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REVIEW: “Sunset Park” by Santino Hassell

ABOUT: Raymond Rodriguez’s days of shoving responsibility to the wayside are over. His older brother wants to live with his boyfriend so Raymond has to get his act together and … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

PIMP MY READ: OCTOBER 2015 BOM & Giveaway

“Pimp My Read” (PMR) is the book-of-the-month poll for our blog!  Each reviewer on the ‘Boys in our Books’ team will nominate their ONE FAVORITE read of the month (whether … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · 26 Comments

REVIEW: “Stygian” by Santino Hassell

ABOUT: Jeremy has been isolated and adrift since the death of his brother. Most people just see him as the skinny emo kid who wears eyeliner and plays drums. No … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

PIMP MY READ: JULY 2015 BOM & Giveaway

  “Pimp My Read” (PMR) is the book-of-the-month poll for our blog!  Each reviewer on the ‘Boys in our Books’ team will nominate their ONE FAVORITE read of the month … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 22 Comments

PRE-RELEASE REVIEW: ” Sutphin Boulevard” by Santino Hassell

ABOUT: Michael Rodriguez and Nunzio Medici have been friends for two decades. From escaping their dysfunctional families in the working-class neighborhood of South Jamaica, Queens to teaching in one of … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 YEAR-END REVIEW: Xing

FAVORITE BOOK OF THE YEAR:  “The Silvers” by Jill Smith In terms of favorite published book of the year, it would be The Silvers by Jill Smith. I love this book … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 6 Comments

2014 YEAR-END REVIEW: Susan

FAVORITE BOOK OF THE YEAR:  “Meatworks” by Jordan Castillo Price This book is…genius. When you read something like Meatworks, you realize what OUTSTOUNDING writing looks like. When an author can make … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 27 Comments

2014 YEAR-END REVIEW: Sue

FAVORITE BOOK OF THE YEAR:  “King Perry” by Edmond Manning The irreplaceable and mind-blowing: King Perry by Edmond Manning.  The words, the imagery and characters, the subtle injection of humility in … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 8 Comments

2014 YEAR-END REVIEW: Sheri

FAVORITE BOOK OF THE YEAR:  “Ball & Chain” by Abigail Roux Such a torturous question: favorite book of the year. It’s almost impossible selecting just one. I’ve agonized over the answer. When I … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 26 Comments

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