Young Adult

The Honeys

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The Honeys By Ryan La Sala Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338745313
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Published: PUSH - August 16th, 2022

If you read Alone With You in the Ether and developed Aldo's fascination with bees, The Honeys is nothing like it but it does have bees. Alternatively, this book could be pitched as a YA version of Mona Awad's Bunny, except there are bees and it's summertime."

Engel


A Gathering Dark

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The Gathering Dark: An Anthology of Folk Horror By Erica Waters, Chloe Gong, Tori Bovalino, Hannah Whitten, Allison Saft, Olivia Chadha, Courtney Gould, Aden Polydoros, SMP Alex Brown, Shakira Toussaint Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781645676225
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Published: Page Street Kids - September 6th, 2022

An unexpectedly thrilling and eerie collection of stories from a cast of well-known and well-loved YA authors! This is a perfect introduction for anyone looking to dip their toes into the horror genre. Each story is self-contained, so you really could spend several, separate nights snuggling under the covers and reading to the tune of rain and thunder outside your window without the stress and worry of finishing a massive, nightmare-inducing volume prior to bed. (Also, Chloe Gong is in it!)

Cindy


The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School

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The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School By Sonora Reyes Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063060234
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 17th, 2022

This is a book that balances perfectly on the precipice between joy and heartache. It's a story about two siblings transferring to a new school, but it is also so much more than that. You will find discussion of depression/suicidality, sexuality, racism, transracial adoption, and religion all handled with sensitivity and care. But honestly, the sibling dynamics in this book are everything. Read it, then call your siblings.

Kendall


M is for Monster

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M Is for Monster By Talia Dutton Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419762208
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - Surely - June 28th, 2022

"Oops, I accidentally created a new person instead of Frankenstein-ing my sister back. That's okay, I'll just start over, right?" A creative and heartbreaking look at what it means to exist as an individual and how we deal with loss and grief.

Stacey


Don't Call Me a Hurricane

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Don't Call Me a Hurricane By Ellen Hagan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547609161
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 19th, 2022

Ever since her home was ravaged by a hurricane, high school senior Eliza has found comfort and carthasis in vocalizing her passion for combating climate change in her hometown. However, her world is flipped dangerously and disastrously upside down a second time when a certain tourist named Milo enters her world and leaves a sandy footprint. Surely the volley of her heart can't be attributed to him...? Rich with resonance, Don't Call Me a Hurricane is a whirlpool of a story about love and home and the price of getting stuck in the riptide of feeling.

Cindy 


Piecing Me Together

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Piecing Me Together By Renée Watson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681191072
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 5th, 2018

Jade is a powerful artist and a brilliant student who has always taken every opportunity that came her way. But now, after receiving an invite to a group for at-risk youth, she is tired of people trying to help her. When will she get the opportunity to be seen for all the things that she brings to the table too? Great for anyone finding their voice and learning to advocate for themselves.

Kendall


My Mechanical Romance

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My Mechanical Romance By Alexene Farol Follmuth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823450107
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Published: Holiday House - May 31st, 2022

A story perfect for STEM enthusiasts, My Mechanical Romance follows Bel, a high school student too anxious to give her future the attention that everyone thinks it deserves. When she shows a natural talent for engineering, Bel is coerced into joining her school's robotics club. All the boys on the team ignore her--except for Mateo, the captain. Mateo thinks that Bel can be a good thing for the team, but they struggle to see eye-to-eye. As they spend more time together, they realize that they've not only improved the club, but also grown as individuals. Heart warming, funny, and loaded with the wit that the author is known for (she's more recognizable as her pseudonym Olivie Blake), this is a fun way to kick off the summer.

Engel


All Ways

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All Ways By Kelly Coons Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781636769028
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Published: New Degree Press - April 27th, 2021

Two brothers go on a road trip. Plenty of misadventures. The brothers are both autistic, but the author never uses that term. One of my new favorite teen adventure stories!

Hazel


When You Call My Name

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When You Call My Name By Tucker Shaw Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250624864
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

Both a love letter to the queer community and a vivid snapshot of what it was like to be gay in New York during the nineties, this book is a vital read for those looking to better understand modern gay history and appreciate our roots, for both teens and adults. A perfect read for Pride month, it pulled on my heartstrings and I think it will for you too.

April


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