Dive Into Diversity This Summer With These YA Titles!

A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” […]

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

“When Dimple Met Rishi follows two Indian-American teens whose parents conspire to arrange their marriage.” Oh I am in LOVE! In love with Dimple and Rishi! Dimple and Rishi know their parents would like them to marry, it’s been sort of arranged since they were babies. So when these two teens finally meet at a […]

The Many Worlds of Albie Bright by Christopher Edge

This book has so much heart, so much sorrow and so many laughs, it was so hard to put down.

Girling Up by Dr. Mayim Bialik

Informational, inspirational, and insightful. Girling Up is pretty much everything I wish someone would have told me as teen girl. Mayim Bialik is best known as Amy Farrah Fowler on America’s #1 comedy, The Big Bang Theory, a role for which she has received four Emmy nominations and a Critics’ Choice Award. She also starred in the […]

The Last Star by Rick Yancey NOW IN PAPERBACK!

The enemy is Other. The enemy is us. They’re down here, they’re up there, they’re nowhere. They want the Earth, they want us to have it. They came to wipe us out, they came to save us. But beneath these riddles lies one truth: Cassie has been betrayed. So has Ringer. Zombie. Nugget. And all […]

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya

Favorite Families in Children’s Literature By Pablo Cartaya I have a big loud Cuban-American family. We have disagreements, celebrate successes together, bicker, complain, cry, laugh, you name it my family does it together. I think back to the influential books that stayed with me, and I realize that many of them have big colorful families […]

Love and First Sight by Josh Sundquist

In his debut novel, YouTube personality and author of We Should Hang Out Sometime Josh Sundquist explores the nature of love, trust, and romantic attraction.

IT STARTED WITH GOODBYE by Christina June

Sixteen-year-old Tatum Elsea is bracing for the worst summer of her life. After being falsely accused of a crime, she’s stuck under stepmother-imposed house arrest and her BFF’s gone ghost. Tatum fills her newfound free time with community service by day and working at her covert graphic design business at night (which includes trading emails […]

THE LIBRARIAN by Christy Sloat

Title: THE LIBRARIAN Author: Christy Sloat Pub. Date: June 17, 2017 Publisher: CHBB Publishing Formats: Paperback, eBook Pages: 230 Find it: Goodreads He’s from 1892 England, she’s in a small library in 2017. And that’s just the start of their troubles.   Emme never meant to stay in Maine. She’d come only to find a librarian for her Gram’s library, a custodian […]

THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS by: Emily Barr

  The One Memory of Flora Banks was one emotional roller coaster ride! A true suspense story. An amazingly complex psychological thriller sure to please YA and adult readers alike. Unique in many ways, Flora’s journey of self-discovery is realistic, romantic and riveting. Pick this one up this summer! Emily Barr (www.emilybarr.com) began her career as a journalist […]