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Best YA Historical Fiction of 2018

  • TEEN

    IRON RIVER

    SEPT. 18, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

IRON RIVER

by Daniel Acosta

A dense story with rich associative leaps, the novel will prompt discussions about race, class, sexuality, and gender. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE BIRD AND THE BLADE

    JUNE 5, 2018

  • TEEN

    THE HOUSE OF ONE THOUSAND EYES

    SEPT. 11, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE HOUSE OF ONE THOUSAND EYES

by Michelle Barker

A stunning and compassionate portrait of a young woman fighting to retain her sense of self under a repressive regime. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    AN ASSASSIN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & TREASON

    OCT. 23, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

AN ASSASSIN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & TREASON

by Virginia Boecker

Victor, Victoria and Shakespeare in Love: Meet your thrilling new sister. Or brother. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    DREAM COUNTRY

    SEPT. 11, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DREAM COUNTRY

by Shannon Gibney

A necessary reckoning of tensions within the African diaspora—an introduction to its brokenness and a place to start healing. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE LADY'S GUIDE TO PETTICOATS AND PIRACY

    OCT. 2, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE LADY'S GUIDE TO PETTICOATS AND PIRACY

by Mackenzi Lee

An empowering and energetic adventure that celebrates friendship between women. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    MY NAME IS VICTORIA

    MAY 8, 2018

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