Category Archives: 2007


Jacqueline Wilson, 2007. Sylvie is a sweet late-bloomer type who’s torn between her innocent first relationship with childhood friend Carl and the excitement of her new bad-girl best friend, Miranda.  She loves the fantasy world she and Carl have created, … Continue reading

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Reviewed by guest blogger Jill Maddox Steve Berman, 2007. I don’t normally read horror stories, but after meeting Steve Berman at Dragon Con in 2009, I decided to give this book a try. I have always been sensitive to anything remotely … Continue reading

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The God Box

Reviewed by guest blogger Kaye Moore Alex Sanchez, 2007. Paul is in denial about two major areas of his life: one, that in spite of being named Paul, he is a Spanish-speaking Latino named Pablo, and two, that he is … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Alex Sanchez, gay male, gay-bashing, guest blogger, high school, latina/o, problem novel, queer protagonist, religion, secondary queer character | 1 Comment

Icarus in Flight

Hayden Thorne, 2007. Upper-class Victorian England is the perfect setting for a gay romance; opportunities abound for secret assignations, literary allusions, and parlor bitchery. Hayden Thorne takes advantage of this quite well, and often with tongue in cheek, as she … Continue reading

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