Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig

Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig Published by Feiwel & Friends on October 4th 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Thriller, Young Adult, YA, LGBTQIA, LGBT Pages: 336 Goodreads Flynn's girlfriend has disappeared. How can he uncover her secrets without revealing his own? Flynn's girlfriend, January, is missing. The cops are asking questions he can't answer, and her friends are telling stories that don't add up. All eyes are on Flynn—as January's boyfriend,...

Creepy and Atmospheric: As I Descended by Robin Talley

As I Descended by Robin Talley Published by HarperTeen on September 6th 2016 Genres: Paranormal, Retelling, Young Adult, LGBTQIA Pages: 384 Goodreads Maria Lyon and Lily Boiten are their school’s ultimate power couple—even if no one knows it but them. Only one thing stands between them and their perfect future: campus superstar Delilah Dufrey. Golden child Delilah is a legend at the exclusive Acheron Academy, and the presumptive winner of...

The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Strutskie

The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Strutskie Series: The Abyss Surrounds Us #1 Published by Flux on February 8th 2016 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult, YA, Romance Pages: 288 Goodreads For Cassandra Leung, bossing around sea monsters is just the family business. She’s been a Reckoner trainer-in-training ever since she could walk, raising the genetically-engineered beasts to defend ships as they cross the pirate-infested NeoPacific. But when the pirate queen Santa...

Cut Both Ways by Carrie Mesrobian

Cut Both Ways by Carrie Mesrobian Published by HarperCollins on September 1st 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, LGBT, LGBTQIA, Romance, YA, Young Adult Pages: 304 Goodreads Will Caynes never has been good with girls. At seventeen, he’s still waiting for his first kiss. He’s certainly not expecting it to happen in a drunken make-out session with his best friend, Angus. But it does and now Will’s conflicted—he knows he likes girls,...

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan Published by Algonquin on October 7th 2014 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, LGBT, LGBTQIA, Romance, YA, Young Adult Pages: 304 Goodreads High-school junior Leila has made it most of the way through Armstead Academy without having a crush on anyone, which is something of a relief. Her Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates; if word got out that...

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun David Hutchinson

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun David Hutchinson Published by Simon Pulse Genres: Contemporary, LGBT, YA, Young Adult Pages: 297 Goodreads Andrew Brawley was supposed to die that night. His parents did, and so did his sister, but he survived. Now he lives in the hospital. He serves food in the cafeteria, he hangs out with the nurses, and he sleeps in a forgotten supply closet. Drew blends...

[Mini-Review] The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan

The Lover's Dictionary Published by Farrar Straus Giroux, MacMillian on January 4th 2010 Genres: Contemporary, LGBT, Romance, YA, Young Adult Pages: 211 Goodreads A modern love story told through a series of dictionary-style entries is a sequence of intimate windows into the large and small events that shape the course of a romantic relationship. I have no idea how to even describe The Lover’s Dictionary. Essentially, it’s a dictionary. But instead...

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli on April 7th 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, General, LGBT, Romance, YA, Young Adult Pages: 320 Goodreads Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play...