Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao graphic

Forest of a Thousand Lanternsby Julie C. Dao Series: Rise of the Empress #1 Published by Philomel on October 10th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Pages: 384 Goodreads   An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress–and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her […]

Hamilton’s Battalion: A Trio of Romances by Rose Lerner, Alyssa Cole and Courtney Milan graphic

Hamilton’s Battalion: A Trio of Romancesby Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan, Alyssa Cole on October 17th 2017 Genres: Romance, Historical Fiction Goodreads   Love in the time of Hamilton… On October 14, 1781, Alexander Hamilton led a daring assault on Yorktown’s defenses and won a decisive victory in America’s fight for independence. Decades later, when Eliza […]

Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power by Mariko Tamaki and Brooke Allen graphic

Lumberjanes: Unicorn Powerby Mariko Tamaki Published by Amulet Books on October 10th 2017 Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy Pages: 256 Goodreads   Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabin—Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley—love their summers at camp. They get to hang out with […]

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta graphic

Echo After Echoby Amy Rose Capetta Published by Candlewick on October 10th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Mystery, Young Adult, LGBTQIA Pages: 432 Goodreads   Debuting on the New York stage, Zara is unprepared—for Eli, the girl who makes the world glow; for Leopold, the director who wants perfection; and for death in the theater. Zara Evans […]

Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore graphic

Wild Beautyby Anna-Marie McLemore Published by Feiwel & Friends on October 3rd 2017 Genres: Magic Realism, LGBTQIA, Young Adult Pages: 320 Goodreads   Love grows such strange things. For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also […]

Dual Review: Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman graphic

Starfishby Akemi Dawn Bowman Published by Simon Pulse on September 26, 2017 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 320 Goodreads   Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep her head down, certain […]

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Releaseby Patrick Ness Published by HarperTeen on September 19th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Fantasy, LGBTQIA, Young Adult Pages: 288 Goodreads   Inspired by Judy Blume’s Forever and Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, this novel by award-winning author Patrick Ness is a new classic about teenage relationships, self-acceptance—and what happens when the walls we build start coming down. […]