Tag Archive | LGBT

Banned Books Week Q&A: Maureen Johnson!

Acclaimed author Maureen Johnson is one of BookPeople‘s top-sellers.  Suite Scarlett, the latest from MJ, was recently released in paperback and so vividly captures the ambition and heartache of teenhood.  Her books are witty, hilarious, and heartfelt, and teens flock to them – and her blog – always hungry for more MJ goodness.  When recently […]

Banned Books Week Q&A: Garret Freymann-Weyr!

Novelist Garret Freymann-Weyr is the author of many books for young readers.  Garnering piles of praise from the likes of Kirkus, School Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly (not to mention the blogosphere) among other acclaimed book review fora, Ms. Freymann-Weyr seems to have a golden touch.  Her latest, After the Moment, is yet another triumph […]

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 […]

New Teen Sci Fi & Fantasy for September!

Candor by Pam Bachorz Candor is the perfect city where perfect teens live perfect lives and make their perfect parents proud. Oscar knows why – his father, the founder, developed technology that makes even the most rebellious teens conform. Oscar gets kids out…for a price. Then he meets Nia, an artist and a rebel, and […]


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