Tag: BIPOC

Tristan Strong Destroys The World

Tristan Strong Destroys the World Author: Kwame Mbalia Genre: MG Fantasy Publication Date: October 6, 2020 Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents Series: Tristan Strong #2 CONTENT WARNING: violence, trauma, mention of death Tristan Strong has been traumatized. He’s back in Alabama after saving Alke—a world inhabited by African American […]

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Author: Jenny Han Genre: YA Romance Publication Date: April 15, 2014 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Series: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #1 CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent Lara Jean keeps her love letters in […]

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 […]