Category Archives: sequel


Malinda Lo, September 2013.  In the opening scenes of this novel, set immediately after Adaptation, there’s a spaceship hovering over Reese’s San Francisco house.  As you might imagine, the streets are full of people trying to get as close as they … Continue reading

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The Way You Say My Name

Sara Bell, June 2009. This book contains the following: a gunpoint confession a nasty eulogy a sassy old lady with a shotgun a dead teenager who (a) writes a will and (b) in it, actually leaves someone a key to … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, bisexual, gay male, gay-bashing, high school, mystery, prom, prostitution, queer adult, queer protagonist, romance, Sara Bell, secondary queer character, sequel, surprise queer character, worst ever! | Leave a comment

Blue Moon

Alyson Noël, July 2009. In this sequel to Evermore, protagonist Ever is estranged from her friends for much of the book, so we don’t get to spend a lot of time with gay sidekick Miles.  We do know that he … Continue reading

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Drama Queers!

Frank Anthony Polito, May 2009. This sequel to 2008’s Band Fags! explores the same universe but with a different focus.  Jack Paterno, hero of the first book, has a falling-out with his Best Friend Brad Dayton at the beginning of … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Frank Anthony Polito, gay male, high school, historical, lesbian, problem novel, prom, queer protagonist, realistic, sequel | 1 Comment

Love and Lies: Marisol’s Story

Ellen Wittlinger, July 2008. Readers of Wittlinger’s acclaimed Hard Love (1999) will rejoice in this new novel about Marisol, the touchy punk-rock lesbian with whom protagonist Gio fell in unrequited love. Love and Lies features a cast of gay characters … Continue reading

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