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The Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag 2019

TIME TO FREAK OUT! I’ve read 24 books out of my goal of 52 this year which puts me two books behind, but gives me enough to answer these questions. So let’s get started with the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag 2019 The best book you’ve read so far in 2019 On a Sunbeam by […]

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June 2019 Wrap-Up
June 2019 Reading and Blog Wrap-up

June 2019 was such a busy month! Between BookExpo and 30 Days of Pride, there's a whole to talk about.

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I’m So Proud Of This Community | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! I’ve saved my own personal pride post for last, not because I necessarily wanted to be the wrap-up, but because I didn’t really know what to talk about until last night. I’ve talked about my coming out experience on here before. Already, I’ve made […]

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Interview with Anna-Marie McLemore | 30 Days of Pride

Anna-Marie McLemore, author of When The Moon Was Ours, Blanca & Roja joins us to discuss their upcoming 2020 release Dark and Deepest Red, celebrating pride month, and queer and Latinx representation in fiction.

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Interview with Christine Lynn Herman | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, Christine Lynn Herman, debut author of The Devouring Gray is here to talk about book, pride month, and disaster bi representation (which is very, very important)!  BEN ACE: Hi, Christine! Welcome to 30 Days of Pride, and thank you so much for participating! […]

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Favorite Aromantic Characters by Gretal | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, I have another post about a-spec rep to show you all! If you’re looking for more examples of aromantic representation in YA literature, look no further! Gretal is here today with a list of aromantic characters that she loves and that you’ll probably […]

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Interview with CB Lee | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, I have a great interview with C.B. Lee, author of Not Your Sidekick, to share with all of you! A lot of this interview focuses on a-spec representation, which is strong in certain parts of media, but still widely lacking. I hope you […]

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Interview with M.K. England | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, I’d like to welcome M.K. England, the author of The Disasters (2018) and the upcoming Spellhacker (2020). They’re here to talk about queer rep in sci-fi and in their books, celebrating pride month, and a whole lot more. I’m so excited to have […]

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Queer Books to Look For in the Last Half of 2019 | 30 Days of Pride

As I'm making a post for my most anticipated releases of the last half of 2019, I realized there were quite a few that I didn't really want to put on the list because I received ARCs of them at BEA. So what excuse could I make up to talk about queer books coming out later this year? Here are nine coming out later in 2019.

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Interview with Kacen Callender | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, I bring you an interview with the incredible Kacen Callender. They’re here to talk about celebrating pride month, diversity in publishing and their upcoming releases, so keep reading! Hi, Kacen! Welcome to 30 Days of Pride, and thank you so much for participating! […]

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“Where I’ve Found Parts of Myself” by Harker D. | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, Harker is here to talk about some books that have made them feel seen. (And they happen to be books I also love.) Talking about representation is a great way to talk about pride, so I hope y’all enjoy their post! I grew […]

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“Colette, Anaïs, and Me” by Michelle Ruiz Keil, Author of ALL OF US WITH WINGS

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, Michelle Ruiz Keil is here with a beautiful piece about self-discovery and finding pride in her identity. If you enjoy this, because sure to check out her debut YA novel, All Of Us With Wings releasing on June 18th. Content warnings: Lesbian slurs; […]

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Bi Characters in Science Fiction & Fantasy by Sage | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, Sage is here to talk about bisexual characters and bi rep in science fiction and fantasy. Queer characters in SFF is something we don’t talk or think about nearly enough, and I’m glad he’s giving us a list of awesome bi characters. Happy […]

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One Day at a Time, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Me by Megan Manzano | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, Megan is going to talk about two of her favorite characters who are queer and Latina and how seeing that representation has had an impact on her life. No matter who you ask, they’ll always have different terms to describe their identity. If […]

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Queer Books with Happy Endings by Ben Ace | 30 Days of Pride

Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, I wanted to add a Part Two to a post I did back in February. Here is a second list of books with queer characters that don't suffer because of their identity.

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