The grandchildren of two rival Brazilian bakeries fall in love despite their families’ feud in this delicious debut rom-com perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon and Gloria Chao.
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Suck It in and Smile by Laurence Beaudoin-Masse
A funny, touching look at the life of a social media influencer who starts to question the #goals life she has created for herself.
I Miss You, I Hate This by Sara Saedi
Five Feet Apart meets Kate in Waiting in this timely story of two best friends navigating the complexities of friendship while their world is turned upside down by a global pandemic.
The Cartographers by Amy Zhang
Struggling to balance the expectations of her immigrant mother with her own deep ambivalence about her place in the world, seventeen-year-old Ocean Sun takes her savings and goes off the grid.
My Second Impression of You by Michelle I. Mason
Perfect for fans of Tweet Cute and Instant Karma, this YA romcom is a heartfelt story about a girl who thinks she knows everything about love — until she relives a day and discovers she had it all wrong.
I’m the Girl by Courtney Summers
Best-seller Summers’ Epstein-tinged thriller will be on the radar of her sizable fan base. Ready the waiting lists!
The First Thing About You by Chaz Hayden
A high school student with spinal muscular atrophy is determined to reinvent himself in a hilarious and poignant debut from an exciting new voice.
My Imaginary Mary by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows
It’s aliiiiiiiive! New York Times bestselling authors of My Lady Jane are back with the electric, poetic, and (almost) historical tale of the one and only Mary Shelley.
The Road to After by Rebekah Lowell
This poignant debut novel in verse is a portrait of healing, as a young girl rediscovers life and the soothing power of nature after being freed from her abusive father.
The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson
In this complex and emotionally resonant novel about a Métis girl living on the Canadian prairies, debut author Jen Ferguson serves up a powerful story about rage, secrets, and all the spectrums that make up a person—and the sweetness that can still live alongside the bitterest truth.