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spirituells

spirituells

Joined March 2019

library staff and friendly neighbourhood witch! this is me attempting to keep track of the books i read from the library
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On Loving Women | Diane Obomsawin
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i found this graphic novel at work!!! its this collection of stories about women loving women and having their hearts broken and finding community among other things, I'm not a huge fan of the illustration style tbh but it was a nice read

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This One Summer | Mariko Tamaki
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Pickpick

another graphic novel down 📚

Buechersuechtling Interesting cover. 🙂 3y
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I've been reading a ton of the lgbt stock we've been adding in to the library and i just finished this one! it revolves around a dramatic lesbian relationship and i love it so very much

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SuperMutant Magic Academy | Jillian Tamaki
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Pickpick

ya'll this is the funniest graphic novel i've read and i thoroughly recommend it

CaramelLunacy Great title! 3y
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*trigger warning for sexual assault and harassment both drawn and written about in this book so please take care of yourselves!

this graphic novel is a collection of stories all about the real lived experiences of people dealing with sexual assault, it isn't very long but it does tell you a whole lot about r*pe culture and how it silences and shames those who have done nothing wrong and allows those who have done wrong to do as they please. 5/5.

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anyone looking for an introductory book to read about autism should def read this, it was so helpful and beautifully illustrated and it has autistic women talking about their lives!

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Embroideries | Marjane Satrapi
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I'm working at a different library for the day and found this on the shelves. It is SO GOOD! I think I'll read persepolis next

Buechersuechtling Oh yes, it sounds really interesting. 😍 3y
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"My life has been like all the lives, long and hard and full of sadness and confusion and horror, a frightening, difficult dream punctuated by brief moments of joy."

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'the beautiful librarians are dead'

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I picked this up again and honestly Alison Bechdel is a genius and rereading her stuff during pride month is a great choice!

It's been a little while since i posted on here since the library i work at has been keeping me super busy but i hope everyone is having a nice weekend! 💙

mommyincolortv I've attempted to read this but could not get into it. Glad you enjoyed it! 3y
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I saw Roxane Gay reviewed this a while back and decided to read it too and i'm glad i did!

Our main character is a woman who cannot find peace in her own body, with her own weight and it ruins her in such a real way that i found myself wrecked by this book. I don't know if this was what this book set out to do but it served as a reminder to treat my body with the respect and love it deserves, as should we all.

CouronneDhiver Agree! 4y
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this is literally just a book collecting the names people have called groups of birds over time and i enjoyed it far too much!

some examples :
'a commotion of coots'
'an improbability of shearwaters'
'a swatting of flycatchers'
'a cast of merlins'

it's only a few words per page but i still love this silly bird book and i had to share it

Fridameetslucy I need this book!! I draw birds !! Well very metephorical birds. My Instagram has same name if you want to see them. 4y
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i liked this!

this is a good place to start if you're interested in reading about body positivity. It markets itself as a handbook and does have challenges to encourage confidence but it also goes into the history of weight and fashion and has guest essays too for extra perspectives!

she even provides a reading list at the back of the book and lists of blogs and websites to check out which as a fellow fat woman i dived right into and loved

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An exploration of death and the unveiling of life beyond the doors of a crematorium. Caitlin Doughty, a real life mortician respectfully approaches difficult subjects with grace and humour and pushes away some of the barriers that separate us from our own mortality.

The author has a channel i recommend checking out if the book sounds like your kind of thing, just search 'ask a mortician' on youtube!

wanderinglynn The book sounds interesting. And what pretty stones. 💚 4y
spirituells @wanderinglynn thanks!!! i love them 😍 4y
AutumnRLS Read From Here To Eternity and can't wait to read Smoke Gets In Your Eyes. 4y
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Karisa Great book! I read it last year, and it has really stuck with me. Truly unique point of view. 4y
Book_Gobbler Nice! Added to the TBR pile! 😊📚 4y
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗🎈 4y
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Clwojick Hey! Welcome to Litsy! Hope you‘re loving it so far. Glad to see another graphic novel reader on here 😍 4y
spirituells @Clwojick thanks! haha yeah i always have a few graphic novels on the go, i'll need to check out your reads to get some recs! 4y
Clwojick I read a ton last year! I read a lot of them online, so sometimes it‘s like 20 a night. 😀 4y
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Saving Grace | Grace Wilson
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This graphic novel about a young woman living in London, trying to find a job she doesn't hate and ranting about how expensive it is to live here made me feel very seen™

CrowCAH Welcome to the Litsy family!!! 📚 4y
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spirituells @CrowCAH thank you sm!! 4y
rockpools Welcome to Litsy! This sounds great - I hadn‘t heard of it before. 4y
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RaimeyGallant Interesting! And welcome to Litsy! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. @LitsyWelcomeWagon 4y
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WhatWouldJaneDo This definitely sounds like a relatable one! Might have to add it to my TBR... Welcome to Litsy! 4y
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spirituells @RaimeyGallant thank you, ill definitely check this out! 4y
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