What If It’s Us Gives Gay Teenagers the Romantic Comedy Treatment

What if gay teenagers were allowed to be the stars of a romantic comedy? It might look a little something like Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera’s new YA novel. … More What If It’s Us Gives Gay Teenagers the Romantic Comedy Treatment

Transgender Teen Romance is Here! If I Was Your Girl, by Meredith Russo: Book Review

Any gay man who recently saw Love, Simon in theaters can tell you how incredible it feels to see a teen romantic comedy with a gay protagonist after all these years, and how the experience is bittersweet because even though it feels like we’ve finally arrived, it’s still sad that these stories weren’t around for us … More Transgender Teen Romance is Here! If I Was Your Girl, by Meredith Russo: Book Review

All We Can Do Is Wait, by Richard Lawson: Book Review

Following a bridge collapse in Boston, four teenagers (well, five) find themselves in the waiting area of a hospital. Skyler is there for her sister, Kate, who has always been there to take care of her even when Skyler screwed things up. Jason and Alexa are estranged siblings trying not to blow up at each … More All We Can Do Is Wait, by Richard Lawson: Book Review

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Book Review

“The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.” Kind of like how The Force Awakens calls back to the first Star Wars, Cursed Child introduces Harry Potter’s next generation with help from old heroes by revisiting all their greatest hits from the original series. And so we begin where Harry Potter … More Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Book Review

Why We Broke Up, by Daniel Handler: Book Review

The overarching problem of this desperately quirky novel is that is can be summed up thusly: “you were an insanely narcissistic creep who treated me like dirt. That’s why we broke up.” Honey, walk the other way and stop navel-gazing. This boy was never worth your time in the first place. In addition, because this … More Why We Broke Up, by Daniel Handler: Book Review