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Review: A Harvest of Ripe Figs by Shira Glassman

by Jennifer Polish Cover page for A Harvest of Ripe Figs, by Shira Glassman. A red parchment-esque background behind a violin, its bow, and several purple figs, one of which is sliced in half, its lush red insides facing the front. Esther of the Singing Hands is Perach’s Sweetheart, a young and beautiful [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Book Review|Comments Off on Review: A Harvest of Ripe Figs by Shira Glassman

Interview: Eleanor Herman, author of the Blood of Gods and Royals series

Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman In Macedon, war rises like smoke, forbidden romance blooms and ancient magic tempered with rage threatens to turn an empire to dust After winning his first battle, Prince Alexander fights to become the ruler his kingdom demands—but the line between leader and tyrant blurs with each new threat. Meanwhile, [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Blogathon 2016, New Releases, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Interview: Eleanor Herman, author of the Blood of Gods and Royals series

Cover Reveal + Excerpt: Unicorn Tracks by Julia Ember

We're so happy to be hosting the cover reveal for Julia Ember's debut novel Unicorn Tracks. Julia hosted the fantastic Queer YA Scrabble charity event this Summer, and Unicorn Tracks (coming from Harmony Ink Press, April 2016) sounds phenomenal! Along with the cover, we've also got an exclusive excerpt to share with ya'll. :) Read on! [...]

By | October 17th, 2015|Archive, Cover Reveal|1 Comment

Author Interview: Corinne Duyvis

We're so psyched to have the chance to talk with Corinne Duyvis, author of the fantastic queer YA fantasy Otherbound, about world-building, the work she's done with DisabilityinKidLit, her queer SF/F wishlist, and much much more. :) Amara is never alone. Not when she’s protecting the cursed princess she unwillingly serves. Not when they’re fleeing across dunes and [...]

By | June 22nd, 2015|Archive, Author Interview|Comments Off on Author Interview: Corinne Duyvis

Excerpt: Pukawiss The Outcast

Today for Queer YA Scrabble we are bringing you a special excerpt from the novel Pukawiss The Outcast by Jay Jordan Hawke. Remember that you can find the 4 hidden letters in this post (it will be in green), and you’ll be one step closer to solving our anagram and having a chance to win a FABULOUS box of books. [...]

By | June 7th, 2015|Archive, Fun Things|Comments Off on Excerpt: Pukawiss The Outcast

Queer YA Scrabble Author Interview: Suzanne van Rooyen

Continuing with Queer YA Scrabble, today we have the pleasure of bringing you an interview with author Suzanne van Rooyen. Find letter hidden in this post (it will be in green), and you’ll be one step closer to solving our anagram and having a chance to win a FABULOUS box of books. :) Author Suzanne [...]

By | June 7th, 2015|Archive, Author Interview, Fun Things|Comments Off on Queer YA Scrabble Author Interview: Suzanne van Rooyen

Author Interview: Saruuh Kelsey

As part of the Queer Ya Scrabble event we got to interview author Saruuh Kelsey! Find letter hidden in this post (it will be in green), and you'll be one step closer to solving our anagram and having a chance to win a FABULOUS box of books.  :) Saruuh Kelsey Saruuh Kelsey is the [...]

By | June 6th, 2015|Archive, Author Interview|Comments Off on Author Interview: Saruuh Kelsey

New Releases: May 2015.

  May 1st (USA) Flesh and Bone (Luminis Books, 2015) Flesh and Bone by William Alton — (G,Q) Goodreads Summary: "A literary novel for young adults that deals with a despairing teen uncertain about his sexual preferences who turns to drugs, alcohol, and unreliable friends for solace. Told in a series of images and [...]

By | May 29th, 2015|Archive, New Releases|1 Comment

Graphic Novel Review: Lumberjanes.

Lumberjanes (Boom! Studios, 2014) One of the biggest challenges I face when reading, reviewing and now, publishing, is to find balance in the types of queers stories I read/review/publish. It often feels to me that the vast majority of what is out there - and what is made more visible when it comes [...]

By | May 16th, 2015|Archive, Book Review|Comments Off on Graphic Novel Review: Lumberjanes.

New Releases: April 2015

April 2nd (USA) Weathering the Storm (Harmony Ink Press, 2015) Weathering the Storm by Caitlin Ricci -- (GAY) Goodreads Summary: "Robbie’s dad has always been hard on Robbie and his brothers, but when their mom dies on Robbie’s sixteenth birthday, he becomes downright abusive. Robbie doesn't understand why his dad is so mean [...]

By | April 5th, 2015|Archive, New Releases|Comments Off on New Releases: April 2015