Hocus Pocus & the All New Sequel – A.W. Jantha

(A.W. Jantha, 2018) Hocus Pocus is beloved by Halloween enthusiasts all over the world. Diving once more into the world of witches, this electrifying two-part young adult novel, released on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1993 film, marks a new era of Hocus Pocus. Fans will be spellbound by a fresh retelling of the original film, [...]

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Nerve – Jeanne Ryan

(Jeanne Ryan, 2012) ARE YOU PLAYING THE GAME OR IS THE GAME PLAYING YOU? Vee doesn't know if she has the guts to play NERVE, an anonymous online game of dares. But whoever's behind the game knows exactly what she wants, enticing her with lustworthy prizes and a sizzling-hot partner. With Ian on her team, [...]

Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women and Witchcraft- edited by Jessica Spotswood & Tess Sharpe

(various authors, 2018) A young adult fiction anthology of 15 stories featuring contemporary, historical, and futuristic stories featuring witchy heroines who are diverse in race, class, sexuality, religion, geography, and era. Are you a good witch or a bad witch? Glinda the Good Witch. Elphaba the Wicked Witch. Willow. Sabrina. Gemma Doyle. The Mayfair Witches. [...]

Children of Blood and Bone- Tomi Adeyemi + Buddy Read with Nina at The Cozy Pages

(Tomi Adeyemi, 2018) They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a [...]

Starry Eyes- Jenn Bennett

(Jenn Bennett, 2018) Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern day, Californian version of the Montagues and Capulets. But when a group camping trip goes south, Zorie and Lennon find themselves stranded in [...]

A Very Large Expanse of Sea- Tahereh Mafi (ARC)

(Tahereh Mafi, 2018) Expected Publication date: October 16, 2018   It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped. Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degrading [...]

What If It’s Us- Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera (ARC)

(Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera, 2018) Expected Publication Date: October 16, 2018   Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had [...]

Emergency Contact- Mary H.K. Choi

(Mary H.K. Choi, 2018) For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to land a boyfriend, he doesn’t actually know anything about her. When Penny heads to college in Austin, Texas, to learn how to become a writer, it’s seventy-nine miles [...]

Fangirl- Rainbow Rowell

(Rainbow Rowell, 2013) From the author of the New York Times bestseller Eleanor & Park. A coming-of-age tale of fan fiction, family and first love.  Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan... But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, [...]