Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward graphic

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

by Jesmyn Ward Published by Scribner on September 5th 2017 Genres: Fiction Pages: 304 Goodreads   A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century […]

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Welcome Home: anthology, edited by Eric Smith

Welcome Homeby Eric Smith Published by Flux on September 5th 2017 Genres: Short Stories, Young Adult, Contemporary Goodreads   Welcome Home collects a number of adoption-themed fictional short stories, and brings them together in one anthology from a diverse range of celebrated Young Adult authors. The all-star roster includes Edgar-award winner Mindy McGinnis, New York […]

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The Authentics by Abdi Nazemian

The Authenticsby Abdi Nazemian Published by Balzer + Bray on August 8th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 288 Goodreads   The Authentics is a fresh, funny, and insightful novel about culture, love, and family—the kind we are born into and the ones we create. Daria Esfandyar is Iranian-American and proud of her heritage, […]

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The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

The Love Interestby Cale Dietrich Published by Feiwel & Friends on May 16th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, LGBTQIA Pages: 384 Goodreads   There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people destined for great power means getting valuable secrets. Caden is a Nice: The boy […]

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It Had to Be You by Lizzy Charles

It Had to be Youby Lizzy Charles Series: Brokemore Academy #1 Published by Entangled on May 15th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Pages: 184 Goodreads   James Parson has a problem. His military dad is going to yank him out of his expensive boarding school if James doesn’t prove he’s no longer hooking up, […]

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Giveby Angie Thomas Published by Balzer + Bray on February 28th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult, YA Pages: 464 Goodreads   Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when […]

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By Your Side by Kasie West

By Your Sideby Kasie West Published by HarperTeen on January 31st 2017 Genres: Romance, Young Adult, YA, Fiction Pages: 352 Goodreads   In this irresistible story, Kasie West explores the timeless question of what to do when you fall for the person you least expect. Witty and romantic, this paperback original from a fan favorite […]

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Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

Difficult Womenby Roxane Gay Published by Grove Press on January 3rd 2017 Genres: Short Stories, Fiction Pages: 274 Goodreads   Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State and the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Gay returns with Difficult Women, a collection of […]

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Mini Review: What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi

What is Not Your is Not Yoursby Helen Oyeyemi Published by Riverhead Books on March 8th 2016 Genres: Short Stories, Fiction, Fantasy Pages: 325 Goodreads The key to a house, the key to a heart, the key to a secret—Oyeyemi’s keys not only unlock elements of her characters’ lives, they promise further labyrinths on the […]

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Alternate History Steampunk: Timekeeper by Tara Sim

Timekeeperby Tara Sim Series: Timekeeper #1 Published by Sky Pony Press on November 1st 2016 Genres: Historical Fiction, Young Adult, YA, Steampunk, LGBTQIA Pages: 368 Goodreads   Two o’clock was missing. In an alternate Victorian world controlled by clock towers, a damaged clock can fracture time—and a destroyed one can stop it completely. It’s a […]