See Tweets about #grl2grl on Twitter. See what people are saying and join the conversation. 17 Sep Peters’s (Luna) short stories focus mostly on young lesbians but also take in teens struggling with other gender and sexuality issues. 20 May Peters portrays a variety—but an inadequate one—of queer teenage girls.

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She has announced that she has retired from writing, and Lies My Girlfriend Told Me will be her last novel. Angela marked it as to-read Oct 25, Realistic in tone and treatment, I found these short stories to each pack a powerful punch.

Nov 04, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: However, it could get a little brief and uninteresting at times On the Floor. My god is kind and benevolent and accepting. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue. A lot of the situations are interesting, but more of them could’ve been.

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When I finally got down to reading it, one night when I just wanted something light to read, I opened it and was instantly disappointed. October yrl2grl, Imprint: The E-mail message field is required. In this collection of ten original stories, Peters chronicles an array of grl2gtl navigating their sexual identities.

When I finally got down to reading it, one night when I just wanted something light to read, I opened it and was instantly disappointed. The open endings seemed full of possibilities for their characters.


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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: You won’t be disappointed with this. It is a set of stories that offers a hand to the reader to guide them through several crises of identity where the main character has to come to terms with a part of themselves they were not prepared to confront.

Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this gtl2grl It’s not easy to exercise this power when people’s harsh and mean words seem so gtl2grl inside our heads, but we have to believe that we have indeed the power to choose whether to listen to them or not, and whether to give them importance or not. I do think it’s great that there’s such a wide range of tones and themes, so there’s a little something for everyone here.

And then one day she goes for it, and that’s it.

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Mariah is terrified of being labeled as gay, even though she is. Understanding a little better about the character I was reading, I felt such warmth for Gr2lgrl in extending friendship, acceptance and as much understanding as she was able at the time to Andi, when no-one else would.

Then there’s a pretty great twist at the end. Vulnerability pervades the collection, as a young lesbian tries to muster up the grl22grl to attend her first GSA meeting in “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” or a daily flirtation via eye contact finally pushes a girl to approach her crush in “Feelings. Often related to girls who are either lesbian, transgender or merely questioning of their sexuality, these stories are short and straight to the point, and each feels incredibly authentic, giving the characters voices that any teen, straight, gay, or bi, can relate to.


Lists with This Book. Do you work in the book industry? I believe these stories are important and should be read, these battles should be recognized and respected. Peters wins the reader’s sympathy for these characters by allowing us to peer through these young people’s hearts as they navigate a disapproving world.

The writing seemed stilted, I couldn’t connect with grl2gl of the characters, and there seemed grl2rgl be too many extremes.

Preview — grl2grl by Julie Anne Peters. Dec 14, Taylor Jarrell added it Shelves: What did she know about my god? In a collection with myriad presentations of sexuality, the absence vrl2grl bisexuality except from one scornful comment is glaring.

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Everything Leads to You. Grl2gro Fire and Stars. She now works full-time for the Colorado Reading Corps. Or aren’t allowed to in Aimee’s case. The Fault in Our Stars.

Amber Carr marked it as to-read Apr 27, Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder- a “sex ed” class leads to Aimee chatting to ex-best-friend Peyton, discussing things.