east of eden (by ivvy million)
I didn’t even realize that the 5th Wave was being made into a movie omg I just thought Chloe Moretz was a really popular fancast for Cassie
It’s a fact that ableism, homophobia, and racism influence countless aspects of people’s everyday lives. Micro-aggressions, stereotypes, internalized prejudice, flagrant bigotry, institutionalised discrimination… There are also other matters to consider: accessibility, hair or skin care, limited dating pools, communities, culture, etc.
When none of these elements are acknowledged in realistic fiction, I notice. When the absence of those elements is praised, I notice especially.
And I wonder — perhaps uncharitably — are diverse characters only OK as long as they’re not too diverse?
Y’all have no idea how amazing this book is. And holy crap. Design, people. Design! It’s flawless! If you haven’t read it, why are you still reading this?! You should be at a bookstore buying this book.
So it’s official…This side of my library is completely full!
*takes a picture to procrastinate finishing it so it doesn’t have to be over*