Elsie has a crush on Ada, the only person in the world who truly understands her. Unfortunately, they’ve never met in real life and Ada lives an ocean away. But Elsie has decided it’s now or never to tell Ada how she feels. That is, until her long-lost best friend Joan walks back into her life. In a summer of repairing broken connections and building surprising new ones, Elsie realises that she isn’t nearly as alone as she thought. But now she has a choice to make…
Gay Club! – Simon James Green
Barney's a shoo-in for his school's LGBTQ+ Society President at the club's next election. But when the vote is opened up to the entire student body, the whole school starts paying attention. How low will the candidates go to win? Buckle up for some serious shade, scandals and sleazy shenanigans. It isn't long before it's National Coming Out Day - for everyone's secrets! But when the group faces an unexpected threat - and a big opportunity - can the club members put politics aside and stand united?
As Far As You’ll Take Me – Phil Stamper
Marty arrives in London with nothing but his oboe and some savings from his summer job, but he’s excited to start his new life--where he’s no longer the closeted, shy kid who slips under the radar and is free to explore his sexuality without his parents' disapproval.
A Little Quote!
I finished reading Who I Was With Her by Nita Tyndall just a few days ago and this quote is one I won't be forgetting any time soon. So, I thought I would have a mess around on Canva and see what I could create for it and I love what I created! Here is my little quote poster for my favourite quote from Who I Was With Her by Nita Tyndall.
LGBTQ+ in YA – Part Two
The other day I posted about some LGBTQ+ YA books and I shared 5 books I love for their LGBTQ+ characters or story lines. LGBTQ+ characters and story lines in Young Adult fiction has been something that we are starting to see a lot more of than in previous years. This has been after a… Continue reading LGBTQ+ in YA – Part Two
LGBTQ+ in YA – Part One
LGBTQ+ characters and story lines in Young Adult fiction has been something that we are starting to see a lot more of than in previous years. This has been after a long time of so many people campaigning and writing to make sure we see more LGBTQ+ characters in books. I wanted to write a… Continue reading LGBTQ+ in YA – Part One
Proud the Anthology – Various Authors
Thank you to the publisher who gifted me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Proud is a bold, moving and heart-warming anthology of stories and poetry by top LGBTQ+ YA authors as well as some new talented authors. Each of the stories in this anthology has an illustration by an… Continue reading Proud the Anthology – Various Authors
In Conversation with L.C Rosen and Simon James Green – Event Recap
Last Friday the 8th February I went to a fantastic event at Waterstones Deansgate! It was a In Conversation with L.C Rosen and Simon James Green. This event was the place for them to discuss LGBTQ+ issues and queer intimacy in YA books. I had such a lovely time at this event that I wanted… Continue reading In Conversation with L.C Rosen and Simon James Green – Event Recap
Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite LGBTQ+ Reads
Hi all, it’s Lois, hope you are doing well. Here we go with this weeks Top 5 Wednesday, favourite LGBTQ+ Reads. My plan this year is actually to read more LQBTQ+ books so I'm going to make this my LGBTQ+ TBR. Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly challenge, find the Goodreads group here. Without further ado,… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite LGBTQ+ Reads