December 9, 2022
Alexene Farol Follmuth
Basically forced to join the robotics club due to her talent for engineering, Bel must work side-by-side with Mateo Luna, and soon the two realize they've built much more than a robot for the national championship.
With a quicksilver blight poisoning the farms of Hollow's End, Wren turns to her ex, Derek, and together they delve into the town's history to find the source of this pestilence, only to expose a dark truth that could destroy them all.
Tiffany D. Jackson
While at Springville High's first integrated prom, Maddie, a constantly bullied biracial teenager, is tormented by her classmates until her secret is revealed-- one that will cost them their lives.
On boy band Kiss & Tell's first major tour, lead singer Hunter Drake grapples with a painful breakup with his first boyfriend, his first rebound and the stress of what it means to be queer in the public eye.
When Hannah develops impossible, temporary mutations that are the consequences of a desperate bargain her mother made, she and her brother track down their mother's estranged family and discover a legacy that traces back to the Golem of Prague.
After a terrorist attack near her home ignites Islamophobia, Sabriya and two other girls publish an online journal that goes viral, but when hateful comments and threats are made, they must risk everything to make their voices heard.
Olivia Prior has grown up at the grim Merilance School for Girls with no past except for her mother's journal, so when a letter arrives inviting her to come home to Gallant, a ruinous manor, she seizes the chance to find out about her family.
Emily J. Taylor
While working at the legendary Hotel Magnifique, sisters Jani and Zosa discover a darkness under its glittering façade as they fall victim to the cruelty of the ruthless maître d’hôtel and must unravel the mystery of the hotel's magic to survive.
Xiran Jay Zhao
Offering herself up as a concubine-pilot to assassinate the man responsible for her sister’s death, 18-year-old Zetian discovers her true destiny as an Iron Widow and must use her strength to force her society to stop failing its women and girls.
Huda is starting high school in a new town and needs to figure out where she fits in. She tries on all kinds of identities and friends, but nothing fits quite right until she realizes she can get back to the basics.
Seamlessly toggling between past and present, this funny graphic memoir follows a queer Chinese American's immigration to Texas where she just wants to make the basketball team, escape Chinese school and figure out why she is attracted to girls.
T 976.686 COL
On June 1, 1921, a white mob marched into Tulsa, Oklahoma's predominantly Black Greenwood District with firearms, gasoline and explosives. Within hours, they'd razed 35 square blocks, leaving hundreds dead. What exactly happened, and why are the events unknown to so many today?
Saraciea J. Fennell
T 810.8 WIL
Sparking dialogue and hope, 15 original stories by best-selling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices question the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora.
I am a youth services librarian who enjoys reading picture books, graphic novels and realistic fiction. Besides indulging in the art of hibernation, you can find me near food, watching YouTube videos and listening to my favorite podcasts.