Review: Nina Rossing – Mick and Michelle

Author: Nina Rossing
Reviewer: Ashley
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Genre: Contemporary


Fifteen-year-old Mick Mullins has a great life: his parents are sweet, his sister is tolerable, and his friendships are solid. But as summer descends on Queens, he prepares to turn his carefree existence upside down by disclosing a secret he has kept long enough. It’s time to work up the courage to reveal that he is not a boy, but a girl—and that her name is Michelle. … Continue reading

Mia Kerick – The Red Sheet

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Author: Mia Kerick
Reviewed by: Wendy
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Genre: M/M Young Adult
ISBN 13:  9781627987172

Summary:  One October morning, high school junior Bryan Dennison wakes up a different person—helpful, generous, and chivalrous—a person whose new admirable qualities he doesn’t recognize. Stranger still is the urge to tie a red sheet around his neck like a cape.

Bryan soon realizes this compulsion to wear a red cape is accompanied by more unusual behavior. He can’t hold back from retrieving kittens from tall … Continue reading

Jay Jordan Hawke – Pukawiss The Outcast

pukawissAuthor: Jay Jordan Hawke
Reviewed by: Eladio
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Genre: GLBT Young Adult, Native American, Coming of Age
ISBN 13: 9781627986472

Summary: When family complications take Joshua away from his fundamentalist Christian mother and leave him with his grandfather, he finds himself immersed in a mysterious and magical world. Joshua’s grandfather is a Wisconsin Ojibwe Indian who, along with an array of quirky characters, runs a recreated sixteenth-century village for the tourists who visit the reservation. Joshua’s mother kept him from his Ojibwe heritage, so living on the reservation is liberating … Continue reading