Kathryn Ormsbee’s Tash Hearts Tolstoy examines asexualism through adaptation.
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Suzette returns to the life she left behind a year after her beloved brother was diagnosed with bipolar and she was sent away to boarding school.
Sarah Prager's new book offers a look at some of the many LGBTQ people who changed the world.
Perfect Ten features a unicorn on the cover, and that’s where the book peaks.
Kiersten White’s The Conqueror’s Saga continues with Now I Rise, which is half-Bridge Book, half-exciting adventure.
In Wishbones, Virginia Macgregor writes about the immense weight of secret grief and the healing power of love.
Life ain't easy when you're a gay teen. Especially when your boyfriend isn't ready to come out. And isn't entirely sure he's really a boy. How long will Micah spend Waiting For Walker?
Robin Talley reminds us that when you make up your mind to have a summer fling, be careful you don't end up falling in love.
One Nice. One Bad. One lives. One dies. You’ve never seen a YA love triangle with stakes as high as the ones in Cale Dietrich's The Love Interest.
If you're receiving this, drop everything and tune in to Alice Oseman’s Radio Silence.
Two grieving teens connect through art and theatre, and learn that you're never alone in loss, in Sonia Belasco's Speak Of Me As I Am.
The main characters of Whitney Taylor’s Definitions of Indefinable Things struggle with depression, deception—and what it means to truly live.
Kim Zarins gives us a modern day take on The Canterbury Tales in Sometimes We Tell the Truth.
The Half Bad series wraps up with Half Lost, a one-two punch of TEABS and TESBS (the end of a sad book syndrome, obvi).
Becky Albertalli is back in this story of a crush-prone heroine with a couple cases of maybe-not-so-unrequited love.
A girl ignores her own romantic problems by trying to find a boyfriend for her best friend in Meg & Linus.
Autism and romantic relationships get a closer look in Claire LaZebnik’s new book, Things I Should Have Known.
In Ashley Poston’s Geekerella, Cinderella meets her prince at a cosplay ball and works in a food truck called the Magic Pumpkin.
Apollo -- god of the sun, music, etc., that Apollo -- begins a journey to regain his immortality in Rick Riordan's latest series.
Sally Green's second book is all grown up. Sex, potions, and rock and roll—Half Wild is NOT the book the Obamas read to children last year at Easter.
Two guys. One car. Two-thousand miles. One epic trip. That's The Otto Digmore Difference.
Meet Girl Mans Up's Pen, a teenage girl who doesn't conform to anybody's standards but her own.
Time—and love—make the world go ‘round in Tara Sim’s Timekeeper.
First love meets last love in Adam Silvera’s History is All You Left Me.
When you have to choose between your sexual orientation and your family, It Looks Like This.
Fall in love with this charming Australian comedy.
Emmitt LaPoint has everything a boy could want: a great family, a great hockey career, and a great boyfriend. Too bad he can't share one of those things with the public.
Sally Green’s debut novel is not Half Bad!
Lisa Williamsons's The Art of Being Normal shows us that anyone can fit in, but it takes someone special to stand out.
Sisters can be terrible, but the ones who might be actual psychopaths are definitely the worst.
In Of Fire and Stars, an arranged marriage between two kingdoms gets complicated when the princess starts falling for her future sister-in-law.
Revenge is a dish best served all over Hollywood.
Thirteen years ago, Russel could barely admit he was gay. Now, he's marrying his boyfriend on The Road to Amazing.
Some people can Look Past the fact that Avery is transgender. But some can't. And now someone wants him dead.
Maria Dahvana Headley’s Aerie revisits the fascinating sky world and sassy main character introduced in Magonia.
Falling in love with John Corey Whaley's latest novel is highly logical behaviour.
Crooked Kingdom, the second book in Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows duology, is what some movie critics might call a “total romp.”
Anna-Marie McLemore’s new novel, When the Moon Was Ours, weaves a tale of family, identity, and love, and the lengths people will go to protect all three.
Robin Talley's Macbeth retelling, As I Descended, subverts Shakespearean norms.
For this Brooklyn bruja, with great power comes great desire to get rid of said powers... and then travel to an alternate dimension after doing causes a huge clusterfuzz.
S.J. Goslee’s Whatever.: or how junior year became totally [email protected] could be a lot more serious about the serious topic of sexual identity.
To meet the titular character in Alex Gino's George is to adore her.
Get to know more about 926 Augur Lane’s resident specter—and the evil that lurks in the shadows of New Fiddleham—in Ghostly Echoes, the third book in William Ritter’s Jackaby series.
In Owen Matthews's book The Fixes, a boy finds an explosive solution to his problems.
A girl with impending memory loss writes to her future self in Lara Avery's captivating novel.
Four friends. One loney cabin in the woods. One dark secret. Brent Hartinger challenges us to find the real story in Three Truths and a Lie.
James Liddel somehow hit REPLY ALL on a paper letter. Kenneth Logan shares some True Letters From a Fictional Life.
Tim Federle asks if an aspiring filmmaker can overcome unspeakable tragedy, or is tragedy the key to becoming a filmmaker?
Take a charming cruise through life's firsts and lasts in The Loose Ends List.
Ash Walker just met the girl of her dreams. Too bad she's her English teacher.
In a game as old as time, Death and Love play a high stakes game with mortals.
