Alex McKenna & The Geranium Deaths
For Alex McKenna, high school is just a distraction from the love of his life, Margaret, with whom he can't wait to spend more time once they get to college.
In many respects, Alex is just an average seventeen-year-old boy...except for the fact he's a transgender medium born from a long line of Strega witches, possessing the ability to communicate with ghosts.
With the help
Alex McKenna & The Geranium Deaths by Vicki-Ann Bush is a hidden gem. I honestly have no idea why this isn't more love. It's everything I never really knew how much I needed in my life. If you're looking for a unique YA LGBT+ Urban Fantasy featuring a medium who can communicate with ghosts who comes from a long line of Strega witches and also happens to be trans guy. The dead need Alex's help to resolve past issues, his grandmothe ...more
The most interesting part is the way the main character, Alex, and the fact that he is a trans boy, is handled, in a natural and almost casual way. It is not explicitly mentioned, which is good. It is what it is.
The thing that struck me as the least realistic (and yes, I mean it despiste the fact that Alex and his family have paranormal habilities) is that being a fourth generation Italian he still uses the language casually. Americans are a bit cra ...more
But what really sets this book apart is the main character, Alex. Alex is a teen, but he's also a trans male, and I do believe this is the first time I've read a YA book in which the trans aspect of the MC ...more
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A transgender medium?! Yes please!! I went into this not thinking I would enjoy it (I am a total "judge a book by its cover" person). Vicki-Ann Bush created a story that I definitely need more of. Having a character that is transgender and going through treatment for change, all while in a fantasy world, this is something more authors need to incorporate into ...more
Plot really carries you along, and I loved the end.