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Monthly Archives: May 2021

Epic Reads Contemporary

Wed, May 26 @ 1:00 pm

May 26th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas

Booklist (starred review)

“Sie’s splendid novel is no stranger to surprises and suspense, which keep the pages turning, but it’s the fully realized, multidimensional characters that are the story’s real attraction. Both Jules and Jack are wonderfully appealing characters who will capture readers’ hearts, and watching their personal development and that of their relationship are what really capture […]

May 20th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas

Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“As Jack himself points out, there are few media depictions of cis and trans men dating. This book is a welcome and successful entry into the category … A touching, romantic, and rewarding read.”

May 20th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas

Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile

“I only just turned the last page of All Kinds of Other, and I am full of so many emotions that it feels as if there is no more space in my brain for anything else today. All I know is that I want to shove a copy of this story into as many hands as […]

May 20th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas

The Nerd Daily

“Whew, what a glorious book! Tender and vulnerable, All Kinds of Other is the perfect readfor anyone who’s scared of being their authentic self and needs that little ray of hope toshow them that being yourself is always worth the risk.”

May 20th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas

Maulik Pancholy, author of The Best at It

May 20th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas

Culturess

“It’s engaging and endearing, funny in some moments and gut-wrenching in others, but it opens eyes and minds to other stories that need time in the spotlight. We need more stories like this.”

May 20th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas

Goddess of Books

“All Kinds of Other by James Sie has the makings of any great ya contemporary novel with a fresh and diverse take on the genre. It moves the reader unlike any other and provides a connection to the characters, whether you have experienced what they do or not.”

May 20th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas

Jena Brown Writes

“While it’s incredibly hopeful and wonderfully written, it doesn’t back away from the very real-life difficulties facing gay and trans kids today…This book is an emotional journey and I adored absolutely every second.” 

May 20th, 2021Still Life Las Vegas