Spin Me Right Round
Young Adult fiction. Bloomsbury (2021). Meet Luis, super out gay teen who time travels to 1985, where he's determined to save the school closet case...but breaks up his own parents in the process. A Kirkus Reviews Most Anticipated Book, Indie Next List Pick, Junior Library Guild Selection & New York Public Library Best Book for Teens. "Prepare to laugh out loud"--Booklist. "A page-turner... a great read offering entertainment, encouragement, and plenty to reflect upon"-- Kirkus.
Memoir. Perseus/Da Capo (2006). Publishers Weekly calls the story "surprisingly fresh" and says it makes "a convincing, heartwarming argument." Library Journal adds that "[Valdes] Greenwood's humorous, honest, and personal voice makes him a great tour
guide and friend." Book List writes that it's a "touching, humorous memoir." Shelf-Awareness says its "sweet
and funny, with a touch of sorrow, yet filled with hope and love. It's a fine book about marriage or any committed
A Little Fruitcake
Memoir/Humor. Perseus/Da Capo (2007). Today Show Top 10 Holiday Books. Portland Press Herald calls it a “"A glittering chapter book stuffed with precious memories.”" Metrosource says it offers “"Plenty of laughs and insightful observations,"” while the Louisville Courier-Journal adds, "“This little beauty of a book is destined to be passed around the family each Christmas."