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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

Interview: Caleb Roehrig author of Last Seen Leaving

One of the amazing authors I got to interview at BEA was Caleb Roehrig! Caleb and I were both slightly food-deprived and wholly overwhelmed by the massiveness that was BEA, so some of our questions and answers were a little off the wall (frex: after the interview, I learned some fun facts about the population living around [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Blogathon 2016, New Releases|Comments Off on Interview: Caleb Roehrig author of Last Seen Leaving

New Releases: June 2016

June 1st - Style by Chelsea M. Cameron (L) Kyle Blake likes plans. So far, they’re pretty simple: Finish her senior year of high school, head off to a good college, find a cute boyfriend, graduate, get a good job, get married, the whole heterosexual shebang. Nothing is going to stand in the way of that [...]

By | June 12th, 2016|Archive, Book Lists, New Releases|Comments Off on New Releases: June 2016

Author Interview: Leigh Bardugo

While I was at BEA, I got a chance to meet and interview the fabulous Leigh Bardugo author of The Grisha Trilogy, Six of Crows, and the forthcoming Crooked Kingdom. Six of Crows is one of my top 5 favorite books, and I was so excited to be able to meet and interview her that I was [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Blogathon 2016|Comments Off on Author Interview: Leigh Bardugo

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

Cover Reveal + Interview: Dagger by Steven dos Santos

We are big fans of Steven dos Santos's first series The Torch Keeper. Today, we are THRILLED to reveal the fantastic cover of his next book, Dagger. Dagger was turned down by an agent back in 2008 because it had a gay protagonist—now, it's finally being published! Along with revealing this fantastic new cover, we [...]

By | August 4th, 2015|Archive, Author Interview, Cover Reveal|Comments Off on Cover Reveal + Interview: Dagger by Steven dos Santos

Review: Street Dreams by Tama Wise

by Nathaniel Harrington Street Dreams (Bold Strokes Press 2012) From Goodreads: Tyson Rua has more than his fair share of problems growing up in South Auckland. Working a night job to support his mother and helping bring up his two younger brothers is just the half of it. His best friend Rawiri is [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Archive, Book Review|Comments Off on Review: Street Dreams by Tama Wise

Dumbledore Gets Married in Ireland. Sort Of.

by Jennifer Polish So Dumbledore and Gandalf got married. At the suggestion of J.K. Rowling. And all the fandoms rode off into the proverbial sunset. But that’s not the entire story. In the same episode of Doctor Who that Shakespeare was portrayed as bisexual (I punched the air myself before remembering I was watching it [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|Archive, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on Dumbledore Gets Married in Ireland. Sort Of.

Queer YA Scrabble: Boyfriends With Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez

Boyfriends with Girlfriends is a LGBTQAI+ book written by Alex Sanchez and published in 2011 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Boyfriends with Girlfriends (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2011) What is it about? While Sergio is attracted to both girls and guys, he’s only dated girls before. Lance has always [...]

By | June 6th, 2015|Archive, Fun Things|Comments Off on Queer YA Scrabble: Boyfriends With Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez

Friendships Are Hard.

by John Hansen By most standards, I've won the queer lottery. I live in one of the first U.S. states to have legalized gay marriage; I have parents who went through only a minimal learning curve when I came out to them; I attend a high school that not only has a gay-straight alliance, but [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|Archive, Guest Blogs, Teen Voices|2 Comments