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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

A YA LGBTQ novel

Annie on My Mind

Annie of My Mind

By: Nancy Garden

Genre: J historical fiction

Pages: 233

Published: 1982

Read: January

4.5 out of 5

I have wanted to read this book ever since I learned about it in one of my library classes. This is considered the first YA homosexual based novel featuring a positive attitude.  Even as a heterosexual female, I loved it immediately and actually finished it in one day. I really believe Garden provided a great insight to the reactions and consequences homosexual teens may face, especially for the time written (32 years ago). Although teen homosexuality is more accepted now, this book can be viewed as timeless and should be read by teen girls who may be questioning their own sexuality or are aware they are gay; as well as any females that enjoy a great quick read.

Being a lesbian herself, she has written a lot of novels on the subject. Her website is www.nancygarden.com  

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