Brooke Skipstone

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Brooke Skipstone lives in Alaska, where she watches the mountains change colors with the seasons from her balcony. Where she feels the constant rush toward winter as the sunlight wanes for six months of the year, seven minutes each day, bringing crushing cold that lingers even as the sun climbs again. Where the burst of life during summer is urgent under twenty-four-hour daylight, lush and decadent. Where fish swim hundreds of miles up rivers past bear claws and nets and wheels and lines of rubber-clad combat fishers, arriving humped and ragged, dying as they spawn. Where danger from the land and its animals exhilarates the senses, forcing her to appreciate the difference between life and death. Where the edge between is sometimes too allur ...more

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Brooke Skipstone I haven't experienced this very often, but when I do, I walk through the trees. My brain focuses inward as I wander, smelling the clean air and feelin…moreI haven't experienced this very often, but when I do, I walk through the trees. My brain focuses inward as I wander, smelling the clean air and feeling the heat or cold or wind or snow or rain wash over me.(less)
Brooke Skipstone The ability to create anyone and any scene and any story. The excitement of figuring out a solution or an ending or a hook. The whole process is such …moreThe ability to create anyone and any scene and any story. The excitement of figuring out a solution or an ending or a hook. The whole process is such a rush.(less)
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Crystal's House of Queers by Brooke Skipstone
"I don't tend to read new adult/ young adult titles, but I do love LGBTIQA+ books and so I gave this a go, and pleased I did. It was a great listen, with interesting characters, and storyline. Most of all, I think it would be great for the younger aud" Read more of this review »
Crystal's House of Queers by Brooke Skipstone
"At first I wasn't sure I would enjoy this book but the more I got to know the characters the more I wanted to see what happened to them. I ended up truly enjoying it by the end of the last page."
Crystal's House of Queers by Brooke Skipstone
"Really, this is a 4.5/5 stars for me.

IF YOU WANT TO READ THIS BOOK, BE SURE TO CHECK FOR TRIGGER WARNINGS BEFORE READING IT!

While this book had some triggering moments, the moments were important and something that definitely led to important conve" Read more of this review »
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Crystal's House of Queers by Brooke Skipstone
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"Epic in scope, Skipstone's stunning book is an unflinching conventional narrative of how queer women are viewed in today's world. It is a journey of gender and sexual discovery. It celebrates the beauty and complexity of queer lives without glossing ...more
Crystal's House of Queers by Brooke Skipstone
""I'm gay and I'm raising my dyke flag"
What a beautiful, heartwarming, and empowering read.



I deeply appreciated how organically the relationship between Haley and Crystal was shown to progress. It did not come across as if it was trying to copy any h" Read more of this review »
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"Laced with malevolence, yet finding hope through sisterly bonds, this first in the Skipping Sideways series introduces an unusual, resilient heroine. Some Laneys Died is a young adult novel whose heroine learns that choices are endless, and that no ...more
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