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REVIEW: Tonight We Rule The World by Zack Smedley

From the critically acclaimed author of Deposing Nathancomes an explosive examination of identity, voice, and the indelible ways our stories are rewritten by others. In the beginning, Owen’s story was blank . . . then he was befriended by Lily, the aspiring author who helped him find his voice. Together, the two have spent years… Continue reading REVIEW: Tonight We Rule The World by Zack Smedley

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My Favourite LGBTQ+ Reads for #Pride Month!

Happy Pride month everyone! Here on Vancouver Island, the Victoria Pride Parade isn't until July 7th but I wanted to post this list during Pride month! I've been going to Pride parades for well over twenty years. Let me tell you, they've changed a lot over the years. The first pride parade I attended was… Continue reading My Favourite LGBTQ+ Reads for #Pride Month!

lgbtqia content · young adult

INTERVIEW: Zack Smedley – Author of “Deposing Nathan”

Deposing Nathan: For sixteen years, Nate was the perfect son—the product of a no-nonsense upbringing and deep spiritual faith. Then he met Cam, who pushed him to break rules, dream, and accept himself. Conflicted, Nate began to push back. With each push, the boys became more entangled in each others’ worlds...but they also spiraled closer… Continue reading INTERVIEW: Zack Smedley – Author of “Deposing Nathan”

general fiction · lgbtqia content · young adult

Review: Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley

It only took about five pages for me to be hooked on this novel. The introduction of both characters instantly made me curious about them, and that increased steadily. There's been a beating. There's been a stabbing. Nate and Cam have ended up across from each other in a deposition because of the violence that… Continue reading Review: Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley