Author Archives: Charlie McNabb

About Charlie McNabb

Archivist, Folklorist, and Legend Tripper

Little & Lion

Colbert, Brandy. Little & Lion. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2017. Suzette (Little) and Lionel (Lion) have been best friends and siblings since their parents got together when they were very young. They have a wonderful, close relationship, spending … Continue reading

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Difficult Women

Gay, Roxane. Difficult Women. New York: Grove Press, 2017. Difficult Women is a phenomenal short story collection focusing on women’s lives, most of them turbulent or challenging.

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Resilience: Surviving in the Face of Everything

Heart, Amy, Larissa Glasser, and Sugi Pyrrophyta (Editors). Resilience: Surviving in the Face of Everything. Olympia, WA: Heartspark Press, 2017. Resilience is a breathtaking collection of poetry and prose written by (coercively) assigned male at birth trans women and nonbinary … Continue reading

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Witch Boy

Ostertag, Molly Knox. The Witch Boy. New York: Graphix, 2017. Aster comes from a long line of magic users. In his* family, girls are taught spellcraft and become witches, while boys develop shapeshifting powers around puberty. Aster has always been … Continue reading

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Independent Voices Collection LGBT Series

Independent Voices Collection: An Open Access Collection of an Alternative Press. LGBT Series. https://voices.revealdigital.com. Independent Voices is an open access digital collection of alternative press periodicals. Periodicals include newspapers, magazines, and journals. Series include Black American, Campus Underground, Feminist, GI … Continue reading

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When the Moon Was Ours

McLemore, Anna-Marie. When the Moon Was Ours. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2016. When a town decides to topple their aging water tower, a little girl washes out with the gush of water. Only one little boy is brave enough … Continue reading

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Love is Love

Andreyko, Marc (Organizer), and Sarah Gaydos and Jamie S. Rich (Editors). Love is Love: A Comic Book Anthology to Benefit the Survivors of the Orlando Pulse Shooting. San Diego: IDW Publishing, 2016. On June 12, 2016, a gunman opened fire … Continue reading

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