Category: Transgender

Thoughts: Felix Ever After

I have said many times that the best kind of book, even those within a genre we often dismissively label “pleasure reading,” is the book that teaches while it entertains. Perhaps not surprisingly, Young Adult novels tend to fall into this category. They make… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Felix Ever After”

5 Mini-Reviews: From Willa Cather to Hillary Clinton

I’ll never catch-up on all the reviews I need to write for books I’ve read in the last 5 or 6 months. That’s that. But, I am going to make an effort to catch-up on the recent and then stay current moving forward. I… Continue Reading “5 Mini-Reviews: From Willa Cather to Hillary Clinton”

Thoughts: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD:  51 When you look at the cover for Two Boys Kissing, you get a pretty good idea of what this book will be about.  Then you read the synopsis on the… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan”

Review: In One Person by John Irving

In One Person by John Irving Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 18 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Irving is known for his bold approach to sexuality and the social/familial “other.”  This latest is no exception to that well-established reputation. … Continue Reading “Review: In One Person by John Irving”

Review: Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde

In honor of the paperback release of Catherine Ryan Hyde’s fabulous novel, Jumpstart the World, I wanted to re-post my review of the book.  Let me know what you think, and head over HERE to learn more about the author and the book. If you… Continue Reading “Review: Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde”

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