When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore Published by Thomas Dunne Books on October 4th 2016 Genres: Magic Realism, Romance, LGBTQIA, Young Adult, YA Pages: 288 Goodreads When the Moon Was Ours follows two characters through a story that has multicultural elements and magical realism, but also has central LGBT themes—a transgender boy, the best friend he’s falling in love with, and both of them deciding how they want...

The Wicked & The Divine, Volume 1: The Faust Act by Kieron Gillen and illustrated by Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson

The Wicked and the Divine, Volume 1: the Faust Act by Kieron Gillen Series: The Wicked and the Divine #1 Published by Image Comics on November 12th 2014 Genres: Graphic Novels, Magic Realism, Fantasy Pages: 180 Goodreads Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critical tongue-attractors like Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to create...

7 Reasons to Read The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore

The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore Published by Thomas Dunne Books on September 15th 2015 Genres: Fantasy, Magic Realism, Retelling, Romance, YA, Young Adult Pages: 320 Goodreads The Palomas and the Corbeaus have long been rivals and enemies, locked in an escalating feud for more than a generation. Both families make their living as traveling performers in competing shows—the Palomas swimming in mermaid exhibitions, the Corbeaus, former tightrope walkers,...

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness Published by HarperTeen on October 6th 2015 Genres: Fiction, Magic Realism, YA, Young Adult Pages: 336 Goodreads What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you’re like Mikey? Who just wants to...

I Crawl Through It by A.S. King

I Crawl Through It by A.S. King Published by Little Brown Books for Young Readers on September 22nd, 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Magic Realism, YA, Young Adult Pages: 336 Goodreads A boldly surreal novel from one of the best YA writers working today. Four talented teenagers are traumatized-coping with grief, surviving trauma, facing the anxiety of standardized tests and the neglect of self-absorbed adults—and they'll do anything to escape the pressure....

Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King

Glory O'Brien's History of the Future by A.S. King Published by Little Brown Books for Young Readers on October 14th 2014 Genres: Contemporary, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic Realism, YA, Young Adult Goodreads Would you try to change the world if you thought it had no future? Graduating from high school is a time of limitless possibilities — but not for Glory, who has no plan for what's next. Her mother committed...