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Let’s Push For More Nuanced Bi+ Representation

Bisexual Awareness Week Series Day #2 – Previous Posts: Introduction -- Duality, YA, and Crumpled Stickers by Angélique Gravely I didn't start actively reading LGBTQ+ YA until I was almost a college graduate. By that time, I had more or less accepted my bisexual attractions and my desire to be a YA writer so I [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Guest Blogs, Readers on Reading, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on Let’s Push For More Nuanced Bi+ Representation

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

Review of Searching for Grace by Juliann Rich

At the end of Caught in the Crossfire I was convinced I would not last until Searching for Grace... and the end of Searching for Grace has left me in the exact same state. I believe the email I sent Juliann said something along the lines of "I NEED TAKING THE STAND LIKE YESTERDAY." Like the first book [...]

By | October 2nd, 2014|Archive, Book Review, Teen Voices|Comments Off on Review of Searching for Grace by Juliann Rich

Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

by Laurel May When I heard this book was about an interracial lesbian couple living in the 1950's I immediately wanted it. I was just blown away by the idea of this story! Now that I have read it, I am blown away by the actual story. What an exceptional book! "Lies We Tell Ourselves" [...]

By | September 30th, 2014|Archive, Book Review, Teen Voices|Comments Off on Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

The Magic of Rhyming Words (And the Agony of Titling Books)

By Juliann Rich Choosing a title is one of the hardest parts of writing a book for me. Seriously, I’d rather write thirty additional chapters than one word or a few words for a title. TOTAL AGONY. A good title needs to communicate the core of the book, catch readers’ attention, and leave them wanting [...]

By | September 15th, 2014|Archive, Author Guest Blog|Comments Off on The Magic of Rhyming Words (And the Agony of Titling Books)