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The Rise of LGBTQ+ YA Literature

The Rise of LGBTQ+ YA Literature

Up until the 1960s, YA fiction mainly consisted of idealized characters and happy endings. But as authors such as Ann Head and Paul Zindel debuted stories detailing realistic issues faced and colloquial language used by the teenagers at the time, [...]

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10 BookTubers of Color to Subscribe to Now

10 BookTubers of Color to Subscribe to Now

If you spend any amount of time on YouTube, you’re probably aware of the growing popularity of BookTube, a genre of videos that focuses on book reviews, hauls, TBRs, and other book-related content. It’s one of the most prolific categories [...]

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REVIEW: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

REVIEW: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

Princess Dennaleia of Havemont has always known three things: her marriage to the prince of Mynaria will bind their two kingdoms, she possesses the ability to manipulate fire, and this gift puts her in serious danger in her future home, [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 5

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 5

Pretty and popular Kyouko Hori is officially dating gloomy loner Itsumi Miyamura -- and after a pair of classmates saw them leave Hori's house together, now everyone knows. When Miyamura appeared in class at the end of Volume 4 with [...]

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REVIEW: Tohyo Game, Vol. 1

REVIEW: Tohyo Game, Vol. 1

Shuusuke started off his second year of high school with an actual literal nightmare: a dream in which he asks a girl he doesn't know to kill him. When he wakes, he thinks that it was just a bad dream [...]

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Book Club: OTHERBOUND by Corinne Duyvis

Book Club: OTHERBOUND by Corinne Duyvis

Start the new year with something a little different in Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis: Amara is never alone. Not when she's protecting the cursed princess she unwillingly serves. Not when they're fleeing across dunes and islands and seas to stay alive. Not [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 4

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 4

Kyouko Hori is beautiful and popular, Izumi Miyamura is a gloomy loner, and they couldn't be more different from one another, right? Wrong. Hori is totally faking her positive and upbeat persona, Miyamura's "gloominess" is mostly to hide his piercings [...]

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