Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Book Review: Run, Clarissa, Run

Run, Clarissa, Run By: Rachel Eliason Genre: YA fiction Rating: Eye-rollingly awful Run, Clarissa, Run is an after school special novel about a kid named Mary Sue Clark, later Clarissa, who is transgender.  In the first half of the novel, the main character is primarily referred to as Clark with male pronouns.  Clark is obviously […]

Author Interview: Alexandra Rowland

The amazing Alexandra Rowland of In the End fame met with me last night to discuss writing queer positively, drawer novels, wine-drinking suburban book clubs writing slash fic, a super prestigious writer’s resort in Ireland that does not yet exist, and my favorite color of Hot Wheels.       me  I just want to […]

How to be -positive

As a lot of people know, I’ve been blogging semi-regularly since 2005, but this is the first blog I’ve ever had about books and writing.  I used to blog about feminism, gender equality, breastfeeding and associated activism, women’s issues in parenting, queer issues, and sundry politics.  I gave up on it simply because after a […]

Book Review: In the End

In the End By: Alexandra Rowland Genre: Fantasy Rating: Exquisitely creative In the End begins colorfully with a clever and casual remastering of the creation fable.  The Creator in this story is a being who becomes bored with their sole companion, Void, and decides to create Stuff to take the place of Nothing.  Because this […]