By Your Side by Kasie West

By Your Side by 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 is perfect for fans of Stephanie Perkins and Morgan Matson. When Autumn Collins finds herself...

Alternate History Steampunk: Timekeeper by Tara Sim

Timekeeper by 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 truth that seventeen-year-old clock mechanic Danny Hart knows all too well; his father has been...

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...

[Blog Tour] Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova: Review & Short Q+A

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova Series: Brooklyn Brujas #1 Published by Sourcebooks Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult, YA, LGBTQIA Pages: 340 Goodreads Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. I fall to my knees. Shattered glass, melted candles and the outline of scorched feathers are all that surround me. Every single person who was in my house – my entire family — is gone. Alex...

A Complicated and Cute Romance: How to Make Out by Brianna Shrum

How to Make Out by Brianna Shrum Published by Sky Pony Press on September 6th 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult, YA Pages: 284 Goodreads Sixteen-year-old Renley needs three thousand dollars for the math club’s trip to New York City, and she knows exactly how to get it: she’s going to start a how-to blog where people pay for answers to all of life’s questions from a “certified expert.” The...

Faith & Sexuality: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown Published by HarperTeen on August 30th 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, YA, Young Adult, LGBTQIA Pages: 432 Goodreads Joanna Gordon has been out and proud for years, but when her popular radio evangelist father remarries and decides to move all three of them from Atlanta to the more conservative Rome, Georgia, he asks Jo to do the impossible: to lie low...

Short & Sweet: Been Here All Along by Sandy Hall

Been Here All Along by Sandy Hall Published by Swoon Reads on August 30th 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQIA, Young Adult, YA Pages: 224 Goodreads Gideon always has a plan. His plans include running for class president, becoming head of the yearbook committee, and having his choice of colleges. They do NOT include falling head over heels for his best friend and next door neighbor, Kyle. It’s a distraction. It’s...

Reading After Dark: Fast Connection by Megan Erickson and Santino Hassell

Fast Connection by Megan Erickson, Santino Hassell Series: Cyberlove #2 Published by Self Pub on July 11th 2016 Genres: Adult, Romance, LGBTQIA Pages: 235 Goodreads After a decade of serving in the Army, everyone still expects me to be Dominic 'Nicky' Costigan--the skirt-chasing player. They don't know I've been spending my days trying to figure out my post-military life. Including how to pick up guys. When I meet Luke on...

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers on May 3rd 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult, YA Pages: 519 Goodreads Andie had it all planned out. When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or both. Especially your future. Important internship? Check. Amazing friends? Check. Guys? Check (as long as we’re...

Summer Days & Summer Nights: anthology edited by Stephanie Perkins

Summer Days & Summer Nights by Stephanie Perkins Published by St. Martin's Press on May 17th 2016 Genres: Short Stories, Young Adult, YA, Romance Pages: 400 Goodreads Maybe it's the long, lazy days, or maybe it's the heat making everyone a little bit crazy. Whatever the reason, summer is the perfect time for love to bloom. Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories, written by twelve bestselling young adult...