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June ‘17 TBR List

Get the scoop on what we're reading this month!

June ‘17 TBR List

It's June, which means it's officially time to enroll in the completely unofficial FYA Summer Reading Program. Instead of stickers and free pizza, reward yourself for excellent literary habits with margaritas, queso and anything your LadyNerd heart desires.

Slap on some sunscreen and take a tour of our stacks below, and then hit us up with your own TBR list in the comments!

Mandy W.

Want by Cindy Pon
Turn-ons: Futuristic Taipei, dystopia by pollution, infiltrating the system to take it down from the inside

Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios
Turn-ons: New Heather Demetrios book, too-good-to-be-true relationship, journey to self-empowerment

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
Turn-ons: Old-timey "hedonistic hurrah", unexpected adventure, best friends romance


What I Lost by Alexandra Ballard
Turn-ons: Swoon, mysterious packages in the mail, mental health focus

Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index by Julie Israel
Turn-ons: Secrets on note cards, lists, mysteries, sisters

She's So Boss by Stacy Kravetz
Turn-ons: Non-fiction, girl bosses, fostering creativity


Be True to Me by Adele Griffin
Turn-ons: 1970s, rich people, love triangle

The Unlikelies by Carrie Firestone
Turn-ons: Surprise internet fame, vigilantes, The Breakfast Club

Once and For All by Sarah Dessen
Turn-ons: Sarah Dessen, Sarah Dessen, Sarah Dessen


​Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser
Turn-ons: Pirates, river gods, mysterious cargo​, choosing your own fate

Mandy C.

Mollie and Frigga have joined the FYA Dog Book Modeling Agency!

The Evaporation of Sofi Snow (The Evaporation of Sofi Snow #1) by Mary Weber
Turn-ons: Vivid dreams, futuristic online gaming that's a "mix of real and virtual blood sport," sibling love

The Sandcastle Empire by Kayla Olson
Turn-ons: Dystopian society, a sanctuary island that isn't what it seems

Our Dark Duet (Monsters of Verity #2) by Victoria Schwab
Turn-ons: Conclusion of the story that began in This Savage Song, monster hunters, monsters who aren't monsters

Now I Rise (The Conqueror's Saga #2) by Kiersten White
Turn-ons: Alternate history, badass lady warriors

The Gold-Son by Carrie Anne Noble
Turn-ons: A cursed boy, leprechauns, a "fate-crossed pair"


The Leaf Reader by Emily Arsenault
Turn-ons: Tasseomancy, missing-girl mystery


Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth
Turn-ons: Space opera, conflicting reviews, Veronica Roth

Mabel Opal Pear and the Rules for Spying by Amanda Hosch
Turn-ons: Spy kids, awesomely named heroine


Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell
Turn-ons: Rainbow Rowell, Star Wars puns, devourable in one sitting

Monstress Volume 1: Awakening by Marjorie Liu
Turn-ons: Gorgeous illustrations, matriarchal society, magical cats

A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis
Turn-ons: Dark and twisty, strong female friendships, Sherlock and Watson vibes

Posh Deluxe's photo About the Author: Sarah lives in Austin, TX, where she programs films at the Alamo Drafthouse. Sarah enjoys fancy cocktails, dance parties and anything that sparkles (except vampires).