I Am Jazz by Jazz Jennings

I Am Jazz (book review)

Jul 6th, 2015 Book Reviews, Library Issues Rachel Reinwald 5 min read

This is the last of the GBLT book review series, but hopefully we’ll post more of these characters. Read the other GBLT reviews. I Am Jazz, by Jazz Jennings, tells the story of a girl who was not originally a girl. The boy she started out as felt uncomfortable when he identified more with how girls dress, style their hair, and the activities most girls…

One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva (book review)

Jun 17th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 3 min read

One Man Guy. By Michael Barakiva. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014. Alek Khederian is being tortured by his parents. Instead of going on vacation, his parents are making him take Math and English over in summer school so he can into the honor track. They tell him this over a dinner that is supposed to be special because they never eat out. His parents would rather…

Guest Review: Far From You by Tess Sharpe

Jun 15th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

Tegan is our guest poster for today. Visit her blog, The Rowdy Librarian, for more Teganess. Go to our full list of GBLT reviews for this month. Far From You by Tess Sharpe Far From You is a contemporary realistic fiction novel, with a thriller twist. It takes place in California in a small town. It is set in the current time period, but also…