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The Mini Apocalypses in My Life: How I’m watching doors close around me with no way to open them back up … yet

CW: mentions of suicidal ideation, fatphobia, transphobia, JK Rowling, depression, anxiety My life has been full of endings lately. And the unsettling part is that these endings haven’t been followed by new beginnings. I’m stuck in place while things I … Continue reading

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April 2020: How I read about plagues and the world ending during a pandemic

What I Got: Lumberjanes Volumes 1-5 by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Faith Hicks, Shannon Watters, and Carolyn Nowak (sorry if I left someone out!) Ultimate Spider-Man: Ultimate Collection Books 1-2 by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley Every Heart a … Continue reading

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November 2019: How I Read Two New Favorite Books and They Were Both Memoirs About Identity

What I Read: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band by Michelle Cruz Gonzales The Body by Stephen King Sorted: Growing Up, Coming … Continue reading

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April 2019: How I Read and Loved My First Graphic Novel

What I Read: The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ash Hardell Black Flag and punk rock zines Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England by Brock Clarke The Dew Breaker … Continue reading

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March 2019: How I Made it Through a Rollercoaster of Reading and Buying and Sickness

What I Read: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo Part of Let Fury Have the Hour: The Punk Rock Politics of Joe Strummer edited by Antonino D’Ambrosio This Book is Gay by Juno Dawson Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy … Continue reading

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A Hufflepuff in a Family of Ravenclaws: How I’m (Slowly) Coming to Terms with my Weirdness

A few months ago, I went to Harry Potter World with my dad (as I have already documented). While we were there, I of course had to figure out the Houses of my entire family, and I quickly learned that … Continue reading

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Accio Butterbeer!: How a Trip to Florida Helped Me (Partially) Overcome my Stomach-related Anxieties

I woke up at 3:15 a.m., rolled out of bed, and somehow stayed awake long enough to make it onto an airplane with my dad. (I say “somehow,” but what I really mean is that I chattered incessantly to my … Continue reading

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