My Dearest Darkest meets Tiny Pretty Things in this dark fantasy debut set in the intense world of the Parisian ballet. A villain origin story full of monsters and manèges, I Feed Her to the Beast and the Beast Is Me is a cutthroat story of creativity, perfectionism and the exclusionary tendencies of institutions. In this Q&A with Jamison Shea, they answer our questions about art, institutions, and perfectionism.
With fantasy worlds, mysteries and whirlwind romances, August brings more than just the heat. Along with the month comes new releases from favorite authors, a horrifying debut and a BookTok favorite, making our most anticipated Young Adult books a group of must-have titles.
This month, have dinner with a family of true-crime aficionados, rewind time to a notorious brothel in ancient Pompeii, enjoy a magical twist on The Great Gatsby, recenter the Greek myths and the women often villainized in them, attend an elite boarding school with a chilling story of monsters and mystery, and unlock your imagination to fight against thirteen witches that are at the root of all evil in the world.