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10 thoughts on “Under the Rainbow

  1. says:

    I felt similarly about this as I did about Red White and Royal Blue which for most people would be a compliment but for me sadly it is not I was not expecting for this to be a YA book but given the tone and the coming of ag

  2. says:

    When Big Burr Kansas is named the most homophobic place in America a group of activists moves in to try to make a difference The novel starts from the perspective of one of their children and moves from there to others in the town and in the group Laskey captures the pressures of small town life and the destructive nature of homophobia but also the beauty of embracing your true self or learning to accept your neighbor My only sli

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    In this novel a non profit program named Acceptance Across America AAA goes to the supposed most homophobic town with a task force that provides undercover dedicated time to fight homophobia and issues within the community I did this as an audio book and the numerous narrators were incredible and perfectly fit each character The novel has a large number of main characters with chapters dedicated to their POV I liked the

  4. says:

    Under the Rainbow imagines a clash between urban and rural America An LGBT nonprofit’s named a small Kansas town the most homophobic in America and a task force made up mostly of white gentrifiers is ordered to move there to conduct community outreach and education; chapters alternate between the perspectives of residents and no

  5. says:

    35 starsCelia Laskey's Under the Rainbow is a collection of poignant thought provoking interconnected stories about an interesting social experiment of sortsBig Burr Kansas has been determined to be the most homophobic town in the US

  6. says:

    25 I think I was expecting a pointed satire and what I got was a fairytale veering between didactic and cheesy Not for me

  7. says:

    Lovely debut novel that follows a task force of LGBT people sent to The Most Homophobic Town in America Big Burr Kansas I liked this book the writing is solid and Laskey did a great job of setting us in scenes This book jumps from character to character and I felt a loss that we didn't get to know certain characters like Avery Zach even Karen deeper It felt like we got too short of a time with each character Some of th

  8. says:

    This book is about a group of LGBT rights activists who move to the so called 'Most Homophobic Town in America' for two years in an effort to change hearts and minds There are multiple narrators some residents some activists which I'm sometimes

  9. says:

    Big thanks to Riverhead Books for a free copyI so enjoyed Under the Rainbow it's a wry sharp novel The premise After Big Burr Kansas is determined to be the most homophobic town in tbe US a team from Acceptance Across America moves in

  10. says:

    I had mixed feelings about this book On the one hand it was as they say compulsively readable and I finished the audiobook is just under two days But then when I got to the end I couldn’t help but be troubled by both the structuring and won

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Summary ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Celia Laskey

