M.L. Rice, April 2011. I should have known from that dead cat…but I didn’t. I really thought I was going to enjoy this realistic novel that, like K.E. Payne’s 365 Days, told a funny and sweet story about crushing on … Continue reading
Posted in 2011, college, gay male, gay-bashing, high school, lesbian, M.L. Rice, problem novel, queer protagonist, realistic, romance, worst ever!
Francesca Lia Block, September 2010. I remember, as a teen, loving the spiky, poppy prose confection that was Weetzie Bat. I reread it in library school for my YA lit class, and it stood the test of time. So I … Continue reading
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!