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Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky

Gracefully Grayson is a compelling, heartrending piece of middle grade fiction that kept me reading, pretty much straight through, into the wee hours of…

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I’ll Give You Something to Cry About by Jennifer Finney Boylan

My first impression of I’ll Give You Something to Cry About was shaky. So many important details about the characters were delivered right off the bat,…

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God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines

When I hear the words “gay Christian,” I think “theologically liberal.” I’m not sure I personally know any conservative evangelicals who are supportive of…

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Cutting Teeth by Julia Fierro

  Cutting Teeth takes place over a single weekend, when a mommy group has gathered for a brief summer retreat at a beach house…

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My Favorite Reads in 2013

It is so difficult to look through the list of books I read this past year and narrow it down into a list of…

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For Today I Am a Boy by Kim Fu

  Kim Fu handles the transgender perspective in For Today I Am a Boy with the utmost care. This is not a radical, explosive book meant…

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Sad Robot Stories by Mason Johnson

  I’ve heard so much about the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP) from my fellow bloggers. When I stopped by the website…

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Review: I Await the Devil’s Coming by Mary MacLane

Title: I Await the Devil’s ComingAuthor: Mary MacLanePublisher: Melville HouseReleased: March 19, 2013Source: publisher (Edelweiss) Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads Synopsis (from…

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Review: Silhouette of a Sparrow by Molly Beth Griffin

A couple of months ago, I won a copy of Molly Beth Griffin’s Silhouette of a Sparrow through a giveaway hosted by Laura at…

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Stuck in the Middle with You by Jennifer Finney Boylan

I read Jennifer Finney Boylan’s memoir She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders years ago and was quite moved by it. I was…

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