Month: May 2017

RUNAWAY GIRL ♡ PART ONE

I KNOW NOW THAT THE DARKNESS I HAD SEEN WAS MY OWN SHADOW. * * * Cut it off, run now. Don’t look back. You must go missing for him to learn how to miss you. I pack my proverbial suitcase and head for the door. I look back and know that what is left will not be the same if I returned. But returning is not an option, at least not now. I must learn to keep my feet moving past the door, out to the street, into a cab and set dynamite across the bridge as I cross over the canyon. Never to return. Without him, I may never know if this house we painted pink would have ever been a home. With him, the walls breath in staggered paces, huffing and puffing as if their lungs had been filled for centuries with the toxic fumes of my own self-loathing—gasping to make out the word: “Run.” * * * But I do stop running. I return. From winter in Phoenix to a 79-degree night …

May Book Club Pick: More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Hello #QSBookClub babes, I am thrilled to announce this month’s book club pick! The idea for this book club centered around the difficult time I had finding new books by queer authors. In my search, I came across the incredible Adam Silvera, who has now become a huge inspiration in my life (I’m so late omg). For May, I wanted to do something different and explore a genre I hadn’t dived into before. This book has touched so many people and the fact that the protagonist is a gay person of color who grew up in the Bronx is so dope. May 2017 QS Book Club Pick This month’s pick is More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera! >SIGN UP HERE< Live Book Discussion On Wednesday, May 31 at 9PM EST, Queer Spinster will host a Live Google Hangout as we discuss the book More Happy than Not. Details to come. If you live in New York City, there will also be an in-person discussion where wine will be served (of course) at the same time, as we Skype in with …