“Sugaring Off is a story about trust and absolution, and Gillian French has created a narrative that is engaging, well-told, and well worth investing in to experience this rich wor
“Here’s to Us catalogs so many of the things that are weird and precious and sacred about being young people discovering who they are.
“Knee Deep lets itself be a story of solidarity, a tale about the glue that binds communities together, as told by the voice of a young one who, like us, the readers, is just wakin
“The first day I ever gave a shit about soccer was September 4, 1979—the day that Mr. McMann showed up at Powell Park High.
Meg and Colby come from different worlds. Meg is academic and upper middle class, with divorced parents and an almost sure acceptance to Cornell.
“Seasons of the Storm is a unique, fresh love story with the feel of a fantasy.
“Poston’s loose adaptation of Beauty is enjoyable, moving, and easy to read, like eating a smooth, sweet bowl of ice cream.”
“A rollicking blend of horror story, adventure, and fantasy, Angel Mage rises to a dramatic climax that will satisfy fans of all these genres.”
This young adult novel will appeal to young people who are questioning their sexuality or coming to terms with being gay.
“When the Stars Lead to You holds a diverse cast of characters and deep discussions about mental illness, race, and sex.”
“the writing is smooth and the story compelling, making it a fun, quick read.”
“This book is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys smart plots, fashion, historical fiction, and a varied group of fascinating supporting characters.”
“emotional, heartfelt, and moving. Lia and the people in her life are relatable and loving.
“Trying to hide or control powerful magic is not an uncommon theme in young adult literature; melding that theme with a fight club scenario is unique and makes for a good read.”
“does not try to say exactly what is right and wrong in how we view the world, but shows that to every answer there is a question.
“funny, touching, and thought-provoking. Izzy is likeable and real, while the story studies both her good characteristics and her flaws.
“Virtually Yours is a fun book with diverse characters, questions that plague many teens, and the separate worlds of home and college.”
“Again, but Better is a fun idea. Who doesn’t like a love story with time travel and a chance to do things over again—and do them the right way?”
“Those who have been waiting a long time for this new addition to the Shadowhunters series will be thrilled with the story brought to them by Clare and Chu.”
“Serious Moonlight succeeds in its story mission.”
“This book will appeal to teens—or adults—who like dark murder mysteries with just a touch of supernatural terror.”
“Snow weaves her way around so many complex issues that teenagers face, and does it with kindness and a sense of love for what teens deal with.”
“Spooner deftly paints a portrait of a woman born before her time and coming to enjoy the borrowed freedoms her secret identity provides. . . .
“Reynolds combines urban grit, suburban optimism, and just the right amount of snark to create an unforgettable love story.”
“a lively, action-packed tale. Fantasy fans and heist aficionados alike will delight in Sky’s adventures and cheer on her ragtag team of thieves.”