Tag: BIPOC

The Year Of The Witching

The Year of the Witching Author: Alexis Henderson Genre: YA Fantasy, Paranormal Publication Date: July 21, 2020 Publisher: Ace TRIGGER WARNING: animal sacrifice, polygamy, abuse, gore A young woman living in a rigid, puritanical society discovers dark powers within herself in this stunning, feminist fantasy debut. In the […]

There There

There There Author: Tommy Orange Genre: Contemporary Publication Date: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Knopf TRIGGER WARNING: description of a massacre, substance use, mention of substance use while pregnant, drug dealing, domestic violence, rape, cancer, death, suicide, child abuse, death of animals, gun violence There There is a relentlessly […]

We Hunt The Flame

We Hunt the Flame Author: Hafsah Faizal Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: May 14, 2019 Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Series: Sands of Arawiya #1 TRIGGER WARNING: misogyny, depression, torture, murder, reference to child abuse in the past, reference to murder of a parent, blood, gore, hallucinations People […]

Spin The Dawn

Spin the Dawn Author: Elizabeth Lim Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: July 9, 2019 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers Series: The Blood of Stars #1 TRIGGER WARNING: off page death of a parent, siblings Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, […]

A Song Of Wraiths And Ruin

This debut fantasy was really hyped, and the cover is absolutely GORGEOUS! A Song of Wraiths and Ruin Author: Roseanne A. Brown Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Series: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin #1 TRIGGER WARNING: on-page death of a […]

Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary, Multicultural Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Publisher: Hot Key Books TRIGGER WARNING: plane crash, off-page death of a parent, sexual assault Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this […]

A Song Below Water

A Song Below Water Author: Bethany C. Morrow Genre: YA Fantasy, Urban Fantasy Publication Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Tor Teen Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced to keep her siren identity under wraps in a society that wants to keep her kind under lock […]

Queenie

Queenie Author: Candice Carty-Williams Genre: Contemporary, Multicultural Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Orion Publishing Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place. Queenie Jenkins […]

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: February 28, 2017 Publisher: Balzer & Bray Series: The Hate U Give #1 TRIGGER WARNING: addiction, domestic violence, gun violence, discrimination, racism, police brutality, police shooting, gang violence, rioting Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: […]

The Gilded Ones

The Gilded Ones Author: Namina Forna Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: February 9, 2021 Publisher: Delacorte Series: Deathless #1 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with the opportunity to review this ARC. All opinions are my own and provided voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: discrimination, torture, reference to sexual […]