Saturday, February 26, 2011

The Angel of 13th Street mentioned.

Naughty Boys in the Backseat posted an interesting article today about the theme of "taking home strays" in m/m fiction, and gave The Angel of 13th Street as an example:

Find the article here:

9 comments:

  1. I have to confess I have a humongous soft spot for the stray stories. Maybe it's because I'm a mother and I can't fathom a child being abandoned that way (at any age). Hits all those "mama bear" buttons. :-)

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  2. Yeah, me too. I just reread Shayla Kirsten's Thirty Days last night. Another good "stray" story. Warning, it contains mention of severe abuse, and is major hurt/comfort.

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  3. God, I cried during that one and the sequel, broke my heart. Make me want to kick someone really bad. LOL

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  4. I asked her once on an ebook chat if she'd ever do a third one. At that time she wasn't planning it. I'd love to see what happens to Cavan after a few years.

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  5. There are a lot of stories about strays, but considering how many kids get kicked out of their homes when they come out to their parents, it doesn't feel unrealistic.

    Tom Robinson has a great song called "Chance" about being a stray.

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  6. Wow! What an amazing song! Thanks for sharing.

    I never understood kicking your kids out. I was told I couldn't have kids; my two "miracles" are precious to me. Raising them wasn't always easy, but they're mine and I love them unconditionally.

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  7. You are very welcome. His song "Glad To Be Gay '04" is also excellent.

    I don't understand parents who kick their kids out, either. :(

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  8. I'll have to check that song out. You do have a knack for finding great, thought-provoking music.

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