June 15, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Fake dating a girl hung up on her ex-girlfriend and hoping she will actually fall for you... what could go wrong?
January 21, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
This will be an illuminating read for modern teens who may not know much about what it was really like to be a queer teen in the 1950s.
May 12, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
Bangladeshi Irish Nishat grapples with her crush on Flávia, a new girl running a competing henna business.
June 6, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
As much about finding yourself as it is about finding love, this smart, feminist story shows that expectations shouldn't dictate the future.
October 2, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Following her acclaimed Honor Girl, Maggie Thrash revisits a period of teenage depression in a graphic memoir that is at once thoughtful, honest, and marked by hope. A year and a half after the summer that changed her life, Maggie Thrash wishes she could change it all back. She’s trapped in a dark depression and […]
March 29, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Seventeen, fashion-obsessed, and gay, Abby Ives has always been content playing the sidekick in other people’s lives. While her friends and sister have plunged headfirst into the world of dating and romances, Abby’s been happy to focus on her plus-size style blog and her dreams of taking the fashion industry by storm. When […]
March 22, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Caroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child. Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and twelve-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately. She’s hated and bullied by everyone in her small school on St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands, a spirit only she can see won’t stop following her, and […]
March 6, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description A heartbreaking—yet ultimately uplifting—epistolary novel about family, religion, and having the courage to be yourself. Evie is heartbroken when her strict Catholic parents send her pregnant sister, Cilla, away to stay with a distant great-aunt. All Evie wants is for her older sister to come back. Forbidden from speaking to Cilla, Evie […]
February 27, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Welcome to Daniel Boone Middle School in the 1970s, where teachers and coaches must hide who they are, and girls who like girls are forced to question their own choices. Presented in the voice of a premier storyteller, One True Way sheds exquisite light on what it means to be different, while at the same […]
January 30, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Two girls in a small town in the USA kill time together as they try to get through their days at school. They watch videos, share earbuds as they play each other songs and exchange their stories. In the process they form a deep connection and an unexpected relationship begins to develop. In […]
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