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Maus, steampunk, dystopia, Kicked Out LGBTQ youth




I don't think I have anything to say on this that hasn't already been said. It's a classic, and horrifying, and well told.

4/5




In a future not far from tomorrow, any woman who doesn't have a child by 50, or man who doesn't by 60, is deemed "dispensable". These dispensable people are put in comfortable, cushy retirement homes... but at a price. These people are used in science and psychological experiments, and "donate" their organs one by one, until their fatal final donation. This is one dispensable woman's story.

I liked the dystopia of The Unit, and the two surprise! minor lesbian couples, but not a whole lot happened in this book. I'd recommend it to dystopia-lovers and people who like character-based novels.

4/5




I don't know what it is about steampunk, but I love it. A futuristic look at the past... it's a cool concept. And this is a great anthology of steampunk. There were only one or two stories I didn't like/understand. I mean, giant fighting robots! How cool is that? And that's just the first story.

4.5/5

Kicked Out edited by Sassafras Lowrey


This is an incredible book, and an extremely important one. Approximately 20-40% of homeless youth are LGBTQ-identified. These are their stories. 5/5

Full review at The Lesbrary.
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