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Alex Sanchez

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Alex Sanchez is the author of the Rainbow Boys trilogy of teen novels, along with The God Box, Getting It, and the Lambda Award-winning middle-grade novel So Hard to Say. His novel, Bait, won the Florida Book Award Gold Medal for YA fiction. Alex received his master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Old Dominion University and for many years worked as a youth and family counselor. His newest book is a graphic novel from DC Comics, You Brought Me the Ocean. Find out more about Alex at www.AlexSanchez.com ...more

In Search of Love, In Search of a Story

Check out my latest guest blog post in recognition of queer romance month! (Who knew there was such a thing?) Thanks!
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My new book is out, YOU BROUGHT ME THE OCEAN, a graphic novel from DC Comics. Check out the preview video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6Bd7...
Enjoy, and thanks! Alex
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The Wishing Heart by J.C. Welker
"thanks to the publisher for giving me an advanced copy of this!

alas, i can't push myself to read this anymore. the beginning of the novel itself didn't hook me though i could tell the author was trying to make it very action packed. but i didn't lik" Read more of this review »
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Brainwashed by Paul Aertker
"This is the best book about kids and spies that I've ever written. Obviously, I gave it five stars--not just because I wrote it, but because I loved the adventure in it.

My mission is to bring the world to the middle grades. I write stories that I wou" Read more of this review »
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
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I can’t decide if this is funny or sad, but I’ve spent so much time wanting a boyfriend that I can’t imagine not wanting one. I can imagine saying I don’t want one. But I can’t imagine it being true.

I'm really surprised to see so many positive re" Read more of this review »
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“What's unnatural is homophobia. Homo sapiens is the only species in all of nature that responds with hate to homosexuality.”
Alex Sanchez, The God Box

“The pressures on gay teens can be overwhelming--to keep secrets, tell lies, deny who you are, and try to be who you're not. Remember: you are special and worth being cared about, loved, and accepted just as you are. Never, ever let anyone convince you otherwise.”
Alex Sanchez

“the church should just stay out of people's pants.”
Alex Sanchez, The God Box

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Ollie Bradshaw Your work is amazing. Thank you so much for writing books that show so much acceptance in them. I love reading your books they always make me feel happy. Keep writing your wonderful!!!


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