The Young and the Bi
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Published in: November-December 2009 issue.


The Suicide YearThe Suicide Year
by Lena Prodan
Prizm Books.  192 pages, $13.95


Queer GreerQueer Greer
by A. J. Walkley
Wordclay.  432 pages, $18.02


Love You TwoLove You Two
by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
Random House Australia.  320 pages, $8.99


IN SEVERAL DECADES of books published with bisexual themes, there has only been one to my knowledge for and about teenagers or young adults. This year, there were three in the first six months alone. All three present bisexuality in a positive light, even though it may cause confusion for the protagonist until she gets a handle on it. In all three books the protagonist is a girl, two of whom have transgender issues. All three books are written in the first person, a voice designed to draw the reader into the story in a personal way.

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