The Bookstellars’ Guide to the Best YA of 2017

Hello friends and welcome to our best of 2017 list! We are three booksellers who love YA (Allison, Rachel, and Shauna) and weren’t entirely satisfied by many of the best of lists we had been seeing. SO we decided to make our own! Here are 51 of our favorites 🙂 The first 13 listed below are the books that one of us felt was in … Continue reading The Bookstellars’ Guide to the Best YA of 2017

Day 24: For the Nerdfighter

Lots of people super love John Green–so here’s a list of other books to buy for those who already have all his books. Once again, all titles in alphabetical order 🙂   Hardcovers Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga Taliah Sahar Abdallat lives and breathes music. Songs have always helped Tal ease the pain of never having known her father. Her mother, born in … Continue reading Day 24: For the Nerdfighter

Day 7: Here is a Gut Punch

You know those books where you just get the breath knocked out of you at one point while reading? Well here’s an entire list of them! Once again, all titles in alphabetical order 🙂   Hardcovers Dear Martin by Nic Stone Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in … Continue reading Day 7: Here is a Gut Punch

Day 4: Need a Tissue?

One of the best things about stories is that they can make you feel something, even if you aren’t the one experiencing the feels-inducing thing. All the books on this list do that. Many deal with grief, some feature main characters living with mental illnesses, some are about families falling apart (and some falling back together). Once again, all titles in alphabetical order 🙂   … Continue reading Day 4: Need a Tissue?

Adding to Your Pride Month TBR

The first thing you need to know is that this list is hardly comprehensive. This actually barely scrapes the surface. For the most part, I have included books that I personally have read. 2017 Releases Note: ~ means book has yet to be released The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She … Continue reading Adding to Your Pride Month TBR