Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds graphic

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Long Way Downby Jason Reynolds on October 17th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult, YA Pages: 240 Goodreads   A cannon. A strap. A piece. A biscuit. A burner. A heater. A chopper. A gat. A hammer A tool for RULE Or, you can call it a gun. That’s what fifteen-year-old Will has shoved in the […]

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao graphic

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

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 […]

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta graphic

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta

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 Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

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 […]

Release by Patrick Ness graphic

Release by Patrick Ness

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. […]

Dual Review: The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke graphic

Dual Review: The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke

The Girl with the Red Balloonby Katherine Locke Series: The Balloonmakers #1 Published by Albert Whitman & Company on September 1, 2017 Genres: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Pages: 288 Goodreads   When sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, she’s caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic. She meets […]

Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh graphic

Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh

Rebel Seoulby Axie Oh Published by Tu Books on September 15th 2017 Genres: Sci-Fi, Young Adult Pages: 400 Goodreads   After a great war, the East Pacific is in ruins. In brutal Neo Seoul, where status comes from success in combat, ex-gang member Lee Jaewon is a talented pilot rising in the ranks of the […]

[Spoiler-Free] Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older graphic

[Spoiler-Free] Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older

Shadowhouse Fallby Daniel José Older Published by Arthur A. Levine Books on September 12th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Pages: 368 Goodreads The extraordinary sequel to the New York Times bestseller Shadowshaper is daring, dazzling, defiant. Sierra and her friends love their new lives as shadowshapers, making art and creating change with the spirits of […]

Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust graphic

Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Girls Made of Snow and Glassby Melissa Bashardoust Published by Flatiron Books on September 5th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Retelling, LGBTQIA, Young Adult Pages: 400 Goodreads   Frozen meets The Bloody Chamber in this feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairytale At sixteen, Mina’s mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent […]

You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins graphic

You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins

You Bring the Distant Nearby Mitali Perkins on September 12th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Pages: 320 Goodreads   ★ Booklist ★ Publishers Weekly ★ School Library Journal “The exquisite narrative journeys across time and geography — from Ghana to London to Harlem — and crosses borders of love, faith, and culture. “— Teen Vogue […]