Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

Published: 4 May 2021 Genres: Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Adult Literature, Mystery, Comedy, Romance Available as: Paperback, Ebook, Audiobook Discussion Questions Summary: Arsenic and Adobo follows the story of Lila Macapagal's return home to Shady Palms, Illinois. The Cozy Crew and neighbourhood matchmaking aunties will never let her live down the fact that she never... Continue Reading →

Ingrid, the White Deer by White Fence (흰울타리)

Korean Title: 흰 사슴 잉그리드 (Huin Saseum Ing-geulideu) Illustrated by: Red Parsley (레드파슬리) Published: 24 July 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Romance, Historical, Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy Available as: E-book Summary: Ingrid, the White Deer begins by introducing Ingrid Farnese as the White Deer of Elvynee High Society or the Elvynee Deer due to her beauty.... 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 →

What’s Up, Beanie?: Acutely Relatable Comics by Alina Tysoe

Published: 3 August 2021 Genres: Nonfiction, Comedy, Young Adult Literature, Romance, Bildungsroman* * Bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story Available as: Hardcover Summary: What's Up, Beanie features short comics with engaging colors that help adult Beanie, who is visited by young Beanie, relive moments in the author's life. Review I would recommend this text to young... Continue Reading →

Kiss and Repeat by Heather Truett

Published: 25 May 2021 Genres: Romance, Young Adult Fiction, Bildungsroman*, Seinen** * Bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story ** Seinen is a genre with a target audience of young adult males Available as: Hardcover, Audiobook Summary: As an audiobook, Kiss and Repeat consists of 20 tracks narrated by Nick Mondelli with a total length of 5... Continue Reading →

Middletown by Sarah Moon

Published: 5 April 2021 Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Romance, Young Adult Literature, Bildungsroman* * Bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story Available as: Hardcover, Audiobook Summary: As an audiobook, Middletown consists of 28 tracks narrated by Hope Newhouse with a total length of 5 hours and 54 minutes. The story opens with thirteen year old Eli sleeping with... Continue Reading →

You’ve Got the Wrong House, Villain by Margot (마르고트)

Korean Title: 집 잘못 찾아 오셨어요, 악역님 (Jib Jalmos Chaj-a Osyeoss-eoyo, Ag-yeognim) Published: 8 April 2020 Genres: Romance, Action, Adventure, Supernatural, Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Josei* * Josei is a genre with a target audience of young adult females with a less idealized romance Available as: E-book Summary: Yuri, from modern Korea, reincarnates in the... 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 →

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

Published: 1 June 2020 Genres: Romance, Young Adult Fiction, LGBTQ+, Realistic Fiction, Bildungsroman * Bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story Available as: Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook Summary: As an audiobook, You Should See Me in a Crown consists of 39 tracks narrated by Alaska Jackson with a total length of 7 hours and 18 minutes. Liz Lighty... Continue Reading →

Guide to Raising the Sick Villain by Xiǎohái Ài Chī Táng (小孩爱吃糖)

Chinese Title: 病弱反派饲养指南 (Bìngruò Fǎnpài Sìyǎng Zhǐnán) Completed: 6 December 2019 Genres: Romance, Drama, Josei*, Young Adult Fiction * Josei is a genre with a target audience of young adult females with a less idealized romance Available as: Webnovel Summary: Guide to Raising the Sick Villain is about a girl named Qiao Lan who transmigrates... Continue Reading →

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