TITLE: There’s Someone Inside Your House
AUTHOR: Stephanie Perkins
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Makani Young is exiled to live with her grandmother in a small rural Nebraskan town when suddenly people from school are being killed one by one by a mysterious killer on the loose.
GENRE: Young Adult | Contemporary | Horror |
AUTHORS: Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Asha and Rhys are exes who find each other on opposite sides of a war, meanwhile Kady and company are on their way to help Kerenza against Bei-Tech.
GENRE: Young Adult | Science Fiction
NOTE: This is the third and final book of the Illuminae Files series.
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TITLE: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
AUTHOR: Allison Bechdel
ILLUSTRATOR: Allison Bechdel
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: In the wake of her father’s death and her coming out, Allison discovers her dad was gay which prompts her to journey in trying to understand him better.
GENRE: Coming of Age | Memoir | Graphic Novel | LGBT+ | Non Fiction
NOTE: There’s a couple of graphic sex scenes depicted in this book. This has also been turned into a Broadway musical of the same name.
AUTHOR: Octavia Butler
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Dana is a black woman living in the 1970s happily married to Kevin (who’s white), when she’s suddenly transported to the antebellum south in Maryland.
GENRE: Science Fiction | Historical Fiction | Neo-Slave Narrative
NOTE: Not for younger readers because it had several scenes depicting violence, mention of rape, and frequent use of the N word.
TITLE: Maybe Someday
AUTHOR: Colleen Hoover
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: When Sydney finds out her boyfriend and best friend are backstabbing bitches, she moves out and gets to know her guitar playing neighbor.
GENRE: New Adult | Romance | Contemporary
NOTE: There are two sequels to this story; Maybe Not and Maybe Now. One is a novella and the other is a full length sequel that can be read on Wattpad.
TITLE: Almost Midnight
AUTHOR: Rainbow Rowell
ILLUSTRATOR: Simini Blocker
GENRE: Contemporary | Romance | Young Adult
NOTE: This is a short story collection comprising of “Midnights” and “Kindred Spirits”.
TITLE: Sea of Strangers
AUTHOR: Lang Leav
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Generic love poems without sprinkled artwork.
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