From critically acclaimed Shaun David Hutchinson comes a gritty and raw portrayal of the oftentimes traumatic experience of growing up. Virgil Knox was attacked by a monster. Of course, no one in Merritt believes him. Not even after he stumbled into the busy town center, bleeding, battered, and bruised, for everyone to see. He’d been… Continue reading REVIEW: Howl By Shaun David Hutchinson
The Official Description: When Dean Arnault’s mother decided to run for president, it wasn’t a surprise to anyone, least of all her son. But still that doesn’t mean Dean wants to be part of the public spectacle that is the race for the White House—at least not until he meets Dre. The only problem is that… Continue reading REVIEW: The State Of Us By Shaun David Hutchinson
The Official Description: Jeremy Ivester is a transgender man. Thirty years ago, his parents welcomed him into the world as what they thought was their daughter. As a child, he preferred the toys and games our society views as masculine. He kept his hair short and wore boys’ clothing. They called him a tomboy. That’s… Continue reading REVIEW: Once A Girl, Always a Boy by Jo Ivestor
Deposing Nathan by Zack Smedley: Such an original premise, I was hooked from the very first pages. Nat and Cam have ended up on opposite sides of a table where a deposition is happening. There's been violence between them and it's time to unravel what happened. Favorite bits: This is one of the most unique books… Continue reading My Fave Reads of 2019!!
The Official Description: Actor and LGTBQIA+ advocate Nico Tortorella's narrative investigation of love, sex, gender, addiction, family, fame, and fluidity through the lens of their nonbinary identity Nico Tortorella is a seeker. Raised on a steady regimen of Ram Dass and raw food, they have always been interested in the more spiritual aspects of life. That… Continue reading REVIEW: Space Between by Nico Tortorella
The descriptive bit: Shaun David Hutchinson is a well-known YA author. You may have heard of some of his fiction: We Are The Ants, The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley, At the Edge of the Universe and The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried (My review of Shaun's most recent title is here).… Continue reading REVIEW: Brave by Shaun David Hutchinson
The short blurb bit: Dino doesn't have a problem with being around dead bodies, his family runs a funeral home. In fact, it's expected that Dino will continue in the family business once he's done with school. Then July dies. Once upon a time, she was Dino's best friend ... but things changed about the… Continue reading Review: The Past And Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson is … amazing.