (p86)
amazon // book depository // goodreads
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TITLE: Yes, You Are Trans Enough: My Transition from Self-Loathing to Self-Love
AUTHOR: Mia Violet
RELEASED: June 2017; Jessica Kingsley Publishers
KEY INFO: Memoir, Self-Help, LGBTQ education, self-acceptance, empowerment
REPRESENTATION: Trans Woman
CONTENT NOTICES: (TBC)
amazon // jkp // book depository
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It wouldn’t be Pride without some excellent LGBTQIA+ recommendations to get you through the month. As there are already so many excellent recommendation lists out there, especially this amazingly comprehensive list by The Illustrated Page, my post is going to be focusing on some of my favourite LGBTQIA+ books or ones that I am most looking forward to reading!
N/B – These rep lists are not totally complete either because I haven’t read the book yet or I have read the book but forgotten some of the rep!
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