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Male Monday: Guy Pals

August 12, 2013


BFFs. Buddies. Besties. Guy pals. Call ‘em what you like, I see a slow going trend in YA of male authors of color writing stories that explore male friendships. Most often, YA male characters are either loners or involved with a female character, either as a friend or love interest. The following books not only […]

Male Tuesday

April 2, 2013

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2-4 April, Forever My Lady by Jeff Rivera is free to download on Amazon. Please take the time to download it. Please!! Take the time to download and have your friends download it, too! You don’t have to have a Kindle or plan to read the book. You do have to take the time to […]

book review: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

March 25, 2012


title: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe author: Benjamin Alire Saenz date: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers; Feb, 2012 main character: Angel Aristotle Mendoza RL: 3.9 Aristotle and Dante Discover the secrets of the universe is a philosophical tale of two boys coming of age. Ari and Dante meet one […]

book review: He forgot to say goodbye

February 24, 2010


book review:  He forgot to say goodbye author: Benjamin Alire Saenz date: 2008, Simon and Schuster main characters: Ramiro Lopez and Jake Upthegrove If I just said this is a superbly wonderful book would you rush out and buy it? He forgot will remain one of my all time favorites. This review, probably not so […]