The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes provides the evolution of the Hunger Games, from why it was created, to the persons behind it.
Fluid identity, power dynamics in high school, and an ugly and awkward but real side of a relationship.
“I must use my voice, because it’s the only thing you have when someone is larger and more powerful than you.”
Tahereh Mafi’s “A Very Large Expanse of Sea” is one of the most perceptive stories in YA fiction.
This is a country of questions or maybe just one question. Why?
“I drift off to sleep thinking of my cousin and me, of humanity and its problems, of oceans and islands. I imagine both of us, patron saints of nothing.”
The best lies always begin in the truth. Ella Cleary has a rare ability: she could see colors that reveal people’s true emotions. Her world is set on taking care of her grandmother who has the same rare medical condition. Her dream of traveling around the world just a fantasy. But when a young journalist…
From redwood forests to open desert roads to the streets of Kabul Jesse Goolsby casts backward and forward in time to track three soldiers’ life.
“Dear Evan Hansen, Today’s going to be an amazing day and here’s why.”
“What is the desire for death the desire for?”