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jlmiller1

I teach literature, writing, gender studies, and interdisciplinary studies in Arlington, TX. My current research explores LGBTQ+ children's picture books. I blog about children's literature at https://raisethemrighteous.wordpress.com.

Cybils Awards 2019

I’m excited to announce I am participating in the Cybils Awards again this year. This time as a Round One Judge in the Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction category! Cybils Awards Mission The Cybils Awards aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest […]

Amplify – Calling Bloggers

I want to to celebrate my one year blogaversary as well as reaching over 4000  blog followers and over 3800 Twitter followers by amplifying new book blogs. I’m creating a new tab on my blog and depending on interest can feature blog posts regularly to help you expand your audience.

Zetta Elliott’s The Dragon Thief (2019)

The Dragon Thief is Zetta Elliott’s follow-up to her middle-grade urban fantasy novel Dragons in a Bag. Elliott’s second installment picks up where the first book in the series left off, taking readers on a fantastical journey through the culturally diverse streets of New York City as children and elders […]

Penny Candy Books

Have I mentioned how much I adore Penny Candy Books?? I have never met a Penny Candy Books’ publication I haven’t loved. Sign-up for their newsletter here! I reviewed their amazing upcoming release by Danni Gabriel, Sam!, about a transgender boy coming out to his Latinx family as well as […]