New Releases: April 2018

The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in L.A.) by Amy Spalding (3rd) Seventeen, fashion-obsessed, and gay, Abby Ives has always been content playing the sidekick in other people’s lives. While her friends and sister have plunged headfirst into the world of dating and romances, Abby has stayed focused on her plus-size style … Continue reading New Releases: April 2018

New Releases: March 2018

P.S. I Miss You by Jen Petro-Roy (6th) In this epistolary middle-grade debut novel, a girl who’s questioning her sexual orientation writes letters to her sister, who was sent away from their strict Catholic home after becoming pregnant. Eleven-year-old Evie is heartbroken when her strict Catholic parents send her pregnant sister away to stay with … Continue reading New Releases: March 2018

New Releases: February 2018

All We Can Do Is Wait by Richard Lawson (6th) In the hours after a bridge collapse rocks their city, a group of Boston teenagers meet in the waiting room of Massachusetts General Hospital: Siblings Jason and Alexa have already experienced enough grief for a lifetime, so in this moment of confusion and despair, Alexa … Continue reading New Releases: February 2018

New Releases: January 2018

Between the Blade and the Heart by Amanda Hocking (2nd) Valkyries have one great responsibility: to return immortals to the afterlife by slaying them. As a Valkyrie, Malin has always known that the balance of the world rests on her ability to carry out orders. But when Malin discovers that her mother spared the life … Continue reading New Releases: January 2018

New Releases: December 2017

If the Fates Allow, ed. by Annie Harper (1st) During the holidays, anything is possible—a second chance, a promised future, an unexpected romance, a rekindled love, or a healed heart. Authors Killian B. Brewer, Lynn Charles, Erin Finnegan, Pene Henson, and Lilah Suzanne share their stories about the magic of the season. “Gracious Living Magazine … Continue reading New Releases: December 2017

New Releases: November 2017

 Olympia Knife, by Alysia Constantine (2nd) Born into a family of flying trapeze artists, Olympia Knife has one small problem: When her emotions rise, she becomes invisible. Everyone in the traveling circus has learned to live with this quirk; they banded together to raise Olympia in a loving environment when her parents vanished midair during … Continue reading New Releases: November 2017

New Releases: October 2017

The Uncrossing by Melissa Eastlake (2nd) Luke can uncross almost any curse—they unravel themselves for him like no one else. So working for the Kovrovs, one of the families controlling all the magic in New York, is exciting and dangerous, especially when he encounters the first curse he can’t break. And it involves Jeremy, the … Continue reading New Releases: October 2017

New Releases: September 2017

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera (5th) On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: they’re going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friend on their End … Continue reading New Releases: September 2017

New Releases in Manga Featuring Queer Women: an Ongoing Yuri Series by Jaylee James

It’s no secret to anyone who reads this site that while I aim to have recommendations for all readers of LGBTQIAP+ lit, I, like I’d venture to guess all readers, only a few areas I’d consider to be my expertise. Thankfully, every now and again, someone steps up to fill in the gaps and share … Continue reading New Releases in Manga Featuring Queer Women: an Ongoing Yuri Series by Jaylee James

New Releases: August 2017

Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert (8th) When Suzette comes home to Los Angeles from her boarding school in New England, she isn’t sure if she’ll ever want to go back. L.A. is where her friends and family are (along with her crush, Emil). And her stepbrother, Lionel, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, needs … Continue reading New Releases: August 2017