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Love, Simon

I wondered whether we needed a ‘coming out’ movie in 2018, but Love, Simon surprised me. It surprised me most of all by being good, but also by making a case for its existence. 297 more words


Hot Cocoa Hearts by Suzanne Nelson

Today I recommend Hot Cocoa Hearts by Suzanne Nelson.

Hot Cocoa Hearts is a fictional romance novel about a high school girl, Emery who is not a fan of the holidays (especially Christmas.) To her dismay, Emery has to work at her parent’s santa photo booth at the mall, dressed as an elf! 133 more words


The Selection by Keira Cass

Today I recommend: The Selection by Keira Cass.

Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illea, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. 188 more words


Every Day

A couple of weeks ago, after yet another heavy snowfall, Sean slid his beautiful car into a dump truck stubbornly parked in the middle of the road. 634 more words


Chooseday Tuesday: Paul Rudnick "Gorgeous"

Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick, released in 2013


When eighteen-year-old Becky Randle’s mother dies, she’s summoned from her Missouri trailer park to meet Tom Kelly, the world’s top designer. 1,734 more words

November Criminals

Addison is a precocious high school student who is only too happy to take time out from grieving his recently deceased mother to lose his virginity to elusive beauty Phoebe and apply to college. 370 more words


Geekerella: A Novel by Ashley Poston

Today I recommend: Geekerella: A Novel by Ashley Poston.

In a modern version of “Cinderella”, a devoted fan of a classic sci-fi television series, Elle Wittimer, risks the ire of her evil stepsisters by entering a cosplay contest to win an invitation to a ball where she would meet her favorite actor, a teen star who would prove he is more than just a dumb heartthrob. 104 more words