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The Golden Stag of 80's Obsessed Fame

I wrote this review years ago, so I figured that now would be a good time to pick up the hobby again! I feel like this book still deserves acclaim, so I just uploaded an old post here.

From Tuesday, April 12th, 2011:
I, being a student, am sad and yet rather happy that Borders Bookstore is closing. Sad because it is closing, but happy because Barnes and Noble will have less competition and SALES. That’s right, sales, sales, sales, sales, sales. So I went into my local closing Borders and luckily for me, a large amount of people have no interest in literary fiction, and sci-fi fantasy in my town. So I picked up a book with a rather colorful cover, and paid $7 for it. It was 60% off, who could go wrong? I sure as hell didn't. I haven’t read a book like this since Going Bovine by Libba Bray.

Said book is Colors Insulting to Nature by Cintra Wilson.

Now, Colors Insulting to Nature is a very different kind of literary fiction. It focuses on a girl with a lot of problems (but sweet never…