It's a better and brighter world for LGBTQ teens, and even better if you're a reader! YA author Martin Wilson joins Biz to discuss the excellent winners and nominees of this year's Lambda Literary Awards. Plus, Biz lets it rip... again!
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Martin's Lambda Award Recommendations:
Camp by LC Rosen
Sasha Masha by Agnes Borinsky
The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen
You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson
Flamer by Mike Curato
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender
Deep and Dark Blue by Niki Smith
A High Five For Glenn Burke by Phil Bildner
Our Subway Baby by Peter Mercurio
From Archie to Zack by Vincent X Kirsch
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