How We Began
Bookreview / November 9, 2015

How We Began is an anthology put together for a special cause. All proceeds go to The Trevor Project, an organization dealing with crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth. Visit their site, it is a very good cause. All stories in this anthology revolve around the same theme. How does love begin? What happens when two people fall in love? Is it instant fireworks or does it take a bit longer than that? Some authors were known to me, some are new to me. But all in all the stories are a great read and certainly worth your money. TruNorth by Alexis Hall  Unexpected Dragons by Delphine Dryden In a world where everyone is able to turn into a dragon when they are ready, what happens when for the first time in a long time an all white dragon appears that breaths snow and ice instead of fire. A Song for Sweater-boy by Vanessa North Ash Cooper has made a mess—an angry prank turned into a criminal mischief charge and now he’s on probation. Jamie Allen has a talent for pattern recognition, but he’s not so great with people—how can someone as well-liked as Ash Cooper not have…

90’s Playlist
Bookreview / October 13, 2015

I received 90’s Playlist as an ARC and I read it with pleasure. It is an anthology consisting of six stories. The idea is that they are about being young in the 90’s and all stories are based on a specific song of that period. In an earlier blog some of the writers explained how the story relates to the song they chose. All authors were unknown to me, except one. Amy Jo Cousins also wrote one of the stories in this book. Some stories were excellent, some a little less. But all were a great read, and they weren’t even LBGT in nature sometimes. My Strongest Weakness by Brighton Walsh is a story about a love that is so wrong and yet so good. Goth girl Tia Lanning is banging the big man on campus Mason Brooks and no one can ever find out. But what happens when there love grows to strong to hide? Worthwhile by Audra North is about Jill who moved to England to be with her boyfriend only to be dumped by him on the second day. Now what should she do? Cry and go home or see if there is another cute boy out…