A Thousand Beginnings and Endings edited by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge.
Life Inside My Mind: 31 Authors Share Their Personal Struggles by Jessica Burkhart (ed.) Thirty-one young adult authors share their own struggles with mental illness, ranging from such topics as neurodiversity and addiction to OCD and PTSD.
For Everyone by Jason Reynolds Originally performed at the Kennedy Center for the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and later as a tribute to Walter Dean Myers, this stirring and inspirational poem is New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds’s rallying cry to the dreamers of the world. Jump Anyway is for […]
All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages by Saundra Mitchell (ed.) Seventeen young adult authors across the queer spectrum have come together to create a collection of beautifully written diverse historical fiction for teens. From a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood set in war-torn 1870s Mexico featuring a transgender soldier, to two girls falling in […]
Radical Element: Twelve Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes, and Other Dauntless Girls by Jessica Spotswood (ed.) An anthology of historical short stories features a diverse array of girls standing up for themselves and their beliefs, forging their own paths while resisting society’s expectations.
Meet Cute: Some People are Destined to Meet by Jennifer Armentrout (Ed.) A collection of short stories exploring the moment when a couple meets for the first time–from an African American girl in upstate New York who simultaneously finds a prom dress and a date to a transgender girl who confronts the student blocking her right to use the school […]
Three Sides of a Heart: Stories About Love Triangles by Natalie Parker (Ed.) These top YA authors tackle the much-debated trope of the love triangle, and the result is sixteen fresh, diverse, and romantic stories you don’t want to miss. A teen girl who offers kissing lessons. Zombies in the Civil War South. The girl next door, the boy who […]
Continued Series FictionOrigins of Evil by Danielle Vega (Merciless #3)Brooklyn knows that there’s no good without evil, no right without wrong. And when a helpless girl calls her teen helpline, whispering that someone is hurting her, Brooklyn knows that she needs to save her anonymous caller, even if it means doing something bad. Her parents and friends assure her the […]
We have lots of new stuff in almost every genre- find your next new summer read! Continued Series Fiction:Scattering by Kimberly McCreight (Outliers #2)Wylie escaped the camp in Maine but is still far from safe. Her best chance to protect herself is to understand her ability — and fast. Is her bond with Jasper strong enough to overcome demons from […]