April

If This Gets Out

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If This Gets Out: A Novel By Sophie Gonzales, Cale Dietrich Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250805805
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Published: Wednesday Books - December 7th, 2021

Ruben and Zach are members of superstar boy band Saturday on a worldwide tour when they start developing feelings for each other. Will their romance keep them together as they navigate the layers of coming out? This book is for anyone who swooned over One Direction or who wants a queer YA romance that is rewarding and sweet while not ignoring the complexities of teen queerness.

April


It Happened One Summer

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It Happened One Summer: A Novel (Bellinger Sisters #1) By Tessa Bailey Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063045651
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Published: Avon - July 13th, 2021

When Piper, fashionable influencer in LA, throws a party that ends with her in jail, her stepfather exiles her to small-town Washington to learn a lesson about hard work. There, she meets gruff fisherman Brendan, and sparks fly immediately. This is a steamy, romantic story that delves into family and finding home and belonging. It's Schitt's Creek–inspired, so if you like that, this book is for you! 

April


The Gilded Wolves

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The Gilded Wolves: A Novel By Roshani Chokshi Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250144553
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Published: Wednesday Books - September 22nd, 2020

Set in an alternate nineteenth-century Paris, The Gilded Wolves features a uniquely inventive magic system that sets the backdrop for a thrilling heist story. The six main characters are distinct, well-developed, and come from diverse backgrounds and the books tackle issues of colonialism and cultural appropriation in a fantasy setting. Be ready to tear through the whole trilogy because once you start, you won't be able to stop! 

April


The Guest List

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The Guest List: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Lucy Foley Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062868947
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 3rd, 2021

A remote island and a luxe wedding that no one really wants to be at form the backdrop of this clever Agatha Christie–like whodunit that will keep you guessing from start to finish. A tricky web of secrets will propel you through this page-turner—whose body was found on the island, and how did it get there? You won't be able to stop reading until you find out.

April


Squad

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Squad By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Lisa Sterle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Lisa Sterle (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062943149
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 5th, 2021

Squad is the feminist, patriarchy-devouring YA horror graphic novel of my dreams. It asks: What would you do to belong and how far would you go to protect your friends? It reimagines werewolf mythology in a unique way with funny and pitch-perfect writing, and you won't be able to put it down.

April


The Space Between Worlds

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The Space Between Worlds By Micaiah Johnson Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593156919
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Published: Del Rey - June 1st, 2021

Cara lives in a world where multiversal travel is possible—but you can only travel to a universe where your counterpart is dead. Cara is exceptionally good at dying on other worlds, so she has been plucked from the dystopian wastelands and brought to the walled city to work as a traveler—but she still can't escape danger. This is a heartstopping, intelligent, sci-fi thriller with a touch of queer romance and smart social commentary. 

April


Some Girls Do

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Some Girls Do By Jennifer Dugan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112533
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 18th, 2021

In Some Girls Do, Morgan, a high-level high school track star who has been forced to transfer from her Catholic high school because she's queer, falls for Ruby, a closeted bisexual girl who competes in beauty pageants to please her mom but whose true love is fixing cars. This is the truest, most beautiful, thoughtful, and heart-wrenching examination of teen queerness I've read in a long time and I can't recommend it highly enough.

April


These Violent Delights

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These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights Duet #1) By Chloe Gong Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534457690
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 17th, 2020

These Violent Delights is my new favorite Shakespeare retelling. A take on Romeo and Juliet set in 1920s Shanghai with the lovers cast as the heirs to two rival gangs in the city, and a dash of the supernatural thrown in as a mysterious madness sweeps through the city. It's fast-paced, vividly drawn, and pulled me all the way into the story. And the sequel comes out next month!

April


If the Shoe Fits

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If the Shoe Fits-A Meant To Be Novel By Julie Murphy Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781368053372
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Published: Hyperion Avenue - August 3rd, 2021

You may know Julie Murphy for her YA novels, but her first foray into adult romance swept me off my feet. A Cinderella retelling with a fat woman going on a fictionalized version of the Bachelor did not disappoint my reality TV– and romance-loving heart. Murphy turns the Cinderella story into something new and all its own, and I loved the direction she chose—and I think you will too.

April


The Final Girl Support Group

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The Final Girl Support Group By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593201237
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Published: Berkley - July 13th, 2021

The Final Girl Support Group is a perfect dissection of and homage to the slasher films of the VHS era. Someone is killing final girls—can final girl Lynette figure out who it is in time to save them all? Thrilling, smart, and twisty, this one grabbed me from the start and wouldn't let go. 

April


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