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Getting Lucky at the Lambda Literary Awards

Getting Lucky at the Lambda Literary Awards

“What can you tell us about the Lambda Literary Awards that most people don’t know?” Blinded by camera lights, sweat trickling down my face, I considered the question. This was my first time at the awards. Why would I have any insider information? Was there some secret to be discovered? Are the Lammys controlled by the Illuminati? In the end I rambled incoherently, the camera man appearing relieved when I…
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Putting the “Adult” back into YA

Putting the “Adult” back into YA

Young adult! Many of us positively associate this genre with nostalgic tales of teenage angst, glittery vampires, and boy wizards. But hearing “young adult” can also send heads shaking. “Oh no! No thanks. Not for me!” I don’t understand what these readers are rejecting – probably because I’m not quite sure what “young adult” is supposed to mean. A more simplistic style? Adult bestsellers like Paul Coelho’s The Alchemist couldn’t…
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Judas Kiss (movie)

Judas Kiss (movie)

Title: Judas Kiss Director: J.T. Tepnapa Starring: Richard Harmon, Charlie David, Sean Paul Lockhart, Timo Descamps Producers: Blue Seraph Productions, Border2Border Entertainment Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: Drama/Sci-fi Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: Unrated Released: 2011 Length: 94  minutes Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jay Bell
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