This is an easy read. It is short but gets the point through. I'd say it's a good book to read over the summer at a beach/lake/pool. It is very cute though. It's about a boy who loves this girl and they talk and date...and then he finds out he's not an only child anymore..

This is an easy read. It is short but gets the point through. I'd say it's a good book to read over the summer at a beach/lake/pool. It is very cute though. It's about a boy who loves this girl and they talk and date...and then he finds out he's not an only child anymore..

Third in the YA series Darkest Powers. Good closing to the trilogy.

Third in the YA series Darkest Powers. Good closing to the trilogy.

This article compares and contrasts recent LGBT YAL with older examples of it. The author discusses the emergence of gay characters in young adult fiction. It also gives the reader ideas for future reading. Doll, J. (2013, March 28). A New Way for Gay Characters in Y.A. Retrieved January 27, 2015, from http://www.thewire.com/entertainment/2013/03/new-way-gay-characters-y/63563/

This article compares and contrasts recent LGBT YAL with older examples of it. The author discusses the emergence of gay characters in young adult fiction. It also gives the reader ideas for future reading. Doll, J. (2013, March 28). A New Way for Gay Characters in Y.A. Retrieved January 27, 2015, from http://www.thewire.com/entertainment/2013/03/new-way-gay-characters-y/63563/

This article discusses the need for a "Best LGBT book" award. The reasoning is that it will give more visibility to this important genre and its authors. It also mainstreams the genre instead of making it a "niche". Savidge, S. (2013, November 6). Why we need an LGBT book award. Retrieved January 28, 2015, from http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2013/nov/06/lgbt-book-green-carnation-award

Why we need an LGBT book award

This article discusses the need for a "Best LGBT book" award. The reasoning is that it will give more visibility to this important genre and its authors. It also mainstreams the genre instead of making it a "niche". Savidge, S. (2013, November 6). Why we need an LGBT book award. Retrieved January 28, 2015, from http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2013/nov/06/lgbt-book-green-carnation-award

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: GLBTQ YA resources for building a collection and supporting teens

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: GLBTQ YA resources for building a collection and supporting teens

California by Edan Lepucki: "In her arresting debut novel, Edan Lepucki conjures a lush, intricate, deeply disturbing vision of the future, then masterfully exploits its dramatic possibilities." — Jennifer Egan, author of A Visit from the Goon Squad The world Cal and Frida have always known is gone, and...

California by Edan Lepucki: "In her arresting debut novel, Edan Lepucki conjures a lush, intricate, deeply disturbing vision of the future, then masterfully exploits its dramatic possibilities." — Jennifer Egan, author of A Visit from the Goon Squad The world Cal and Frida have always known is gone, and...

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