Category Archives: LGBTQIA+

Big Wig by Jonathan Hillman, illustrated by Levi Hastings

Big Wig by Jonathan Hillman, illustrated by Levi Hastings. Paula Wiseman, 2022. 9781534487710 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy picture book What did you like about the book? A picture book from … Continue reading

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Slip by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Aatmaja Panda

Slip by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Aatmaja Panda. Algonquin Young Readers, 2022. 9781616207892  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Jade, an … Continue reading

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Across a Field of Starlight by Blue Delliquanti

Across a Field of Starlight by Blue Delliquanti. RH Graphic, Random House, 2022. 9780593124147 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Science fiction What did you like about the book?  Lu … Continue reading

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Rave by Jessica Campbell

Rave by Jessica Campbell. Drawn & Quarterly, 2022. 9781770464605 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? This graphic novel follows Lauren, a … Continue reading

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Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American by Laura Gao

Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American by Laura Gao. Balzer + Bray, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780063067776 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Music by Nathan Page,  illustrated by Drew Shannon

The Devil’s Music (The Montague Twins #2) by Nathan Page,  illustrated by Drew Shannon. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780525646808 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Supernatural/mystery What did you like … Continue reading

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The Chandler Legacies by Abdi Nazemian

The Chandler Legacies by Abdi Nazemian. Balzer + Bray, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780063039322 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  In 1999, five students arrive … Continue reading

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The Turning Pointe by Vanessa L. Torres

The Turning Pointe by Vanessa L. Torres. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593426135 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Rosa, a talented Mexican-American dancer, … Continue reading

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Rest Easy by Warona Jolomba

Rest Easy by Warona Jolomba. Wattpad Books, 2021. 9781989365953 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? The story offers representation of several marginalized populations. … Continue reading

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Dead End Girls by Wendy Heard

Dead End Girls by Wendy Heard. Little, Brown and Company, 2022. 9780316310413 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: ARC (publication May, 2022) Genre: Thriller What did you like about the book?  Maude shuttles between … Continue reading

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