Tag: BIPOC authors

Blazewrath Games

Blazewrath Games Author: Amparo Ortiz Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: October 6, 2020 Publisher: Page Street Kids Series: Blazewrath Games #1 CONTENT WARNING: racism, gore, violence, murder, abuse, kidnapping Lana Torres has always preferred dragons to people.  In a few weeks, sixteen countries will compete in the Blazewrath […]

We Free The Stars

We Free the Stars Author: Hafsah Faizal Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: January 19, 2021 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Series: Sands of Arawiya #2 CONTENT WARNING: blood, death of a parent, confinement, torture, gore, violence, murder Darkness surged in his veins.  Power bled from her bones. The […]

The Bride Test

The Bride Test Author: Helen Hoang Genre: Romance Publication Date: May 7, 2019 Publisher: Berkley Series: The Kiss Quotient #2 CONTENT WARNING: mention of death, grief Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but […]

Firekeeper’s Daughter

Firekeeper’s Daughter Author: Angeline Boulley Genre: YA Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: March 16, 2021 Publisher: Macmillan Audio CONTENT WARNING: racism, drug use, grief, gun violence, death, violence, addiction, rape, kidnapping, confinement Debut author Angeline Boulley crafts a groundbreaking YA thriller about a Native teen who must root out the […]

A Crown Of Wishes

A Crown of Wishes Author: Roshani Chokshi Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: March 28, 2017 Publisher: Wednesday Books Series: The Star-Touched Queen #2 CONTENT WARNING: gore, violence An ancient mystery. An unlikely union. For one young princess in a state of peril, a dangerous wish could be the […]

Felix Ever After

Felix Ever After Author: Kacen Callender Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray CONTENT WARNING: substance use, parental abandonment, deadnaming, emotional abuse from a parent, transphobia, homophobia Felix Love has never been in love — and yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. […]

The Kiss Quotient

The Kiss Quotient Author: Helen Hoang Genre: Romance Publication Date: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Series: The Kiss Quotient #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of cancer Stella Lane comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases — a job that has given her more money than she knows what […]

The Star-Touched Queen

The Star-Touched Queen Author: Roshani Chokshi Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: April 26, 2016 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Series: The Star-Touched Queen #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of death, mention of death of children, mention of domestic violence Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of […]

The Removed

The Removed Author: Brandon Hobson Genre: Contemporary Publication Date: February 2, 2021 Publisher: Ecco Thank you to NetGalley for giving me an ARC of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: death of a child, police shooting, dementia, grief, addiction, harm to animals, suicide, […]