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How Reading Got Me Through My Teens And Beyond

Pride Month Blogathon: Day 13 – Introduction to Pride Month Blogathon by EC King Depression and anxiety have always run deeply in my veins. These issues are hereditary in my case and, though they are not my constant companions, they are definitely frequent visitors. Even though I was a privileged, seemingly happy and rambunctious child, I [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Archive, Guest Blogs, Readers on Reading|Comments Off on How Reading Got Me Through My Teens And Beyond

The Queer, Enchanted Girls

Pride Month Blogathon: Day 8 – Introduction to Pride Month Blogathon by Anna-Marie McLemore I love fairy tales. I love them so much that even when I don’t mean them to, they find their way into my stories. But my third book, Wild Beauty (October 3), may be the story I’ve written so far that looks, [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Author Guest Blog, Guest Blogs, New Releases, Writers on Writing|1 Comment

Interview: Tehlor Kay Mejia, author of When We Set the Dark On Fire

Pride Month Blogathon: Day 2 - Introduction to Pride Month Blogathon Introductions are always a bit awkward but alas, they're kind of necessary. Lets just start with the basics shall we? My full name is Camila Rodriguez Laureano and I'm a 20 year old bookworm living in the tiny island in the Caribbean known as [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Author Interview, New Releases|Comments Off on Interview: Tehlor Kay Mejia, author of When We Set the Dark On Fire

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

Being Queer, Being Latino and Being a Reader: One of Many Latinx Narratives.

by Joseph Jess Many of us know how hard it is to find queer fiction, that is why we search the depths of the internet for it, blog about it and even write it. If you read enough of the queer fiction out there you will notice that the vast majority of it centers around [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Archive, Blogathon 2016, Guest Blogs, Readers on Reading|Comments Off on Being Queer, Being Latino and Being a Reader: One of Many Latinx Narratives.

Juliet Takes a Breath: A How-To Guide for Young Queer Latinas

by Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez, PhD Juliet Milagros Palante is a 19-year-old Puertoriqueña from the Bronx. She knows she’s gay but hasn’t told her family. She decides to come out to her family the night she’s set to travel to Portland, Oregon[1] for her summer internship with the renowned white feminist Harlowe Brisbane. After having read [...]

By | June 5th, 2016|Archive, Blogathon 2016, Book Review, New Releases|Comments Off on Juliet Takes a Breath: A How-To Guide for Young Queer Latinas

The Love That Lives Here: On Queer Girls, Transboys, and Sex on the Page

by Anna-Marie McLemore Sex-on-the-page. Doesn’t that sound like some kind of drink book lovers should come up with? Like sex-on-the-beach, but more bookish. (Paging Dahlia Adler, because I think she would have some ideas about what should go in this.) The fact that I'm talking about drink recipes probably gives away the fact that I'm [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Archive, Author Guest Blog, Blogathon 2016, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on The Love That Lives Here: On Queer Girls, Transboys, and Sex on the Page