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2021 LGBTQ Books by Black Authors to Preorder (And 10 That Are Already Out)

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Black LGBTQ books got a bump in June of 2020. With the George Floyd protests at their peak and Pride month still happening, lists of queer Black books to buy or preorder built up steam on social media. You Should See Me in a Crown, a Black YA F/F novel, was sold out everywhere. Unfortunately, this follows a pattern that Black and LGBTQ books often see: a peak during Black History Month or Pride month, but forgotten in between. Or, a hateful act will make the news, whether it’s police brutality or violent transphobia or a worrying new law, book...

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Today’s stack is all about comics for kids: a few are new or upcoming, and a few are a little older, and there are even a couple that are somehow both at the same time

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Let’s dive in! These are arranged roughly in order of target audience age. Fitz and Cleo by Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox Fitz and Cleo are siblings who also happen to be ghosts; this book is a chapter-book comic, divided up into 11 short stories, as they have silly adventures and play with their cat, Mister Boo. (Cleo loves Mister Boo and gets along well; Fitz is a bit more skeptical and Mister Boo responds accordingly.) The stories are cute and have funny endings; most are fairly short at just a couple of pages long. I’ll note that although the...

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2021 LGBTQ Books by Black Authors to Preorder (And 10 That Are Already Out)

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Black LGBTQ books got a bump in June of 2020. With the George Floyd protests at their peak and Pride month still happening, lists of queer Black books to buy or preorder built up steam on social media. You Should See Me in a Crown, a Black YA F/F novel, was sold out everywhere. Unfortunately, this follows a pattern that Black and LGBTQ books often see: a peak during Black History Month or Pride month, but forgotten in between. Or, a hateful act will make the news, whether it’s police brutality or violent transphobia or a worrying new law, book...

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Tesla frontman Elon Musk has told friends and close associates that he is planning to move to Texas and away from California

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A new report from CNBC says that the CEO has plans to leave the Golden State and become a resident of the Lone Star State instead, but the reasons are not entirely known. The big question is: Will Tesla’s headquarters go with him, or will operations remain in California, where the automaker has called home since its establishment in 2003? CNBC’s report indicates that Musk’s move may have to do with his discontent for COVID-19 restrictions, which he disagreed with vocally earlier this year. During the Q1 2020 Earnings Call that Tesla held in April, Musk explained that lockdowns were fascist and...

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Inside: Laugh out loud with our collection of 15+ funny graphic novels for kids.

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Whether through extreme absurdity or exaggeration, silliness or grossness, wacky situations or toilet humour, a book that makes a child laugh out loud offers a wonderful hook into reading. And this list of funny graphic novels…includes all that and more! With books for kids from age six though to 10+ years, the titles below include plenty of comedic gold. Plus, many are part of a series, and you have to love a series for keeping kids turning the pages! For even more great graphic novels for kids, be sure to click through to see our great big list in the...

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