August 13: Book Characters I’d Love to Be Besties With ( submitted by Michelle @ ) I did this week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic last week by mistake so I’m swapping topics. Pink Polka Dot Blog
1st to Die (Women’s Murder Club #1) by James Patterson
I would love to be part of the friend group in this series.
Rosie by Lesley Pearse
If I was Rosie’s friend, I would want to tell her that everything will be okay in the end.
Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Alex Cross is the main character in this series and being friends with him means I’ll get a chance to figure out his way of thinking.
Swipe Right for Murder by Derek Milman
I think, I want to be Aidan best friend just to solve the murder.
In Too Deep (Stewart Island #1) by Tracey Alvarez
Piper Harland seems to be a cool chick to be friends with.
The Lake House (When the Wind Blows #2) by James Patterson
I want to be friends with Max because she’s bad-ass and strong.
Heartstopper: Volume One (Heartstopper #1) by Alice Oseman
Charile and Nick so sweet and be great friends.
Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
Eliza Mirk is so creative I think we would be good friends.
Reaching for Sun by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
I saw a lot of Josie in me when I read this book this month so of course I want to be your friend.
Waiting by Carol Lynch Williams
I feel like London needs someone to listen to her and I want to be that friend.
August 20: Favorite Tropes ( a trope is a commonly used theme or plot device) ( submitted by Andrea @ Books for Muse)
Coming out. 🌈
Characters that are working at non-profit. 🏙
When pets are involved.🐹
Healing after trauma.🙏
Slow heat love. 💕
Adoption topics. 🧒
Hate to love relationship.❤💋
July 23: Settings I’d Like to See More Of (Or At All)
A setting I never want to see again is making love without consent isn’t sexy; it’s rape.
A novel that has body-shaming isn’t cool.
I would love to see my book about HIV, AIDS and the ballroom scene.
An uplifting, story of an immigrant.
More books with autism characters.
Own voices transgender books. (It’s so hard to find any)
More book based in Israel and middle east issues.
Settings around family.
Settings where friends stand up for each other.
Books that are written around homeless and poverty.
July 9: Character Freebie ( any topic you want that deals with book characters!)
Today, I’ll share my top ten favourite transgender characters. This can count as a recommendation for trans relate books.
Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen by Jazz Jennings
Being Jazz is an non-fiction book that talks about Jazz’s life and who she become the strong young woman she is today.
The Definition of Normal: …A Transgender Love Story by E.S. Carpenter
Stephie was the first trans character I ever read and she holds a special place in my heart.
The Other Boy by M.G. Hennessey
Shane Woods story is the first book I read in 2018.
Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart
Lily is witty and smart which will make you love her.
The Pants Project by Cat Clarke
Liv is just canny and funny.
Life Underwater by Matthew J. Metzger
This book has a trans main character and what I find to be an unique plot line.
Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man by Chaz Bono
In this book we read about Chaz and his live in the spotlight.
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin
You guys already know how much I love this book.
Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition by Katie Rain Hill
It’s interest to see how the media affected Katie.
Bump by Matthew J. Metzger
This book talks about a taboo subject trans man and pregnancy.