The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett
SF TEEN BARTLETT
Ekata has always tried to keep her head down and avoid the attention of her murderous siblings until she is old enough to attend University. But when her family is mysteriously cursed, Ekata is forced to forgo her plans and rule a kingdom that is facing threats from outside – and within.
I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver
After coming out to their parents as nonbinary, Ben goes to live with his estranged sister and her new husband. Ben’s plans to lay low and get through the last couple of months before graduation without attracting any attention to themselves, are foiled by a cute boy named Nathan.
When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey
After accidentally killing a boy on prom night, Alexis and her friends attempt to use their magic to cover up what happened. While the disastrous consequences are threatening to tear apart the long-held friendships, Alexis ponders if she should act on her growing feelings for her friend Roya before they all go away for college, end up in jail, or worse.
The Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin
At the advice of a therapist, Riley started an anonymous blog about being gender fluid. But when Riley’s anonymity is threatened, Riley fears that the truth will have disastrous consequences for Riley’s life at a new school and Riley’s dad’s re-election campaign, and must decide if being out to the world is worth the risk.
None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio
After a trusted confidant announces Kristin’s intersex diagnosis to the entire school, her life is turned upside down. With her relationships, her college track scholarship, and her own view of herself in jeopardy, Kristin reevaluates her own identity, and what it means to be a strong woman.
The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan
Rukhsana can’t wait to leave for college where she will be able to live without the expectations of her conservative parents. But when Rukhsana’s family travels to Bangladesh with the intention of arranging a quick marriage for her, Rukhsana must fight for a future that she wants and deserves.
It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura
After moving from Wisconsin to California, Sana Kiyohara has a great new group of friends and a gorgeous girlfriend, Jamie Ramirez. Her life looks pretty perfect...except that Sana has secrets: her relationship with Jamie, sneaking out with her friends, and her dad’s affair. As her secrets start to unravel, Sana struggles with prejudice, forgiveness, and what it means to endure.
Check, Please! Book 1, #Hockey! by Ngozi Ukazu
GRAPHIC TEEN CHECK
Eric is ecstatic to join the hockey team in college, planning to win over his new teammates with baked goods while posting all about his new college life on his vlog. When Jack, the team captain, insists on teaching Eric how to check, Eric wonders if his growing feelings for Jack could be requited.