Category Archives: GLBT

TV Review: Riverdale Season One

OMG, this is the come-from-nowhere must see drama of the year. Based on the Archie comic, a pretty expansive collection of comics that runs the gamut from cute and wholesome (Lil Archie) to violent and gory (Afterlife with Archie), Riverdale … Continue reading

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Comic Book Review: Afterlife with Archie, vol. 1: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Auirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francovilla

Afterlife with Archie volume 1: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Auirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francovilla Archie Comics, 2014 ISBN: 9781619889088 Available: New, used & digital Oh, Riverdale. The iconic small town USA, perpetually stuck in the 1950s, where a boy struggles with such … Continue reading

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Book Review: Water Vamps by G.L. Giles

From ML’s Circulation Desk BlackWyrm Publishing, June 2013 (Second Printing) ISBN-13: 978-1-61318-147-8 Available: Paperback, Kindle Psychic vampire Setiana and her partner, a shape-shifter, stop at an inn for a good day’s sleep. While there, Setiana enters a dream state, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Impulse by Ellen Hopkins

Floored, that’s how readers will feel even when they are only part of the way into this breathtaking tale of three teens admitted to a mental care center after each has attempted suicide. While the book is large, 666 pages, … Continue reading

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Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

What started off as “Harry Potter goes bad girl” jumps ahead from Magical Reform School drama to Major Magical Uprising in this second book from Rachel Hawkins. In Hex Hall, main character Sophie Mercer learned she wasn’t really a witch, … Continue reading

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Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

Sophie knows she’s a witch, but that’s about all she knows. She’s never met her warlock father. Her human mother tries, but can help her very little. When Sophie tries to help a classmate with a love spell–and it goes … Continue reading

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Guide to YA Novels with GLBTQ Characters

I want to give a shout out to this blog from YALSA’s The Hub. Make sure to read the comments too for more titles. Mostly, though, I want to add in the Weetzie Bat books by Francesca Lia Block as … Continue reading

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Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Predators and Prey

This volume of BtVS season eight is for fans, not newcomers. It’s not really a book that pushes forward the drama of Twilight, the secret anti-Slayer group that’s trying to destroy every Slayer on the streets. This collection of comics … Continue reading

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Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Time of Your Life

Despite the last three volumes having different writers they’ve all held deliciously true to the Buffy-verse while not letting the storyline becoming dull or repetitive. With this addition the story moves the focus back to Buffy and to the large … Continue reading

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Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Wolves at the Gate

Likely my favorite volume of Buffy so far, Book Three starts off with Buffy finding out about the major plot from the last volume, the lingering number of Slayers who have escaped her tutelage and have become something other than … Continue reading

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