New Releases: January 2022

Love, Violet by Charlotte Sullivan Wild (Text) and Charlene Chua (Illustrations) (4th) There’s only one person in Violet’s class she wants to go on adventures with: Mira, the girl with the cheeriest laugh and who races like the wind. So Violet has made Mira a very special Valentine. Because Mira is magnificent. But what if … Continue reading New Releases: January 2022

New Releases: December 2021

Read Between the Lines by Rachel Lacey (1st) Books are Rosie Taft’s life. And ever since she took over her mother’s beloved Manhattan bookstore, they’ve become her home too. The only thing missing is her own real-life romance like the ones she loves to read about, and Rosie has an idea of who she might … Continue reading New Releases: December 2021

New Releases: November 2021

A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske (2nd) Red White & Royal Blue meets Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell in debut author Freya Marske’s A Marvellous Light, featuring an Edwardian England full of magic, contracts, and conspiracies. Robin Blyth has more than enough bother in his life. He’s struggling to be a good older brother, a … Continue reading New Releases: November 2021

New Releases: October 2021

The Citadel of Whispers by Kazim Ali (1st) YOU are Krishi, a Whisperer studying ancient, secret magic at the Citadel. A secret visitor arrives late one night with news of the encroaching attack by the powerful Narbolian empire, who are poised to possess all of the kingdom of Elaria. Will the decisions you make protect … Continue reading New Releases: October 2021

New Releases: August 2021

All Are Welcome by Liz Parker (1st) Tiny McAllister never thought she’d get married. Not because she didn’t want to, but because she didn’t think girls from Connecticut married other girls. Yet here she is with Caroline, the love of her life, at their destination wedding on the Bermuda coast. In attendance―their respective families and … Continue reading New Releases: August 2021

New Releases: July 2021

I Have Always Been Me by Precious Brady-Davis (1st) Precious Brady-Davis remembers the sense of being singular and grappling with “otherness.” Born into traumatic circumstances, Davis was brought up in the Omaha foster care system and the Pentecostal faith. As a biracial, gender-nonconforming kid, she felt displaced. Yet she realized by coming into her identity … Continue reading New Releases: July 2021

New Releases: April 2021

The Outrage by William Hussey (1st) Welcome to England, where the Protectorate enforces the Public Good. Here, there are rules for everything – what to eat, what to wear, what to do, what to say, what to read, what to think, who to obey, who to hate, who to love. Your safety is assured, so … Continue reading New Releases: April 2021

New Releases: March 2021

Black Boy Out of Time by Hari Ziyad (1st) One of nineteen children in a blended family, Hari Ziyad was raised by a Hindu Hare Kṛṣṇa mother and a Muslim father. Through reframing their own coming-of-age story, Ziyad takes readers on a powerful journey of growing up queer and Black in Cleveland, Ohio, and of … Continue reading New Releases: March 2021

New Releases: February 2021

The Other Mothers by Jennifer Berney (1st) When Jenn Berney and her wife decided they wanted to have children, they took the next logical step: they went to a fertility clinic. Intrauterine insemination is a simple medical procedure that has been available since the 1950s, but doctors were baffled by Jenn’s situation. With no man … Continue reading New Releases: February 2021

New Releases: September 28, 2021

Middle Grade Other Boys by Damian Alexander In Other Boys, debut author Damian Alexander delivers a moving middle grade graphic memoir about his struggles with bullying, the death of his mother, and coming out. Damian is the new kid at school, and he has a foolproof plan to avoid the bullying that’s plagued him his … Continue reading New Releases: September 28, 2021