Category Archives: LGBTQIA+

How to Excavate a Heart by Jake Maia Arlow

How to Excavate a Heart by Jake Maia Arlow. Harper Teen, 2022. 9780063078727  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction/ Romance What did you like about the book? The story begins as … Continue reading

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Reader, I Murdered Him by Betsy Cornwell

Reader, I Murdered Him by Betsy Cornwell. Clarion Books, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780358306641 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  Remember Adèle from Jane Eyre? … Continue reading

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A Million to One by Adiba Jaigirdar

A Million to One by Adiba Jaigirdar. Harper Teen, 2022. 9780062916327  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Mystery/Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Four teen girls, (Josefa, thief; Violet, … Continue reading

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Whiteout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon

Whiteout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon. Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780063088146 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Romance What did you … Continue reading

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Ballet Kids by Holly Sterling

Ballet Kids by Holly Sterling. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536220377 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Thomas is a little boy in a … Continue reading

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The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson

The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson. HarperCollins, 2022. 9780063086166 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Lou is a Metis, living … Continue reading

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Aces Wild: A Heist by Amanda DeWitt

Aces Wild: A Heist by Amanda DeWitt. Peachtree Teen, 2022. 9781682634660 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Thriller What did you like about the book?  Aces Wild is what it says on … Continue reading

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Thieves by Lucie Bryon

Thieves by Lucie Bryon. Nobrow, 2022. 9781838741198  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Contemporary/romantic What did you like about the book? Ella has been crushing on Madeleine for ages unaware … Continue reading

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Nothing Sung and Nothing Spoken by Nita Tyndall

Nothing Sung and Nothing Spoken by Nita Tyndall.  HarperTeen, 2022. 9780063087446  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Berlin. 1938. Charlie (Charlotte) is just … Continue reading

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Spell Bound by F.T. Lukens

Spell Bound by F.T. Lukens. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2023. 9781665916226 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 4/4/23) Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Since the loss of … Continue reading

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