Posts by Brian Katcher

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Brian Katcher wrote his first YA novel when he was down and out in Mexico. He now lives in Missouri with his wonderful wife and daughter. He divides his time between writing and working as a school librarian. Brian still misses the preachy YA books of the eighties.

Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
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Two Bits

Brock Clarke's collection of short stories was so deep, they went over my head. Or maybe they just didn't make any sense. That's  The Price of the Haircut, I guess.

Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
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Roll for Initiative

In Whitney Gardner's book, a girl is so sick of being bullied because of her cosplaying that she decides to give it up. No, not cosplaying. Being a girl. Hey, it's all Chaotic Good.

Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
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The Best Laid Plans

Michael's parents have moved the family from Buffalo, New York, to Edmonton, Canada. Michael has to start over with a new school, a new country, and maybe a new gender. Hey, It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time.

Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
Read More I Wept For I Had No Hair
Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
Read More Turn the Crank

Turn the Crank

Hope can create a machine that can pop a balloon in 89 easy steps. But she can't think of a way to make Brady think of her as anything but Just Another Girl.

Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
Read More Brother From Another Mother
Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
Read More Don’t Worry About Tomorrow
Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
Read More Road Trip 1910

Road Trip 1910

Grab your duster, put on your veil and strap on your goggles! We're going on a jolly motor car adventure with The Automobile Girls at Newport, a reprint of Laura Dent Crane's 1910 novel.

Book ReportThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom!
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All Aboard

So you got on The Wrong Train? Well, let's tell some scary stories while we wait for the next one.

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Stream It: MONK

Get out your wipes and watch the adventures of Adrian Monk, everyone's favorite OCD detective for AFY (that's FYA in alphabetical order). You'll thank me later.