In Blanca & Roja, Anna-Marie McLemore blends familiar fairytales The Swan Princess and Snow White and Rose Red into a rich, luxurious story of friendship, love and self-acceptance that is told with her signature style of magical realism.
Courtney Summers' latest novel, Sadie, kept me turning pages way past my bedtime.
A debut novel from an award-winning poet, I’m Not Missing is a must-read for any teen who’s felt the pain of lost friendship and the challenge of finding herself.
I loved Katrina Leno's Summer of Salt so much that, when I finished, I hustled to the library to check out all of her other work!
Girl Made of Stars adds an important dimension to the discussions we’re having today, both in public and in private, and Blake’s deft handling of tough topics makes for an engaging and powerful read.
This moving coming-of-age novel deftly weaves together a pivotal moment in Chicago’s history and one young man’s tentative journey toward self-forgiveness into a powerful exploration of loss, community, and the resilience of the human mind and body.
In an alternate present-day New York City, Mateo and Rufus both receive the same call from Death-Cast in the early morning hours, letting them know they’ll be dead by midnight. The two teens have never met, but when they connect on the Last Friend app, they set out to help each other pack the experiences of a lifetime into one last day and form a deep bond that soon goes beyond friendship.
Don’t Mess With Coleman Stoops is the perfect middle-grade novel for anyone who needs a little boost as they head back to school this fall.
Aditi Khorana’s second novel, The Library of Fates, is a lovely coming-of-age story rooted in Indian folklore and infused with romance.
Like Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why (and more so the recent Netflix adaptation), The Art of Starving teeters on the edge of romanticizing tragedy.