Video: 12 Days of LitMas Booktube Challenge – Day 2


Day 2: The Best Writer I Read for the First Time This Year

Joseph Cassara, definitely.

He wrote The House of Impossibly Beauties, which was, to me, incredibly beautiful in its grittiness. It’s a fictional take on the drag queens of the early 1980s, many of them portrayed in the documentary Paris is Burning. Cassara’s characters came alive. I could see their want, their glitter, their tough shell, their hope. And I loved them.

Read my full review here.


The 12 Days of LitMas is a booktube challenge hosted by Stripped Cover Lit.

December 14 – Day 1: The Best Booktube Friend I Made This Year
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December 15 – Day 2: The Best Writer I Read for the First Time This Year
December 16 – Day 3: The Best Book I Read This Year
December 17 – Day 4: The Best Poem I Read This Year
December 18 – Day 5: The Best Booktube Video I Watched This Year
December 19 – Day 6: Quote of the Year
December 20 – Day 7: The Big Thing I Learned This Year
December 21 – Day 8: Something That Really Stuck in my Craw
December 22 – Day 9: Brag a Little & Thank Your Community
December 23 – Day 10: Writers and Booktubers I’d Like to Know Better
December 24 – Day 11: 2018 Booktube MVP
December 25 – Day 12: Reading, Writing, and Booktube Goals for 2019

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