Nothing gives me joy like seeing more great representation for teens in various letters of the rainbow, especially when we get past the same old narratives in the same old genres with the same old rep. The first half of the year was rife with great LGBTQIAP+ reads—you can see 15 of them here, to […]
Science Fiction and fantasy have explored with different ideas of gender for decades, but in the last few years, we’ve finally begun to see an increased number of works in which transgender characters (very often created by writers who are themselves queer) have taken on leading roles in some genuinely great books. They aren’t there […]
Somaiya Daud’s Mirage is a beautiful, Moroccan-inspired blend of science fiction and fantasy and one of the best books of 2018. If you can’t wait to get your hands on the sequel, here are nine books to tide you over until next year.
Pride Month is a great time to put the focus on queer YA—specifically, some of the incredible intersectional queer books YA has been blessed with, given to us by indigenous authors and authors of color. We’ve got a stack you can read now, and another half dozen you can preorder!
Welcome to another edition of YAs That Get it Right, which is all about YA books that truly nail an element of the teen experience. Last time, we focused on the mental health issue of anxiety. This time around, we’re focusing on another highly common mental health issue that’s only come to be discussed somewhat […]