Fun Home – Alison Bechdel: Review & Recommend | ELLIE LOVES

I don’t often read graphic novels, and nor have I ever been into comics, so Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was definitely not an ordinary read for me. I will admit to having read it before, back in July 2017, but this time I was reading it as a part of my course at university.

This will contain spoilers, so if that is something that concerns you, perhaps read the book before the review. If you’ve already read it, or you don’t care about spoilers, please do read on.

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I Will Love the Way I Am

Hayley Kiyoko burst onto the LGBT music scene in June 2015 with the release of her music video ‘Girls Like Girls’. As a previously obscure artist, ‘Girls Like Girls’ was incredibly important for Kiyoko, gaining her a massive LGBT audience. Since then, she has gone on to release several more songs and music videos centring around female same-sex attraction, including Cliff’s Edge, (notably the first of her music videos where she displays her own sexuality), Sleepover and Feelings.

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Carol – Patricia Highsmith: Review & Recommend | CLASSICS CATCHUPS

After way too long of only reading books that were for my university course, I finally found the time to sit down with a book I’ve wanted to read for years and read for fun. Of course, as an English student, I can’t read a book and not think about it for a long time after and have a lot of opinions, so rather than continuing to subject my friends to my thoughts whenever I happen to have them, here is a compilation of my (spoiler-y) thoughts on the book Carol, by Patricia Highsmith, also published under the title The Price of Salt.

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