THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO by F.C. Yee
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"An exciting, engaging, and humorous debut that will appeal widely, this wraps up neatly enough but leaves an opening for further installments—here's hoping. (Fantasy. 13-18)"
A tough, self-disciplined Chinese-American teen deals with the supernatural derailing of her college-prep activities in this speculative fiction novel that draws on the folklore of the Chinese Monkey King. Read full book review >
ELIZA AND HER MONSTERS by Francesca Zappia
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 30, 2017

"A wrenching depiction of depression and anxiety, respectful to fandom, online-only friendships, and the benefits and dangers of internet fame. (Fiction. 13-17)"
Creator of an astonishingly successful webcomic—or a nonentity of a high school senior? Read full book review >

AMERICAN STREET by Ibi Zoboi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"This book will take root in readers' hearts. (Fiction. 14-adult)"
Fabiola Toussaint is a black immigrant girl whose life is flipped upside down when she moves to Detroit, Michigan, from her homeland of Haiti and her mother is detained by ICE, leaving her to go on alone. Read full book review >