ARC Review: How to They/Them

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I received a copy of How to They/Them from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

How to They/Them: A Visual Guide to Nonbinary Pronouns and the World of Gender Fluidity by Stuart Getty is a heavily-illustrated introduction to nonbinary pronouns (specifically they/them) and nonbinary and transgender identities more broadly.

How to They/Them starts with a brief autobiography about Stuart Getty and how they came to understand their gender identity and adopt the pronoun “they”, before moving into the meat of the guide. It’s done in a very accessible way, with a lot in an easily-digestible Q&A format with numerous cartoons, drawings, and graphs to illustrate and expand on various points.

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ARC Review: Mom Marries Mum!

Mom Marries Mum!I received a copy of Mom Marries Mum! from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

Mom Marries Mum! by Alice Priestley and Ken Setterington is a board book celebrating the wedding of two young children’s mothers.

The illustrations are lovely and cheerful and the story itself is cute and to the point; board books are designed for very young children and as such are short and simple with little text. There are fewer than a dozen sentences moving from the announcement of the wedding, through a few questions from the children (Will Nana and Pop be there? Can I be the flower girl?), to the big day, where all their questions are answered with a resounding “yes!”

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