If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

  If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo is the story of a transgirl written by a transwoman, and they even used a beautiful trans model for the book cover. The setting is high school, and any reader will recognize the familiar trappings---divorced parents who don't see eye to eye, teens who are or are … Continue reading If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo


What is a backlisted book?

So I had to do a little digging, because Book Date's category "backlisted book" had me stumped. By swimming against the tide of the internet sea (my Google searches wanted me to be looking for the much more common phrase, "blacklisted book," which is another way of saying "banned book") I think I reached a … Continue reading What is a backlisted book?

Random Round Up w Jobe

I love seeing the progression of a thing's development, and this article and video are too awesome not to share. Thanks Epic Reads! Are you old enough to remember diagramming sentences? For a visual learner like me, this activity set my brain on fire in the best way. I can just imagine all those happy … Continue reading Random Round Up w Jobe

Jobe’s December Reads

Hello, Friends! I have been remiss in my updating duties and for that I apologize. I have been nose-deep in 10-20 books for school but have only read portions and not completed a single one! But it occurred to me that I never did post my final summary for the last few books of 2015, … Continue reading Jobe’s December Reads

Jobe’s June, July, & August Summer Reads

Howdy y'all, I've pasted dated posts below from my private readers group, but I did some updates & revising, too. Basically this is what I've been up to, in addition to what you may have read over on my personal blog jjobe.svbtle.com. August 31 For "a book more than 100 years old," I read the … Continue reading Jobe’s June, July, & August Summer Reads

Jobe’s February Reads

And it's time for your end of the month check in: what did you read In February? Here's a quick review of the books I read this month. Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson This book was absolutely as hilarious as the reviews warned, so I counted it as my "funny book." If you're … Continue reading Jobe’s February Reads

Jobe is Your Girl Friday

Morning Y'all, Jobe here. So we're doing this blog thing, and we figured the more the merrier. So what do you want when you gather a group of writers? Well, you likely want to talk about writing. So in the next few weeks and months you can expect to return back for some great discussions on … Continue reading Jobe is Your Girl Friday