Perfect for fans of The Hate U Give, this unforgettable coming-of-age debut novel explores issues of race, class, and violence through the eyes of a wealthy black teenager whose family gets caught in the vortex of the 1992 Rodney King Riots.
It started as this: a journal. A private diary of moments in time, a collection of personal life lessons and questions, an assemblage of knowledge from a girl who knows nothing, really, but might know a thing or two.
“An honest, promising story ... Readers will relish the character-building as they get to know these young witches. Greta is cued as Latinx, Iris is white, Binx is Japanese American, and Ridley is black and trans. For readers seeking a diverse, witchy mystery.” – KIRKUS
“The YA thriller of the summer.” —Bustle
For fans of Sadie and Serial, this gripping thriller follows two teens whose lives become inextricably linked when one confesses to murder and the other becomes determined to uncover the real truth no matter the cost.
Exploring identity, class struggles, and high-stakes romance, Tanaz Bhathena's Hunted by the Sky is a gripping adventure set in a world inspired by medieval India.
Here are the books I'm reading this month, including antiracism books for the Blackout Buddy Read and young adult contemporaries about police brutality.
Historical fiction The Talking Drum by Lisa Braxton discusses displacement and gentrification, which have been happening for generations. Yet few novels discuss this—until now.
The first in a fantasy duology inspired by West African folklore in which a grieving crown princess and a desperate refugee find themselves on a collision course to murder each other despite their growing attraction.
White readers, we should not be silent in the spaces we occupy—whether that's on book blogs, booktube, book Twitter, bookstagram, wherever.
From the author of the acclaimed Jack of Hearts (and other parts) comes a sweet and sharp screwball comedy that critiques the culture of toxic masculinity within the queer community.