A transgender girl and a bipolar boy form an unlikely friendship. Meet Lily and Dunkin.
Nina LaCour and David Levithan team up for this sweet San Francisco Pride week tale.
Stephanie Perkins returns with a short story anthology for summertime swoon.
Jenn Marie Thorne uses light-hearted comedy to tackle subjects like privilege and prejudice in her new book The Inside of Out.
Meredith Russo will open your mind and your heart with her powerful debut, If I Was Your Girl.
Could an impulsive online shopping purchase be the key to Saving Montgomery Sole from her close-minded small town?
Beautiful Music For Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronn-Mills shows us how to get by with a little help from your friends. And St. Elvis.
How does a young lesbian find romantic fulfillment? Step one: get the hell out of Duluth. Welcome to My Year Zero, by Rachel Gold.
This charming historical anthology is the cure for common history.
Jeff Garvin's Symptoms of Being Human is a sensitively-written book about a gender fluid teen living in Orange County.
Carrie Mesrobian's Cut Both Ways tackles the B in LGBTQ.
The man. The myth. The legend. OH MYYYYYYYYYY...!
In first two books of the Four Sisters series, Stray and companion novel Burn, Elissa Sussman crafts a world that’s familiar, yet wholly separate, from classic fairy tales.
Sarah Fine’s The Impostor Queen introduces a magical almost-queen with the weight of an entire country riding on her shoulders (and a little problem with the whole magical thing).
No matter how smart or popular anyone is, Susin Nielsen's middle grade contemporary is a reminder that We Are All Made of Molecules.
A girl and her gay best friend fall for the same guy in the film adaptation of Rachel Cohn and David Levithan's novel.
The only item on the Homo sapiens agenda should be to read Becky Albertalli's hilarious debut.
Get ready to fall under the spell of Rainbow Rowell's Harry Potter-inspired novel, Carry On.
Dragons live forever, but not so little boys. By Cody Kennedy.
It's 1,300 miles to San Francisco. We've got a full tank of gas, The Porcupine of Truth, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses. Hit it.
Things were just fine for Weird Girl and What's His Name until they both realized they each needed something that the other couldn't provide. But they'll always have their X-Files fan fiction.
Patrick Ness is back with a story for those of us who aren't the Chosen Ones.
In Brent Hartinger's latest book, Russel Middlebrook and his boyfriend move to LA so Russel can make it big as a screenwriter. Nothing could be easier, right? I hope they don't end up Barefoot In the City of Broken Dreams.
Kris Dinnison's book You and Me and Him introduces us to a threesome of the most unsexy kind.
Denial, Anger, Depression, Bargaining, Acceptance: The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley, by Shaun David Hutchinson.
Hannah Moskowitz’s A History of Glitter and Blood takes a look at what individuals will do in times of war, and what it might be like for your friends to list your species at the top of their “fave meals” list.
Ben doesn't like the idea of his father having a boyfriend. So the family takes The Last Exit to Normal in a final attempt to start over. By Michael Harmon.
Knowledge is all, but when the powers that be control it with an iron grasp—like in Rachel Caine’s Ink and Bone—”all” becomes a very subjective term.
In Gracefully Grayson, Ami Polonsky shows us that sometimes boys can be fancy...and sometimes, they can be girls.
As a teen, it can be tricky to find common ground with your childhood best friend. Especially if he's spent the last ten years living as a victim of parental abduction.
Adam Silvera’s debut novel More Happy Than Not holds no punches and tugs at the heartstrings.
Isabel Quintero shows us what it's like to be a gordita in a world of flaquitas: Gabi, a Girl In Pieces.
Can one be a homosexual and still be a Christian? Mia Kerick explores the world of a gay teen Catholic in Inclination.
The larger than life story of Tiny Cooper finally hits the stage (and the shelves)!
Jennie Wood explains why it's not easy being A Boy Like Me. Especially when everyone insists on calling you 'Katharine.'
One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva. Alek has always known he was different from the other boys, but by the time he got to high school, he could admit it to the world: he's Armenian. Oh, and he's gay. And Armenian.
Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is a gorgeously-crafted portrait of two best friends exploring their identities.
Michelle Falkoff’s Playlist for the Dead might involve the aftermath of a suicide, but it’s more about how people learn to come to terms with it than the why of it all.
Hate faerie books? Holly Black's latest novel will magically change your mind.
Alex as Well by Alyssa Brugman. Congratulations! It's a (fourteen-year-old) girl!
The newest Russel Middlebrook novel. He's a lot wiser than when we met him in Geography Club, but no cooler.
Experience courtly intrigue on a trip to a unique kingdom—Wyoming—in Cat Patrick’s Court.
'Tis the season to swoon your face off with My True Love Gave to Me, the holiday short story collection edited by Stephanie Perkins.
Robin Talley's debut is nuanced, compassionate and powerful, and manages to skillfully balance a compelling story with two very difficult historical and cultural subjects.
Sara Farizan tells us again how a YA romance should feel with her latest novel.
Sarah Rees Brennan's Untold raises the stakes and brings the swoon.
Trust Jandy Nelson to make heartbreak a blissfully gorgeous experience.
Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg. A guy can only stand so much tolerance and respect.
Talk about sibling rivalry: a girl starts crushing on her brother's girlfriend in No One Needs to Know by Amanda Grace.