Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca K. Barrow

Title: Bad Things Happen HereAuthor: Rebecca K BarrowPublisher: Simon TeenGenre/s and Tags: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller, Contemporary, Queer/LGBTQIA+, Fiction, Mental HealthGoodreads synopsis: I Killed Zoe Spanos meets The Cheerleaders in this haunting mystery about an island town with a history of unsolved deaths—and a girl desperate to uncover the mystery behind it all. Luca Laine Thomas lives on a cursed island. To … Continue reading Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca K. Barrow

A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1) by Judy I. Lin

Title: A Magic Steeped in PoisonAuthor: Judy I. LinGenre/s and Tags: Fantasy, Young Adult, Mythology, Historical Fiction, Magic, High Fantasy, Asian LiteratureGoodreads synopsis: I used to look at my hands with pride. Now all I can think is, "These are the hands that buried my mother."For Ning, the only thing worse than losing her mother is knowing … Continue reading A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1) by Judy I. Lin

The Bennet Women by Eden Appiah-Kubi Book Tour

Title: The Bennet WomenAuthor: Eden Appiah-KubiPublisher: MontlakeGenre/s and Tags: Romance, Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Retelling, Queer/LGBTQ+, Coming of Age, CollegeGoodreads synopsis: In this delightfully modern spin on Pride and Prejudice, love is a goal, marriage is a distant option, and self-discovery is a sure thing. Welcome to Bennet House, the only all-women’s dorm at prestigious Longbourn University, home to three close … Continue reading The Bennet Women by Eden Appiah-Kubi Book Tour

A Million Quiet Revolutions by Robin Gow Book Tour and Interview with the Author

Title: A Million Quiet RevolutionsAuthor: Robin GowGenre/s and Tags: Young Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Queer/LBGTQ+, Poetry, Romance, Transgender, Queer LitGoodreads synopsis: For as long as they can remember, Aaron and Oliver have only ever had each other. In a small town with few queer teenagers, let alone young trans men, they've shared milestones like coming out as trans, buying … Continue reading A Million Quiet Revolutions by Robin Gow Book Tour and Interview with the Author

Kiss & Tell by Adib Khorram

Title: Kiss & TellAuthor: Adib KhorramGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQ+/Queer, Young Adult Fiction, Music, Realistic FictionGoodreads synopsis: A smart, sexy YA novel about a boy band star, his first breakup, his first rebound, and what it means to be queer in the public eye, from award-winning author Adib KhorramHunter never expected to be a boy band … Continue reading Kiss & Tell by Adib Khorram

The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd

Title: The CartographersAuthor: Peng ShepherdGenre/s and Tags: Mystery, Fiction, Adult, Thriller, Magical Realism, Books About BooksGoodreads synopsis: From the critically acclaimed author of The Book of M, a highly imaginative thriller about a young woman who discovers that a strange map in her deceased father’s belongings holds an incredible, deadly secret—one that will lead her on an extraordinary … Continue reading The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd

Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters

Title: Right Where I Left YouAuthor: Julian WintersGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult, Queer/LGBTQIA+, Fiction, MM RomanceGoodreads synopsis: Kacen Callender meets Becky Albertalli in a deliciously geeky best friends-to lovers romance from award-winning author Julian Winters! School’s out, senior year is over, and Isaac Martin is ready to kick off summer. His last before heading off … Continue reading Right Where I Left You by Julian Winters

One For All by Lillie Lainoff

Title: One For AllAuthor: Lillie LainoffGenre/s and Tags: Historical Fiction, Retellings, Young Adult, Fantasy, Disability, RomanceGoodreads synopsis: An OwnVoices, gender-bent retelling of The Three Musketeers, in which a girl with a chronic illness trains as a Musketeer and uncovers secrets, sisterhood, and self-love. Tania de Batz is most herself with a sword in her hand. Everyone in town thinks … Continue reading One For All by Lillie Lainoff

Loveless by Alice Oseman

Title: LovelessAuthor: Alice OsemanGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Young Adult, Queer/LGBTQ+, Fiction, AudiobookGoodreads synopsis: The fourth novel from the phenomenally talented Alice Oseman – one of the most authentic and talked-about voices in contemporary YA. It was all sinking in. I’d never had a crush on anyone. No boys, no girls, not a single person I had ever … Continue reading Loveless by Alice Oseman

All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

Title: All My RageAuthor: Sabaa TahirGenre/s and Tags: Contemporary, Young Adult, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, FamilyGoodreads synopsis: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir comes a brilliant, unforgettable, and heart-wrenching contemporary YA novel about family and forgiveness, love and loss, in a sweeping story that crosses generations and continents. Lahore, Pakistan. Then.Misbah is a dreamer and storyteller, … Continue reading All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir