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Laura Preble

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Laura Preble is the author of the popular QUEEN GEEK SOCIAL CLUB series for young adults as well as LICA'S ANGEL. She is the winner of a Kurt Vonnegut Fiction Prize as well as numerous other awards. She lives in San Diego. Her newest novel, OUT, is available as an ebook or in print format.


I was contacted by an amazing young woman named Amelia, who started a program called MAKE IT SAFE. She collects and ships books with positive LGBT messages to high schools so students have a chance of seeing that they are reflected in literature. Here's the link: http://makeitsafeproject.org/ Check it out!

She asked me to write a blog for her site, so I'm reprinting it here since I sort o...

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Published on February 22, 2014 08:30
Average rating: 3.56 · 897 ratings · 119 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
The Queen Geek Social Club
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 490 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Queen Geeks In Love
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 236 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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3.16 of 5 stars 3.16 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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I really enjoyed this book (and I don't always enjoy Neil Gaiman...heresy!) I didn't like Graveyard Game, but I really did like American Gods, largely because he mixes in myth, legend, and contemporary events seamlessly (okay, maybe not seamlessly......more
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"I'd love for you to consider my book, OUT. It's YA speculative fiction. http://tinyurl.com/coredpk "
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“here's the thing about friends, I mean REAL friends: You can't just put up a poster at school and advertise for somebody and then hope you find the perfect one. It might work, I guess, but you'd look so pathetic and desperate that no one would want to be your friend, and so it would be kind of pointless”
Laura Preble, The Queen Geek Social Club

“All in all, when I look at my dating life from the bigger perspective, it pretty much sucks. If it were a bar graph, and each guy were a different colored bar, and the side of the graph measured things like stupidity, lack of consideration, and overpowering lust, the colored bars of all the guys I’ve dated would crash through the top of the graph and rocket skyward like a testosterone-fueled rainbow.”
Laura Preble, The Queen Geek Social Club
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“See that's it. You can't try to love somebody. You just do it.

Laura Preble

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Which book should the YA LGBT Group read for our February 2013 Book of the Month?

 
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Scars Scars by Cheryl Rainfield by Cheryl Rainfield - edgy 16+
 
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Out Out by Laura Preble by Laura Preble - role reversal
 
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