First Impressions of Affliction

bria1
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Jun 09 2021 – 04:55 PM

It was okay

I like the cover of this book a lot! I think it really adds to the setting and the atmosphere...

victoria_v
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Jun 09 2021 – 03:47 PM

Affliction

This is a topic that I really am interested in reading more about. The dynamic between her dad...

christine_queenofbooks
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Jun 09 2021 – 03:06 PM

Childhood memoir

Affliction: Growing Up With a Closeted Gay Dad begins with a prologue in which the author's...

zbug13
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Jun 09 2021 – 02:48 PM

captivating front cover

My first impression of this book is a good impression and I am already interested. I love the...

aimeerob
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Jun 09 2021 – 02:04 PM

Interesting

This probably isn't something I would normally pick up, not because the content is not...

ojoausana
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Jun 09 2021 – 01:21 PM

Affliction Blurb

Sounds like a great read for sure, i have yet to hear of this book before this but will be...

rebecca
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Jun 09 2021 – 12:28 PM

interesting perspective

An interesting memoir of a time not so long ago when the attitudes around the LGBTQ+ community...

bookwormmom
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Jun 09 2021 – 12:28 PM

Great Memoir!

I've gotta be honest, I didn't really think this book would appeal to me that much, but I was...

loriest
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Jun 09 2021 – 12:12 PM

I like it!

I really like what I read so far and look forward to reading more. So far I like how Laura is...

reallyfunreads
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Jun 09 2021 – 08:46 AM

Pass

The cover is very creative and indicative of the time period and context for the rest of the...

damroberts744
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Jun 08 2021 – 11:58 PM

Love it

A very impressive memoir/narrative nonfiction about a young woman learning of her fathers decades...

evan wang
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Jun 08 2021 – 11:12 PM

Beautiful

I absolutely love and adore the topic this book pursues because it is something that needs to be...

laurenjaine
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Jun 08 2021 – 11:11 PM

Mind opening

I absolutely love and adore the topic this book pursues because it is something that needs to be...

saraweather
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Jun 08 2021 – 09:16 PM

I Don't Know

I do not think this is for me because I am not into memoir -ish nonfiction. I do wonder certain...

elilove11
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Jun 08 2021 – 08:40 PM

Interesting

I think this book is one that will be so important to read and one that tackles issues that...

alysongoodman
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Jun 08 2021 – 06:26 PM

Intriguing

Perfect for Pride month (or anytime), Affliction, sounds like the kind of book that will tug at...

ecollins
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Jun 08 2021 – 05:25 PM

Powerful Story

This book is well written, heartbreaking, beautiful and full of surprises. You will not be...

quixotic_cynic
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Jun 08 2021 – 03:43 PM

Mixed feelings

The writing in this is great--detailed, easy to read, and compelling. However, the main conceit...

bkelly95125
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Jun 08 2021 – 03:24 PM

Family secrets

The author's warm and detailed writing style draws you in, setting the stage for whatever deep,...

purplebanana0808
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Jun 08 2021 – 03:12 PM

Intriguing

I think with all of the pride going on right now, this book is perfect for the season. I...

storiesofsonder
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Jun 08 2021 – 02:59 PM

Not My Kind of Memoir

I've recently gotten more into memoirs, especially within the past year. However, the issue is...

stjean38
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Jun 08 2021 – 01:16 PM

Moving memoir

My first impression is that Laura Hall is a very observant and caring person. While looking at...

ladykrystal
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Jun 08 2021 – 12:00 PM

No thanks

I like memoirs usually but I am not really interested in this one. I think the summary told...

kitkat
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Jun 08 2021 – 11:39 AM

Interesting

I have been reading more non fiction nowadays and they give me new perspectives on life. I think...

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