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I Have Something to Tell You

I Have Something to Tell You by Chasten Buttigieg Summary: Growing up, Chasten Glezman Buttigieg didn’t always fit in. He felt different from his father and brothers, who loved to hunt and go camping, and out of place in the rural, conservative small town where he lived. Back then, blending in was more important than … Read more

The House in the Cerulean Sea

The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune Summary: Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being of children in … Read more

Light from Uncommon Stars

Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki Summary: Shizuka Satomi made a deal with the devil: to escape damnation, she must entice seven other violin prodigies to trade their souls for success. She has already delivered six. When Katrina Nguyen, a young transgender runaway, catches Shizuka’s ear with her wild talent, Shizuka can almost feel … Read more

The Heartbreak Bakery

The Heartbreak Bakery by A.R. Capetta Summary: Syd (no pronouns, please) has always dealt with big, hard-to-talk-about things by baking. Being dumped is no different, except now Syd is baking at the Proud Muffin, a queer bakery and community space in Austin. And everyone who eats Syd’s breakup brownies . . . breaks up. Even … Read more

Once & Future

Once & Future by A.R.Capetta and Cory McCarthy Summary: When Ari crash-lands on Old Earth and pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, she is revealed to be the newest reincarnation of King Arthur. Then she meets Merlin, who has aged backward over the centuries into a teenager, and together they must break … Read more

Felix Ever After

Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender Summary: Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and why it seems so easy for everyone but him to find someone. What’s worse is that, even though he is proud of his identity, Felix … Read more

All That’s Left in the World

All That’s Left in the World by Erik J. Brown Summary: When Andrew stumbles upon Jamie’s house, he’s injured, starved, and has nothing left to lose. A deadly pathogen has killed off most of the world’s population, including everyone both boys have ever loved. And if this new world has taught them anything, it’s to … Read more

Circe

Circe by Madeline Miller Summary: In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child–neither powerful like her father nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power: the … Read more

“A” Different Kind Of Superpower

“A” Different Kind Of Superpower by James A Lyons and Bradley Riches Summary: How would you feel if one day your parents came into your room and told you that you had a superpower? Excited? Definitely. Powerful? Maybe. In a world filled with extraordinary people, it is common for people to possess unique abilities that … Read more

The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller Summary: Achilles, “the best of all the Greeks,” son of the cruel sea goddess Thetis and the legendary king Peleus, is strong, swift, and beautiful, irresistible to all who meet him. Patroclus is an awkward young prince, exiled from his homeland after an act of shocking violence. Brought … Read more