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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

Writing an Intersex, Agender Character

“...before you go on, yes, most likely whatever you’re about to ask is very rude. If you’re wondering about what’s under my clothing, it’s very rude. If you’re wondering about my genetics, my hormones, my biology… there’s a pretty damn short list of people for whom any of that is actually relevant. Having said that, [...]

By | March 23rd, 2015|Archive, Author Guest Blog, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on Writing an Intersex, Agender Character

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

Interview With Laura Lam

Sooo only like a month late, here is our interview with Laura Lam, author of our October and November Book Club books, Pantomime and Shadowplay! We had a lot of fun with this one, since Kathleen and I were also joined by Sarah and Laya, two of the awesome people behind lauralamfans.tumblr.com! Our transcript for [...]

By | November 15th, 2014|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, Teen Voices|Comments Off on Interview With Laura Lam

Review: Pantomime by Laura Lam

by Georgie Penney Compared to my usual reading choices, this was the furthest out of my comfort zone that I’ve read in a long time, and I’m so glad that I decided to give it a go. Pantomime starts as the tale of two apparently unlinked young people: the young would-be trapeze artist Micah Grey, [...]

By | October 25th, 2014|Archive, Book Club, Book Review, Teen Voices|Comments Off on Review: Pantomime by Laura Lam

Welcome to Gay YA’s first ever Book Club!

We are reading our very first book, a steampunk/fantasy called Pantomime by Laura Lam. You can check your library, or order it online from Amazon US, UK, or Canadian, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, Powell's, Book Depository, Waterstones, Hive, and Chapters. You can also buy the e-book from Kobo and The Robot Reader. (Consider grabbing a copy of the sequel, Shadowplay, [...]

By | October 10th, 2014|Archive, Book Club, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Welcome to Gay YA’s first ever Book Club!

Book of the Month Fan Artist Feature: Laya

                                                  We're starting up a new feature to go along with our Book of the Month: Fan Artist Feature! Every month, we'll be highlighting the fan art that someone has created of what [...]

By | October 8th, 2014|Archive, Book Club|Comments Off on Book of the Month Fan Artist Feature: Laya

Announcing our October Book of the Month: Pantomime by Laura Lam!

  Every month we choose a book as our Book of the Month, one of our favorites that has contributed something great and unique to queer YA literature. We chose Pantomime because it is an excellently written fantasy/steampunk series with an intersex, nonbinary, and bisexual protagonist. There is also a large amount of diversity within the [...]

By | October 1st, 2014|Archive, Author Interview, Book Club, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Announcing our October Book of the Month: Pantomime by Laura Lam!