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 [...]

Not That I Could Tell- Jessica Strawser

(Jessica Strawser, 2018) When a group of neighborhood women gathers, wine in hand, around a fire pit where their backyards meet one Saturday night, most of them are just ecstatic to have discovered that their baby monitors reach that far. It’s a rare kid-free night, and they’re giddy with it. They drink too much, and [...]

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, [...]

Aru Shah and the End of Time- Roshani Chokshi

Roshani Chokshi (2018) Twelve-year-old Aru Shah has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. While her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she'll be spending her autumn break at home, in the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, waiting for her mom to return [...]

The Wife Between Us- Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

(Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen, 2018) A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love. When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement. You will [...]

Wonder Woman: Warbringer- Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo (2017) Daughter of immortals. Princess Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law—risking exile—to save a mortal. Diana will soon learn that she has rescued no ordinary girl, and that with this single brave [...]

An American Marriage- Tayari Jones

(Tayari Jones, 2018)   Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither [...]

The Wicked Deep – Shea Ernshaw

Shea Ernshaw (2018) Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow… Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town. Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the bodies of three weak-hearted [...]