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Beyond the Black Door by A.M.  Strickland
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bookshelves: epic-fantasy, read-2020, young-adult

It's so so rare to find ace/biromantic rep (and #ownvoices at that!) in fantasy and I absolutely crave more of it. Kamai's insecurity in understanding herself, Kihan's journey with gender identity, and the obvious love and pain and hope the author poured into these discussions was so obvious on the page. I also direct you to this brilliant article the author wrote about being queer on page and closeted in real life. I've been thinking about it for days. So powerfully said.
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Reading Progress

October 13, 2017 – Shelved
October 13, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
January 6, 2020 – Started Reading
January 9, 2020 – Shelved as: epic-fantasy
January 9, 2020 – Shelved as: read-2020
January 9, 2020 – Shelved as: young-adult
January 9, 2020 – Finished Reading

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Drakeryn Thanks for the link! I've always wondered what "mixed" pronouns (like she/they) signify, so it was very interesting to see her explain what it means to her.


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