Category Archives: Fiction

Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand

Delany, Samuel R. Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand. New York: Bantam Books, 1984. In this extraordinary science fiction novel, Delany explores sexuality, gender, desire, and the flow and structure of information. This review contains lots of spoilers. … Continue reading

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History is All You Left Me

Silvera, Adam. History is All You Left Me. New York: Soho Teen, 2017. Griffin and Theo grew up together and were each other’s first kiss, first love, first everything. When Theo goes to college across the country, they decide to … Continue reading

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The Abyss Surrounds Us

Skrutskie, Emily. The Abyss Surrounds Us. Woodbury, MN: Flux, 2016. In a bizarre and dangerous future, the world has been carved up into new states and pirates roam the seas. Gigantic genetically-engineered sea monsters are raised to bond with ships … Continue reading

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George

Gino, Alex. 2015. George. New York: Scholastic Press. “You’re one tough cookie. But the world isn’t always good to people who are different. I just don’t want you to make your road any harder than it has to be.” “Trying … Continue reading

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Girl Mans Up

Girard, M-E. Girl Mans Up. New York: HarperTeen, 2016. Pen is a sixteen-year old girl who eschews girly stuff and would rather dress in guy’s clothes. Growing up in Ontario, a child of Portuguese immigrants, she moves between two worlds—gaming … Continue reading

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Lee, Mackenzi. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue. New York: Katherine Tegen Books, 2017. Henry “Monty” Montague is a true hedonist—he loves gambling, smoking, and drinking, and regularly wakes up in the beds of random men and women. He’s … Continue reading

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The Gods Themselves

Asimov, Isaac. The Gods Themselves. New York: Doubleday, 1972. At last, Earth scientists have discovered the secret to abundant free energy, through an electron transfer with aliens in a parallel universe. Only a handful of people suspect that the ongoing … Continue reading

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