Summer is finally here and she brought BOOKS!
6/4: The Haunted by Danielle Vega – From Danielle Vega, YA’s answer to Stephen King, comes a new paranormal novel about dark family secrets, deep-seated vengeance, and the horrifying truth that evil often lurks in the unlikeliest of places.
6/4: When the Ground Is Hard by Malla Nunn – Edgar Award nominee stuns in this heartrending tale set in a Swaziland boarding school where two girls of different castes bond over a shared copy of Jane Eyre.
6/4: VIRAL: The Fight Against Aids in America by Ann Bausum – Groundbreaking narrative nonfiction for teens that tells the story of the AIDS crisis in America.
6/4: The Merciless by Danielle Vega – A shocking and twisted read that will have readers facing the most haunting question of all: Is there evil in all of us? The reissue!
6/4: The History of Jane Doe by Michael Belanger – Mixing humor with heartache, this is an unmissable coming-of-age story from an exciting new voice in YA. Now in paperback!
6/11: Screen Queens by Lori Goldstein – The Bold Type meets The Social Network when three girls participate in a startup incubator competition and uncover the truth about what it means to succeed in the male-dominated world of tech.
6/11: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green – In his long-awaited return, John Green, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars, shares Aza’s story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of love, resilience, and the power of lifelong friendship. Now in paperback!
6/11: The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante – The Grief Keeper is a tender tale that explores the heartbreak and consequences of when both love and human beings are branded illegal.
6/11: Seafire by Natalie C. Parker – The first in a heart-stopping trilogy that recalls the undeniable feminine power of Wonder Woman and the powder-keg action of Mad Max: Fury Road, Seafirereminds us of the importance of sisterhood and unity in the face of oppression and tyranny. Now in paperback!
6/18: Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay – A powerful coming-of-age story about grief, guilt, and the risks a Filipino-American teenager takes to uncover the truth about his cousin’s murder.
6/18: The Art of Breaking Things by Laura Sibson – In the tradition of Laurie Halse Anderson and Sara Zarr, one girl embraces the power of her voice: rules are meant to be broken and she won’t stay silent.
6/25: The Virtue of Sin by Shannon Schuren – A compelling novel about speaking out, standing up, and breaking free — perfect for fans of The Handmaid’s Tale and Tara Westover’s Educated.
6/25: Wicked Fox by Kat Cho – An addictive fantasy-romance set in modern-day Seoul about eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung, a gumiho, also known as a nine-tailed fox, who must devour the energy of men in order to survive.