The Hidden Knife by Melissa Marr

Published: 1 June 2021 Genres: Children's Literature, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction Available as: Hardcover, E-book, Audiobook Summary: The Hidden Knife opens with Rupert, a gargoyle, making his way into a new world through a door from Netherwhere. He meets a group of children who he decides to accept as his family. These children grow up,... Continue Reading →

The Taking of Jake Livingston by Ryan Douglass

Published: 13 July 2021 Genres: Young Adult's Fiction, Supernatural, Romance, Contemporary Fiction, Thriller Available as: Hardcover, E-book, Audiobook Summary: The Taking of Jake Livingston tells the story of Jake and Sawyer, two gay males, struggling to understand how their sexuality fits into their sense of self through alternating chapters. Jake is one of the few... Continue Reading →

The Place Beyond Her Dreams by Oby Aligwekwe

Published: 16 March 2021 Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance Available as: Hardcover, E-book, Paperback Summary: The Place Beyond Her Dreams is a fairytale based on aspects of West African culture. The story opens with the main character, Ona, being introduced to a boy named Okem. Ona lives with her grandparents and her grandfather... Continue Reading →

Chlorine Sky by Mahogany L. Browne

Published: 12 January 2021 Genres: Young Adult's Fiction, Poetry, Bildungsroman*, Contemporary Fiction, * Bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story Available as: Hardcover, E-book, Audiobook Summary: As an audiobook, Chlorine Sky consists of 102 tracks narrated by the author, Mahogany L. Browne, with a total length of 2 hours and 4 minutes. The story, delivered in verse,... Continue Reading →

Jalisco by Kayden Phoenix

Published: 16 September 2019 Genres: Graphic Novel, Children's Literature, Adventure, Action, Fiction, Available as: Paperback Summary: Jalisco focuses on the journey of the main character, Alicia Cuevas, to find her mom after she disappears during a folklorico*. When the police are unwilling to help her and she is unwilling to discontinue her search, she meets... Continue Reading →

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale

Published: 12 September 2017 Genres: Young Adult Nonfiction, Biography Available as: Hardcover, Paperback, E-book Book Trailer Interview with Lisa Charleyboy Summary: #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women is an anthology with four themes that centres the voices of 58 female Native American contributors located in North America. These four themes are the ties that bind... Continue Reading →

Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston

Published: 19 January 2021 Genres: Children's Literature, Young Adult's Fiction, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural Available as: Hardcover, E-book, Audiobook Educators' Guide Summary: As an audiobook, Amari and the Night Brothers consists of 35 tracks narrated by Imani Parks with a total length of 11 hours and 11 minutes. First book of the Supernatural Investigations series,... Continue Reading →

The Sea in Winter by Christine Day

Published: 5 January 2021 Genres: Children's Literature, Young Adult Fiction, Bildungsroman*, Contemporary fiction * Bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story Available as: Audiobook, E-book, Paperback, Hardcover Summary: As an audiobook, The Sea in Winter consists of 43 tracks narrated by Kimberly Woods with a total length of four hours and 25 minutes. The story follows the... Continue Reading →

Sadako at the End of the World by Koma Natsumi

Japanese Title: 終末の貞子さん (Shumatsu no Sadako-san) Published: 17 November 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Horror, Comedy, Supernatural, Slice of Life, Fiction Available as: Manga Summary: Sadako at the End of the World takes place in a post-apocalyptic setting. Two female survivors attempt to watch a movie and summon Sadako. They spend a week together, meeting new... Continue Reading →

Smile Down the Runway Volume 16 by Kotoba Inoya

Japanese Title: ランウェイで笑って (Runway de Waratte) Published: 1 December 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Shounen*, Slice of Life, Drama, Fiction * Shounen is a genre with a target audience of young teen males Available as: Manga, Anime Summary: Smile Down the Runway represents the journey of following ambitions and pursuing dreams as a high schooler. This... Continue Reading →

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