The Fascinators

02 June 2020 | By Andrew Eliopulos | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

A magic infused YA novel about friendship, first love, and feeling out of place that will bewitch fans of Rainbow Rowell and Maggie Stiefvater n nLiving in a small town where magic is frowned upon, Sam needs his friends James and Delia and their time together in their school s magic club to see him t

The Henna Wars

02 June 2020 | By Adiba Jaigirdar | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

When Dimple Met Rishi meets Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda in this rom com about two teen girls with rival henna businesses n nWhen Nishat comes out to her parents, they say she can be anyone she wants as long as she isn t herself Because Muslim girls aren t lesbians Nishat doesn t want to hide

Felix Ever After

02 June 2020 | By Kacen Callender | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

From Stonewall and Lambda Award winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self discovery while falling in love for the first time n nFelix Love has never been in love and, yes, he s painfully aware of the irony He desperately want

By the Book

02 June 2020 | By Amanda Sellet | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

As a devotee of classic novels, Mary Porter Malcolm knows all about Mistakes That Have Been Made, especially by impressionable young women So when a girl at her new high school nearly succumbs to the wiles of a notorious cad, Mary starts compiling the Scoundrel Survival Guide, a rundown of literary


02 June 2020 | By Kelly Yang | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Speak enters the world of Gossip Girl in this modern immigrant story from New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang about two girls navigating wealth, power, friendship, and trauma n nThey re called parachutes teenagers dropped off to live in private homes and study in the US while their wealthy

The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly

02 June 2020 | By Jamie Pacton | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Kit Sweetly slays sexism, bad bosses, and bad luck to become a knight at a medieval themed restaurant n nWorking as a wench i.e waitress at a cheesy medieval themed restaurant in the Chicago suburbs, Kit Sweetly dreams of being a knight like her brother She has the moves, is capable on a horse, and

This Coven Won't Break (These Witches Don't Burn, #2)

02 June 2020 | By Isabel Sterling | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

In this gripping, romantic sequel to These Witches Don t Burn, Hannah must work alongside her new girlfriend to take down the Hunters desperate to steal her magic n nHannah Walsh just wants a normal life It s her senior year, so she should be focusing on classes, hanging out with her best friend, an

Stay Gold

02 June 2020 | By Tobly McSmith | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Debut author Tobly McSmith delivers a coming of age teen love story about a transgender boy who s going stealth at his new Texas high school and a cisgender girl who is drawn to him, even as she s counting down the days until graduation Perfect for fans of David Levithan, Becky Albertalli, and Jenn

Date Me, Bryson Keller

02 June 2020 | By Kevin van Whye | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

n What If It s Us meets To All the Boys I ve Loved Before in this upbeat and heartfelt boy meets boy romance that feels like a modern twist on a 90s rom com n n nEveryone knows about the dare Each week, Bryson Keller must date someone new the first person to ask him out on Monday morning Few thin

The Paper Girl of Paris

02 June 2020 | By Jordyn Taylor | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Now n nSixteen year old Alice is spending the summer in Paris, but she isn t there for pastries and walks along the Seine When her grandmother passed away two months ago, she left Alice an apartment in France that no one knew existed An apartment that has been locked for than seventy years n nA

Breath Like Water

02 June 2020 | By Anna Jarzab | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Expansive, romantic, and powerful Gayle Forman, 1 n New York Times n bestselling author of n If I Stay n and n I Have Lost My Way nSusannah Ramos has always loved the water A swimmer whose early talent made her a world champion, Susannah was poised for greatness in a sport that demands so much

Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe

02 June 2020 | By Sarah Mlynowski | Filed in: young adult contemporary.

Sam s summer isn t off to a great start Her boyfriend, Eli, ditched her for a European backpacking trip, and now she s a counselor at Camp Blue Springs the summer camp her eleven year old self swore never to return to Sam expects the next seven weeks to be a total disaster n nThat is, until she me