I’ve said before that I’m pretty fortunate to mostly exist in spaces and circles where I am out and open and it’s not a big deal. So much so that I occasionally take it for granted. I think this is pretty common human experience, and I also think it is the force behind the attitude … More Is this a safe place?
** Spoiler Free review above the image. More in depth below with spoilers** It’s about the feelings, and not about the labels. I heard amazing things about this book, and then it made the ALA GLBT Rainbow List Top Ten and so it was on the top of my stack of the Rainbow List books I … More Review: Ask the Passengers by A.S. King
First- I wrote a thing! I wrote a guest post for Hack Library School called “Too Gay or Not Too Gay? That is the Question” It’s about my struggle to balance my personal queer-dentity and my professional persona. Everyone put on your surprised face. I’m very proud of it, and I’ve gotten some great responses … More In which I’m proud about a post and irate about a cover
The first I heard of Madeleine George’s The Difference Between You and Me was on Malinda Lo’s blog. Basically, I will read anything she recommends. She’s never steered me wrong. Main Characters Jesse — I love Jesse because I were her. Or at least I feel like I was her. Even though I didn’t cut … More Review: The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George
I first heard about this book on Malinda Lo’s Blog, which if you have never read- you should, and if you don’t know who she is- you should check that out too. Malinda Lo writes awesome YA fiction, which in and of itself is enough for me. But added bonus points are her not white … More Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth
Ash by Malinda Lo Towards the end of this semester, I worked on a project for my computing class that involved compiling a list of YA books for a wide variety of readers. One book that kept coming up as I looked through many, many lists by smarter people than I was Ash by Malinda … More Book Review of “Ash” by Malinda Lo