Juliet Takes a Breath

Juliet Takes a Breath Gabby Rivera   Juliet is one of my all-time favourite queer characters in fiction. After coming out to her Puerto Rican family, Juliet embarks on adventure away from her home in the Bronx to intern with her favourite lesbian and feminist author, Harlowe Brisbane, in Portland. Juliet comes face-to-face with the…

The Letter Q

The Letter Q Edited by Sarah Moon & James Lecesne This is a diverse and encouraging anthology of more than 60 letters that popular queer authors have written to their younger selves. Each letter is written with craft and care and is filled with honesty and wisdom that may never be delivered back in time,…

Annie On My Mind

Annie On My Mind Nancy Garden Annie on my mind is groundbreaking book is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to each other and their feelings. This book is so truthful and honest. Defiantly…

Ask The Passengers

Ask The Passengers A.S. King Ask the passengers, is the story of a girl named Astrid who is desperate to confide in someone, she can’t talk to her overly pushy mother, spacey father or sister who’s been pushing her away for years, Instead, Astrid spends hours lying on the picnic table in her back yard…

Worm Loves Worm

Worm Loves Worm Written by J.J Austrian Illustrated by Mike Curato 32 Pages As with many love stories, this one leads to marriage. Since they are worms and their gender is unclear, all their friends want to know is, who will wear the wedding dress? In the end they each wear parts of each other’s…

Heather Has Two Mommies

Heather Has Two Mommies

Heather Has Two Mommies Written by Leslea Newman Illustrated by Laura Cornell 32 Pages “Heather’s favourite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, two eyes, two ears, two hands, and two feet.” Most everything about Heather is like most other children around her, with one difference:  Heather has two mothers. Heather Has Two…