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Interview: Anna-Marie McLemore, author of When The Moon Was Ours

When I (Vee) was at BEA this Summer, I had the marvelous opportunity to meet and interview Anna-Marie McLemore. We had been chatting about trans & queer YA for a few months on Twitter, so it was LOVELY to be able to meet her in person. Her book When the Moon Was Ours (which [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, New Releases, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Interview: Anna-Marie McLemore, author of When The Moon Was Ours

Blog Tour & Giveaway: Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

Today we're very lucky to have C.B. Lee answering a few questions about Not Your Sidekick for the official blog tour! All of us at GayYA are SO EXCITED for this book! Hi C.B., thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself, your background, and your current book. Hello there! Thank you [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, Fun Things, New Releases|Comments Off on Blog Tour & Giveaway: Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee

GayYA Recommends Interview + Giveaway: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Our newest GayYA Recommends title is Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown. (That means it's our next #GayYABookClub read, too!) Georgia Peaches hits shelves tomorrow (8/30) but we still have an ARC & some awesome swag! So we're doing a flash giveaway. How to enter: Share one reason you're excited about Georgia [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, New Releases|Comments Off on GayYA Recommends Interview + Giveaway: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Interview: Vee sits down with David Levithan & Nina Lacour

I had the INCREDIBLE opportunity to be able to sit down with David Levithan & Nina Lacour when they came to Addendum Books on the You Know Me Well book tour. This was literally one of the best experiences of my life and I am so thankful to the authors for taking the time to [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Blogathon 2016, Book Club, Fun Things, New Releases, Teen Voices|Comments Off on Interview: Vee sits down with David Levithan & Nina Lacour

GayYA Recommends: You Know Me Well by David Levithan & Nina Lacour

Who knows you well? Your best friend? Your boyfriend or girlfriend? A stranger you meet on a crazy night? No one, really? Mark and Kate have sat next to each other for an entire year, but have never spoken. For whatever reason, their paths outside of class have never crossed. That is until Kate spots [...]

By | June 5th, 2016|Archive, Blogathon 2016, Book Club, Book Review, New Releases, Readers on Reading, Teen Voices|Comments Off on GayYA Recommends: You Know Me Well by David Levithan & Nina Lacour

May Book of the Month: If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

  A big-hearted novel about being seen for who you really are. Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret. She’s determined not to get too close to anyone. But when she meets sweet, easygoing Grant, [...]

By | May 7th, 2016|Archive, Book Club|Comments Off on May Book of the Month: If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

Book Review: None Of The Above by I.W. Gregorio

by Alexandra von Klan from Inter/Act Youth   None of the Above is GayYA's book of the month. Grab a copy now and get ready to discuss later this month in our book club twit chat!     None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio (Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins, 2015)   Within the [...]

By | May 14th, 2015|Archive, Book Club, Book Review|Comments Off on Book Review: None Of The Above by I.W. Gregorio

February Book Club: The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun Hutchinson

In February, we’ll be reading The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun Hutchinson! The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley (Simon Pulse, 2015) Andrew Brawley was supposed to die that night. His parents did, and so did his sister, but he survived. Now he lives in the hospital. He serves food in the [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|Archive, Book Club|Comments Off on February Book Club: The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun Hutchinson

January Book Club: Just Girls by Rachel Gold

Happy New Year, all! We're just getting geared up for our newest book club. We'll be reading Just Girls by Rachel Gold! Just Girls by Rachel Gold (Bella Books, 2014) Jess Tucker sticks her neck out for a stranger—the buzz is someone in the dorm is a trans girl. So Tucker says it’s [...]

By | January 4th, 2015|Archive, Book Club, Updates and Announcements|3 Comments

Shadowplay by Laura Lam: Review

by Georgie Having read Laura Lam’s Pantomime - and loved it - I was super excited to read its sequel, Shadowplay, which follows Micah Grey’s journey as a fugitive after the tragedy at the end of the last book. Pantomime’s closing moment saw Drystan, the white clown from the circus, telling Micah that he knew [...]

By | November 25th, 2014|Archive, Book Club, Book Review|Comments Off on Shadowplay by Laura Lam: Review