Tag Archive | gay teens

Banned Books Week Q&A: Nancy Garden

Nancy Garden may best be known for her widely acclaimed – and widely challenged – 1982 novel Annie on My Mind (one of the first books for teens putting lesbian characters in a positive light), but there’s more to Nancy than Annie.  She is the other of dozens of books for young readers, including Good […]

Fab YA Authors on their Favorite Queer-Themed Books: Part 4

On Day 4 of our awesome author reviews, we’ve got local sensation April Lurie, the fabulous writer of comics and novels, Sara Ryan, and debut author Martin Wilson.  Enjoy! APRIL LURIE on SOMEDAY THIS PAIN WILL BE USEFUL TO YOU by Peter Cameron Isn’t that an amazing title? When I heard it, I had to […]

Fab YA Authors on their Favorite Queer-Themed Books: Part 2

It’s time for the second installment of the YA community’s favorite queer-themed books!  Check out these awesome reviews from some more of our favorite authors! LEE BANTLE on ANNIE ON MY MIND by Nancy Garden This is a must read!  The writing and story are beautiful.  If you want literature, if you want great writing, this […]

Q&A With Lee Bantle, Author of David Inside Out

David Inside Out, a new young adult novel by Lee Bantle, is a wonderful coming-of-age story that follows a gay teen in small town Minnesota who is  in deep denial about his sexuality.  He’s trying everything he can to be straight.  He dates his friend Kick, a girl, in hopes of becoming attracted to her.  […]

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