Joe Babcock – The Tragedy of Miss Geneva Flowers

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Author: Joe Babcock
Reviewed by: Stephen
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
Genre: M/M Young Adult
ISBN 13: 9780786715206

Summary: 

Like many gay sixteen-year-olds, Erick Taylor dreams of being a star. The problem is that he’s unpopular and stuck in Catholic school, and his parents, in their own desperate search for sainthood, fail to see that their son is on a path toward self-destruction. Unable to face his tormentors at school, unsure of whether he wants to live or die, Erick meets Chloe, “a twenty-six-year-old self-proclaimed ‘grandiloquent’ drag … Continue reading

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Joe Babcock – The Boys and the Bees

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Author: Joe Babcock
Reviewed by: Stephen
Publisher: Carroll and Graf
Genre: M/M Young Adult
ISBN 13: N/A
 

Summary:  

A gay 12 year old boy begins his first year of junior high with the vow that this will be the year that he kisses a boy. Like The Tragedy of Miss Geneva Flowers—only lighter, brighter and more youthful—The Boys and the Bees is set in Minneapolis and involves a confused but sweet adolescent kid coming to grips with growing up gay and feeling completely lost … Continue reading

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