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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me

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Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, confident, and SO cute. There's just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend.

Reeling from her latest break up, Freddy's best friend, Doodle, introduces her to the Seek-Her, a mysterious medium, who leaves Freddy some cryptic parting words: break up with her. B
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Expected publication: May 7th 2019 by First Second Books
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Elise (TheBookishActress)
Oct 09, 2018 marked it as releases-2019
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I constantly need these discussions of toxic relationships between sapphics in graphic novel form, also thank you for my life @ this cover designer
Alexandra ☁
THAT COVER HAS ME BY THE THOAT
ellie
Oct 07, 2018 marked it as to-read
when i marked this book as to-read i thought it was called laura dern keeps breaking up with me
Ally
Nov 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received an early copy of this graphic novel at Yallfest 2018

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me is a story of realizing that sometimes leaving a toxic relationship is hard, and we must not leave our friends when they ask for help.

Freddy is a teenager in love, living in world where no one judges her for her sexuality. This is not a coming out story nor a story about defeating the odds. This is a self-love story and realizing our worth and the importance of friends — with beautiful soft art.

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Caroline
Dec 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
yes yes yes!!!! explorations of toxic relationships in a queer setting along with figuring out how to stand up for yourself and be a good friend and a good person along the way. also the art is so warm it feels like you’re looking at friends. i just really really enjoyed this. super well done.
Amber Brown
Dec 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
"Of course, I know there are LGBTQIA activists who fought for centuries for me to have the right to fuck up like this.

I'm aware that I should be grateful that I have the ability to get broken up with and publicly humiliated the same as my hetero friends.

I am progress."
Miko Lee
Dec 31, 2018 rated it it was ok
High school romance told in graphic novel format.
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Nice soft love with Mariko Tamaki sounds like the kind of thing we need in 2019.
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Mariko Tamaki is a Toronto writer, playwright, activist and performer. She works and performs with fat activists Pretty Porky and Pissed Off and the theatre troupe TOA, whose recent play, A vs. B, was staged at the 2004 Rhubarb Festival at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Her well-received novel, Cover Me (McGilligan Books) was followed by a short fiction collection, True Lies: The Book of Bad Advice ...more