A Lesson in Vengeance, Victoria Lee’s new boarding school young adult novel, is an eerie, absorbing thriller about ghosts, history, and mental illness.
In Britta Lundin’s novel Like Other Girls, a closeted teenaged lesbian joins her high school’s previously all-male football team.
Ryan Douglass’s debut young adult horror novel, The Taking of Jake Livingston, captures the pain of navigating high school as a Black gay teen.
Michelle Ruiz Keil draws from Greek mythology, Grimm’s fairy tales, and the Latin-American tradition of magical realism for Summer in the City of Roses.
Elizabeth Lim borrows from Hans Christian Andersen and East Asian folklore to breathe life into Six Crimson Cranes, the first book in a duology set in the same world as her previous book, Spin the Dawn, and its sequel. In…
It’s been a banner year for fake dating in queer YA romances. Misa Sugiura’s new rom-com, Love & Other Natural Disasters, takes the trope to San Francisco.