Ever fall in love with your best friend? It turns your world upside down. Just ask Mila and Laura, two teens who realize they want to be more than just friends. But even if they surrender to love, can they ever find the courage to tell the world? Find out over the course of three teen tales: "I Hate Love" "Happy Birthday, Klutzface!" "Dress Like a Dude"
©2014 Foxglove Lee (P)2019 Madeleine Mayfair
Gingers just a kitten who loves a good mystery. Shes never actually solved one before, but when a neighbors safe is broken into, Gingers on the case. Her fellow Mystery Cats, Butterball and Zorro, dont see any point in looking into this crime. Clearly, the neighbors son stole the money. He doesnt work, mooches off his parents, and suddenly has the cash to take his girlfriend on a splashy beach vacation? Even Gemma, the neighbor-lady, feels pretty certain her son is to blame - thats why she didnt bother calling the police. But Ginger smells a rat, and she wont give up until the true culprit is brought to justice...even if the investigation puts this tiny kitten in all sorts of danger!
©2019 Doris Hay (P)2019 Madeleine Mayfair
A bi guy, his best friend, the 90s, and show tunes. You don't want to miss this! Marco's a gay stereotype: He loves show tunes, writes fan mail to the actor he's got a crush on, even skips school with his best friend, Anna, to catch their favorite musical, Forever Plaid. Anna's happy to have a gay best friend, but here's the thing: Marco isn't gay - he's bisexual. He isn't shy about correcting people's misconceptions, but guess what? Nobody believes him! Even Anna doesn't want to consider her best friend bi, and Marco's beginning to realize how important it is for her to see the real him. What will it take to convince her? Paperback available as And Plaid All Over".
©2016 Foxglove Lee (P)2017 Foxglove Lee
What's going on in front of the school? When Mila and Laura get back from lunch, there's a big student protest going on. Signs and placards say "Guys Shouldn't Wear Girl Clothes" and "Dress Like A Dude." Turns out a new student doesn't believe in gender-conformity. Hes a Goth guy who wears whatever he wants, including skirts. This ninth grader's got guts! Mila and Laura have been dating since last school year and they haven't even kissed in public. Will this young student who isn't afraid of anyone inspire them to come out, or will other kids' reactions drive them deeper into the closet? LGBTQ fiction from the author of Tiffany and Tigers Eye & Truth and Other Lies! Foxglove Lee is a former aspiring Broadway Baby who now writes queer fiction for teens and young adults. She tries not to be too theatrical, but her characters often take over. When youre done with her short story collection Rainbow Crush, grab her novel Tiffany and Tigers Eye - its set in the '80s and theres an evil doll! What more could a listener ask for? Follow Foxglove on Twitter (@foxglovelee) or stay tuned to her blog for more!
©2014 Foxglove Lee (P)2018 Madeleine Mayfair
Where's a girl to go when every direction is the wrong direction? Half the school calls Laura "The Ice Queen". Even her closest friends have never seen her cry...until she's assigned to debate a pro-Valentine's Day position in class. As far as Laura and Mila are concerned, V-Day's just an excuse to sell chocolate. Their friend Jaden says they're against Valentine's Day because they hate love. Maybe hes right. Laura's never wanted the things teens are supposed to want most. Why is she so different? On the eve of Valentine's Day, warmth creeps into Laura's life from unexpected sources. By midnight, life might not feel quite so icy. A short story for teens.
©2013 Foxglove Lee (P)2018 Madeleine Mayfair
Who needs sleep? Not you! Youd rather stay up late listening to these spine-chilling ghost stories! Throughout four tales of the paranormal, queer characters meet with fates beyond their wildest imaginings as they are confronted by spirits from all walks of life...with shocking results. In "The Witch of the Winter Woods", Nicole couldnt be more nervous about meeting her girlfriends parents this Christmas. On her way to their house in rural Maryland, she nearly collides with a barefoot old woman standing in the road. Strange things happen: a chase through the snow, a stone cottage in the woods, a raging fire. Will Nicole make it out alive? Tucker and his boyfriend are the best in their field in "The Future Is Deadly". They organize estate sales, using their keen eyes and marketing know-how to earn big bucks for their clients. But when theyre hired to clear out a mysterious Gothic manor house, Tucker discovers a set of vintage sunglasses. Through their shaded lenses, he sees a murder that has yet to take place. What lengths will he go to in order to keep the victim safe? What could follow in our series of supernatural stories? Why, its "Ghost Radio", the tale of a transgender teen spending the summer with her cousin. When the pair finds a mysterious radio in a dilapidated shack in the woods, Emily cant get enough of the music it plays. There are tales, in town, of a ghostly DJ who draws teens to their deaths. Could Emily be next on his list? In "Ghost Gallery", Xan has just landed his dream job at a prestigious art gallery. Theres only one problem: the place is haunted. When Xan stays late to meet his favourite transgender artist, will he come face to face with an apparition from another time? And, if he does, can he finally solve the mystery of the gallery ghost? Dive into four tales of the paranormal by Foxglove Lee.
©2019 Foxglove Lee (P)2019 Madeleine Mayfair
Laura and Mila from I Hate Love are back in this birthday comedy by Foxglove Lee! Its a comedy of errors when Laura prepares a romantic dinner for Milas birthday. Laura isn't the world's best cook to begin with, but everything goes wrong in the immaculate home Mila's house-sitting for her aunt. The cat escapes, the Parmesan explodes, the fire alarm blares, and the trouble's only just begun! Laura and Mila wanted to share an evening of domestic bliss. Will their glimpse at adult life drive them into each other's arms, or drive them apart completely?
©2014 Foxglove Lee (P)2018 Madeleine Mayfair
If moths could kill
Shay knows her girlfriend Olivia won't take it well when she finds out an old flame has died. All these years later, he still holds a sordid but special place in her heart. When Olivia pulls his moth-eaten sweater from the back of her closet, she feels the past close at hand. But closer still are the moths. They swarm and surround her, quickly taking over her bedroom
but will they take her very life? Foxglove's fiction has been called "Spectacular" by Rainbow Reviews and "Unforgettable" by USA Today!
©2018 Foxglove Lee (P)2018 Foxglove Lee