"[T]houghtful, humorous, and moving...Read together, the letters become a powerful refrain." —Publishers Weekly
*"[A] lovely, often funny, and always heartfelt book...that may save lives." —Booklist, starred review
"Offering encouragement, comfort, advice, valor, and love, they create a vivid rainbow of political perspectives, personal anecdotes, and wisdom." —Elle
"[W]ith its repeated exhortations to relax more and worry less, this book might be a life-saver for some-and could function as an author list, as well, for teens wanting to read more about People Like Us." —Horn Book
"The Letter Q is the most recent book addressing the issue and sheds the formalities of speaking to a broad audience you've never met. It is instead an anthology of letters from LGBT writers to their younger selves. The result is an intimate experience where the authors address specifics and call themselves out on their own faults." —The Advocate
As Fats Waller wrote, I Want to sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter ..... and I will.
THE LETTER Q is a book of importance socially, especially now that the world is growing into the stage of enlightenment as far as LGBT issues are concerned.
This book is very easy to read as the letters are of reasonable length and interspersed are some great comics making the same point.
This review has been crossposted from my blog at The Cosy Dragon.com. Please head there for more in-depth reviews by me, which appear on a timely schedule. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Cosy Dragon (Rose Herbert)
I really enjoyed this book as it was extremely uplifting to see a successful adult connecting with their younger self at a moment of desperation, sadness, loneliness and when they... Read morePublished on August 17, 2012 by Nik S
As Fats Waller wrote, I Want to sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter ..... and I will. Thanks James and Sarah for this important book. Read morePublished on July 23, 2012 by P. N.
When I picked up THE LETTER Q: Queer Writers' Notes to Their Younger Selves, I was super excited to have another book to add to my QUILTBAG list. Read morePublished on June 23, 2012 by Liviania