Tag Archives: YA

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 […]

Book review: Mephisto Waltz

Mephisto Waltz By: Bridgett Kay Specht Genre:  YA, romance, lgbt Rating: Very entertaining   Mephisto Waltz, named for the waltzes by composer Franz Liszt is about seduction and madness, according to Miranda Rothschild’s piano teacher.  The story begins with the suicide of Miranda’s twin brother, Mark.  The surviving Rothschilds, unable to live any longer in […]