Alice Oseman’s Heartstopper is a gentle coming of age story, with characters exploring themes of friendship, love, sexuality, gender and mental illness. The story centres around two boys who meet at school: the highly-strung, openly gay Charlie, and easy-going, sporty Nick. Heartstopper is sweet without being sickly sweet. It’s fun and heartwarming, while still feeling … Continue reading Heartstopper

What If It’s Us

Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera co-authored What If It’s Us; a cute, gay romance with some diverse and realistic characters bursting with personality. Ben is broken-hearted and stuck in summer school. Arthur is interning at his mother’s office and in love with everything New York. After a chance encounter at the post office the boys … Continue reading What If It’s Us