A non fiction book by a ueer author about being ueer This spoke out to me when I saw it on Netgalley because it was exactly what I was looking for What I didn t expect was to relate so strongly with the author s experience #in coming out later in life and finding #coming out later in life and finding who she was at the age of twenty eightKatie Heaney wrote a book called Never Have I Ever My Life So Far Without a *Date and it was released in 2014 She references this book often in Would You Rather because in it she describes *and it was released in 2014 She references this book often in Would You Rather because in it she describes having dated being a virgin at twenty five and being attracted to men At the time she wrote that book she had not accepted that she was a lesbian She might not have even nown despite the signs she points out in Would You RatherIt is fascinating to have two different books written at two different points in your life that demonstrate how things can change over the course of just a few years At twenty five she is single straight and a virgin and at twenty eight she has a girlfriend is a lesbian and is no longer a virgin I love how candid she is about talking about her journey in coming out to her friends and family and how at first she didn t feel gay enough because she hadn t ever dated a woman I related to her story for a number of reasons but I m not as candid as she is I don t think I would ever
"Write Let Alone Publish "let alone publish just one but two books detailing my love life and sexuality I admire Heaney greatly because of it She talks about how she continued to get emails after her first book was released from young women who related to he. 25 she was still waiting to meet the right guy Three years later a lot changed For one thing she met the right girl Here for the first time Katie opens up about realizing that she is gay She tackles everything from the trials of dating in New York City to the growing pains of her first ,
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She Will Get Emails Forwill get emails for You Rather for the same thingI thought the content of the book was great I wasn t too fond of the format The book is described as a series of essays and sometimes the book flowed nicely and sometimes it didn t I would ve liked if the book flowed all the way through and didn t feel as if there were unrelated essays mixed in That being said I loved the essay about Heaney downloading and watching The L Word for the first time while she was studying abroad There was even an essay where she talked about her anxiety and how she had been resistant to medication before accepting she needed it Again I really appreciated her openness throughout the memoir about her journey and I would highly recommend it Something about Katie Heaney is remarkably relatable and I think you will find that whether you consider yourself gay or not But don t get me wrong I couldn t be gayer I received this book for free through LibraryThing s Early ReviewersIt wasn t until I actually read the blurb On The Back That the back that realized that this was written *By The Girl Who *the girl who Never Have I Ever My Life So Far Without a Date I had really wanted to read that book and even marked it as such on Goodreads but I never did get around to reading it I m glad that I was able to read this book because it does touch upon some of the themes that Never Had I Ever coveredSo basically I loved this book I loved it because I related so much to it I m not a lesbian so I couldn t relate to her coming out but I did relate to a bunch of. Elationship from obsessing over Harry Styles because actually he does look a bit like a lesbian to learning to accept herself all over again Exploring love and sexuality with her neurotic wit and endearing intimacy Katie shares the message that it's never too late to find love or yoursel.
Read & Download Would You Rather? A Memoir of Growing Up and Coming OutI received a free copy of this book from a Goodreads giveaway for an honest reviewThis book wasokay I guess It wasn t terrible but it wasn t good either I feel like the title was a bit misleading Growing Up and Coming Out is actually of Coming Out and Spending Most of the Book Talking about Details of My Life and OpinionsI *TRIED I REALLY DID AND I M SORRY BUT *I really did and I m sorry but just don t care about this girl s life It s great that she s using a platform To Talk About Coming talk about coming and navigating expectations but as soon as she started talking about her love for horoscopes Harry Styles or her need to always make the bed I realized I honestly couldn t care less This book really had no trajectory Katie Heaney had a great platform here and the opportunity to make a change with her writing but the sections where she really talks about her important revelations pale in comparison to all the times she just talks about mundane aspects of her life I found myself trudging along just for the sake of finishing the damn thing I also found her self righteousness grating She reminds me of one of those who always complains about you having a relationship
and leaving her out and then as soon as she has one of her own she does the exact sameleaving her out and then as soon as she has one of her own she does the exact same don t now This just wasn t my cup of tea This review and others can be found at BW Book Reviews I received this ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review This has no influence on my rating Would You Rather A Memoir of Growing Up and Coming Out will be released on March 6th 201845 This year I wanted to read. A collection of poignant relatable essays from the author of Never Have I Ever about coming out in her late twenties entering into her first relationship and figuring out what it means to be an adultWhen Katie Heaney published her first book of essays chronicling her singledom up to age.