Category Archives: GLBT

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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Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: No Future for You

If Buffy, the petite pop-modern vampire slayer wasn’t enough for you this second volume from Joss Whedon’s “Season Eight” of Buffy brings tortured, anti-heroine slayer Faith back into play in a role even more suited to her than vampire and … Continue reading

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Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home by Joss Whedon

The Long Way Home doesn’t start exactly where the last television season of Buffy left off, instead it starts a little past that, after Buffy and her crew have restarted their lives. In some ways, things are very different, but … Continue reading

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