Okay, this rocks. So, to celebrate the release of my queer YA novel Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks (isn't it pretty?), Bold Strokes Books is having a Flash Sale! This weekend, you get 30% off Young Adult ebook backlist titles at their webstore. Which titles? Click here. Now, I've read quite a few of … Continue reading YA Catch-up Sale at @BoldStrokeBooks
Today is the day. I'm just going to count to five or something. Maybe ten. Okay, probably fifteen at the very least. Today is the official release day for the queer YA novel I wrote over the last mumble-mumble years. As of today? You should see it available everywhere. As always, if you can, I'd … Continue reading Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks — Now Available Everywhere!
Ryan is assigned to Jamie Peterson for his class's secret gift exchange. If word gets out that he has to make a handcrafted gift for flamboyant and openly gay Jamie, Ryan will be the laughing stock of the school. It's a good thing no self-respecting boy would be caught dead in a craft store, because … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – Sock it to Me, Santa! by Madison Parker
In general, I struggle with reading and enjoying dystopia and end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it stories, even when the story is about someone (or someones) fighting their way free of the shackles. It might be an overdose of YA from my days at the chain bookstore, where it felt like every other successful YA title (and thus every other … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “To Die Dancing,” by Sam J. Miller
Yesterday I spoke about some of the awesome books I've encountered more-or-less recently that would make great gifts for the queerfolk on your list, and today I wanted to revisit said idea but with the notion of young adults and new adults. Now, I'm not nearly as well-read in this area, and I'd be super-happy if … Continue reading Queermas for the Young’uns.