When a group of social activists arrive in a small town the lives and beliefs of residents and outsiders alike are upended in this wry embracing novelBig Burr Kansas is the kind of place where everyone seems to know everyone and everyone shares the same values or keeps their opinions to themselves But when a national nonprofit labels Big Burr the most homophobic town in the US and sends in a task force of ueer volunteers as an ex In this novel a non profit program named Acceptance Across America AAA goes to the supposed most homophobic town with a task force that provides undercover dedicated time to fight homophobia and issues within the community I did this as an audio book and the numerous narrators were incredible and perfectly fit each character The novel has a large number of main characters with chapters dedicated to their POV I liked the amount of time given to each character chapter wise I think it helps you build a better connection or in some cases builds a case for why their mind may work the way it does or their feelings towards certain things Or in some cases just clearly emphasizes ignorance Initially I wasn t sure if so many points of view would make me feel detached from the story and less directly connected to a specific character or characters But it actually gave a great sense of a community which I know was the intent The book did a perfect job creating and representing the stereotypical types of people some unfortunately for emphasis of how ridiculous it is at times There was humor with mockery and cliche topics Such as Too pretty to be lesbians at least it s not two men types of statements While there were bits of humor and some of this came off light hearted there are underlying issues that are very serious and directly confronted There were very subtle tie ins of the characters that you could almost miss if not paying attention and emphasis on pronouns that provided a nice extra touch I think books like this are another great way to open up dialogue about communities and minorities that need our collective support While we have made great advances over the years we still have a lot of room to grow I enjoyed how overall this book was not too heavy and didn t leave me feeling gutted but still left room for even a very open accepting person to continue to think about things and where we can continue to grow The Purpose-Guided Universe in a small town the lives and beliefs of residents and outsiders alike are upended The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion in this wry embracing novelBig Burr Kansas The Academy is the kind of place where everyone seems to know everyone and everyone shares the same values or keeps their opinions to themselves But when a national nonprofit labels Big Burr the most homophobic town Full Dark, No Stars in the US and sends If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, in a task force of ueer volunteers as an ex In this novel a non profit program named Acceptance Across America AAA goes to the supposed most homophobic town with a task force that provides undercover dedicated time to fight homophobia and 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida issues within the community I did this as an audio book and the numerous narrators were La ética de la crueldad incredible and perfectly fit each character The novel has a large number of main characters with chapters dedicated to their POV I liked the amount of time given to each character chapter wise I think 3052 it helps you build a better connection or Intégrale Gunnm Last Order Other Stories in some cases builds a case for why their mind may work the way Mercator it does or their feelings towards certain things Or Pasos perdidos en Granada in some cases just clearly emphasizes Suffering and no suffering ignorance Initially I wasn t sure Can We Live 150 Years? 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Ast And for Christine the newcomers are not only a threat to the comforting rhythms of Big Burr life but a call to action As tensions roil the town cratering relationships and forcing closely guarded secrets into the light everyone must consider what it really means to belong Told with warmth and wit Under the Rainbow is a poignant hopeful articulation of our complicated humanity that reminds us we are alike than we'd like to adm Lovely debut novel that follows a task force of LGBT people sent to The Most Homophobic Town in America Big Burr Kansas I liked this book the writing is solid and Laskey did a great job of setting us in scenes This book jumps from character to character and I felt a loss that we didn t get to know certain characters like Avery Zach even Karen deeper It felt like we got too short of a time with each character Some of this could have been because I d just read Girl Woman Other which is a master class in shifting viewpoints and interconnected characters This book was a solid debut and I ll read whatever she writes next it just wasn t mindblowing I also would love to hear a ueer person from middle Americaa small town s thoughts on this book Pantaleon y Las Visitadoras into the light everyone must consider what Ni Un Jefe Más. Quiero tener mi negocio y ser mi propio jefe. Secretos para independizarse: Cómo un Emprendedor Exitoso. Cómo crear una empresa exitosa. Cómo emprender e iniciar un negocio rentable it really means to belong Told with warmth and wit Under the Rainbow No Limits (No existen Límites cuando se cree en uno mismo) is a poignant hopeful articulation of our complicated humanity that reminds us we are alike than we'd like to adm Lovely debut novel that follows a task force of LGBT people sent to The Most Homophobic Town Captain Wentworths Persuasion in America Big Burr Kansas I liked this book the writing Canu Cynnar is solid and Laskey did a great job of setting us La bondad de los extraños in scenes This book jumps from character to character and I felt a loss that we didn t get to know certain characters like Avery Zach even Karen deeper It felt like we got too short of a time with each character Some of this could have been because I d just read Girl Woman Other which Willy the Wizard is a master class Off-side in shifting viewpoints and Esclava Medieval: La Sumisión retorcida en Placer por un Matrimonio de Conveniencia (Novela Romántica y Erótica en Español: Fantasía nº 1) (Spanish Edition) interconnected characters This book was a solid debut and I ll read whatever she writes next Enséñame más it just wasn t mindblowing I also would love to hear a ueer person from middle Americaa small town s thoughts on this book

Summary ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Celia Laskey

Periment they'll live and work in the community for two years in an attempt to broaden hearts and minds no one is truly prepared for what will ensueFurious at being uprooted from her life in Los Angeles and desperate to fit in at her new high school Avery fears that it's only a matter of time before her gay crusader mom outs her Still grieving the death of her son Linda welcomes the arrivals who know mercifully little about her p 25 I think I was expecting a pointed satire and what I got was a fairytale veering between didactic and cheesy Not for me