October 13, 2019 Author and poet Brynne Rebele-Henry transplants the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice to modern-day Texas, for a wrenching tale of two young women whose love lands them in a religious re-education camp.
October 5, 2019 It might seem early for a Christmas-themed book, but Ashley Elston's novel — about a girl whose overly involved family sets her up on a series of blind dates — is so delightful you won't mind.
September 6, 2019 Sisters Maika and Maritza Moulite tackle heavy issues in this novel about a girl who gets sent to live with her aunt in Haiti, and discovers more than she bargained for about the women of her family.
August 31, 2019 Shana Silver's young adult debut follows a young prodigy at a school for gifted students who discovers that her father's memory-hacking technology is being used for nefarious purposes.
August 16, 2019 Author Alison Gervais suffered permanent hearing loss as a child; her new book follows a deaf girl who's tossed into a hearing high school when her family moves just before her senior year.
August 5, 2019 As part of our summer-long celebration of funny books, we've asked our writers to talk about things that made them laugh, like Ellen Raskin's witty and chaotic inheritance adventure The Westing Game.
July 21, 2019 Laura Dockrill's young adult novel stars a refreshingly direct, unapologetic — and occasionally crass — plus-sized girl who uses her doctor-imposed food diary to record her life and feelings.
July 3, 2019 Sona Charaipotra's young adult novel might be familiar to back-in-the-day fans of Doogie Howser — it's about 16-year-old supergenius Saira, fresh out of med school and interning at a hospital.
June 30, 2019 Lauren Morrill's new YA novel follows 17-year-old Maritza, who's used to taking care of herself. But when she lands with a foster mother who truly cares about her, it turns her life upside down.
June 15, 2019 Aminah Mae Safi's new young adult novel is rooted in a famous plot arc from the television show Gilmore Girls — but you don't have to be a fan to enjoy this dense, fulfilling love story.
June 1, 2019 Mason Deaver's new young adult novel follows a teenager who's kicked out of their house after coming out as nonbinary. Deaver, who's also nonbinary, says it's the book they needed to read as a kid.
May 19, 2019 Sandhya Menon's followup to her hit young adult novel When Dimple Met Rishi follows a young woman with a big voice, a big personality — and to her family's dismay (though not her own), a big body.
May 5, 2019 Adi Alsaid's new novel follows a teen romance columnist whose senior-year breakup has resulted in a raging case of writer's block. It's a beautiful illustration of the raw nerves that come with love.
March 21, 2019 Lillie Vale's new young adult novel follows Babe Vogel, who's perfectly happy in her small town life, even though her friends have mostly moved on — until a "summer boy" arrives to complicate things.
February 16, 2019 Faith Erin Hick's sweet new YA novel is reminiscent of the real-life conflict between Batman co-creators Bob Kane and Bill Finger — and asks what happens when the next generation meets up.