Young Adult

Ship It

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003131
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Published: Freeform - May 1st, 2018

 

This book was everything I was looking for and more. Fandoms? Check. Cute girlfriends? Check. Fanfiction? Check. Accepting parents trying to be cool and supportive? Check. Overall, this is just a fun and feel good read, perfect for summer.

Cissa


America Vol 1

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By Gabby Rivera (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Joe Quinones (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781302908812
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Marvel Comics - October 31st, 2017

 

America Chavez is the superhero we all need. A Latinx lesbian who can punch star shaped holes between dimensions and is studying at “Sotomayor University,”  America is fierce and fun and loving and I cannot get enough. (And you can read this without extensive comics knowledge.)

 

April


Once and Future Queen

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$14.99
ISBN: 9781506702506
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Published: Dark Horse Books - November 14th, 2017

 

Rani Arturus just wants to win her chess tournament and maybe flirt with Gwen, the cute girl in the audience. Instead, she pulls Excalibur out of a stone and Merlin shows up wearing a space suit and now she, Gwen, and her childhood friend, Lance, must work together to protect the world from the Fae. A wonderful and unique twist on a classic tale.

Shana


Dumplin'

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$9.99
ISBN: 9780062327192
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 14th, 2017

 

Willowdean Dickson, or Dumplin' as her mom calls her, is an unapologetic fat girl who wants to challenge the way we look at beauty--by entering the beauty pageant run by her mom. Willowdean is my winner for sure.

April


Sabriel

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$10.99
ISBN: 9780062315557
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Published: HarperCollins - June 3rd, 2014

 

Few books moved me as a young reader more than Sabriel. When few well rounded female characters were available for a twelve-year-old, Sabriel was a blessing. I stumbled across the book by accident and was immediately immersed in a world where one girl stands on the border of death and protects the living from its denizens. Sabriel must quickly come into her birthright and save her father from the final gateway of death and in the process, save her world.

Cissa


Dread Nation

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780062570604
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 3rd, 2018

 

You didn’t know you needed a Civil War era zombie book—but you do. In Dread Nation, Justina Ireland draws a compelling, tense, page turner that both makes your heart pound in suspense and makes you think about race with its nuanced writing. In short, it is genius, and you need to read it. (Even if you don't like zombie books.)

April


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