Review: And I Darken

Release Date: June 28th, 2016 Author: Kiersten White Website: ISBN: 9780553522310 Review: ETA: I wrote this review after I finished an advanced copy of the book in April, before the Pulse shooting in Orlando that claimed 49 lives. As I've been reflecting on this novel, the political climate, and the impact of the shooting on the LGBT+... Continue Reading →

It’s Not a “Them” Problem

It's hard to find the words. Early this morning, 50 people were murdered at a club in Orlando, Florida. I didn't know them, but it doesn't feel like a stranger's tragedy. They were my family, my lovers, my friends, my community. I am an accident of birth away from being one of the victims. Maybe... Continue Reading →

Review: Doreen

Release Date: June 7th, 2016 Author: Ilana Manaster Website: ISBN: 9780762459629 Review: If you've ever wished that Oscar Wilde could have taken a crack at writing Mean Girls, do I have a book for you. Doreen takes place in a New England prep school for the luxuriously wealthy and follows the (mis)fortunes of three students: Heidi Whelan,... Continue Reading →

Review: You Know Me Well

Release Date: June 7th, 2016 Author: Nina LaCour and David Levithan Website: and ISBN: 9781250098641 Review: At the end of the day, all you really need to know about this book is that it's a fantastic collaboration between two of YA's best and brightest, Nina LaCour and David Levithan. There is no question of the quality... Continue Reading →

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