Author: Andrea Portes

Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes

Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes

I know that this is about a romance and a boy and a tragic ending, but I cannot move past the slurs. I believe people with influence have the responsibility to encourage a community of respect.  If this was a book about how racist a place can be, how homophobic a place can be, how sexist a place could be… it would be different.  There would be a lesson buried.  But it isn’t. How does having a character who calls a character “negro”, having that POC character steal, and justifying it through having that same racist character say “some stereotypes […]

Posted February 22, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments //