Ann Leckie“Now isolated in a single frail human body, Breq, an artificial intelligence that used to control of a massive starship and its crew of soldiers, tries to adjust to her new humanity while seeking vengeance and answers to her questions.”6.Jacqueline Woodson“For August, running into a long-ago friend sets in motion resonant memories and transports her to a time and a place she thought she had mislaid: 1970s Brooklyn, where friendship was everything.

Woodson heartbreakingly illuminates the formative period when a child meets adulthood—when precious innocence meets the all-too-real perils of growing up.”7.

Lauren Holmes“Fearless, candid, and incredibly funny, Lauren Holmes is a newcomer who writes like a master.

Everyone else stays closed up in their houses, only braving the outdoors if they are securely blindfolded. series—Yana Toboso“Just a stone’s throw from London lies the manor house of the illustrious Phantomhive earldom and its master, one Ciel Phantomhive.

Earl Phantomhive is a giant in the world of commerce, Queen Victoria’s faithful servant…and a slip of a twelve-year-old boy.

Growing up in the North End, then a teeming multicultural neighborhood, Addie’s intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can’t imagine—a world of short skirts, movies, celebrity culture, and new opportunities for women. Meg Medina Nora Lopez has just graduated from high school in the summer of 1977 in New York City, but she’s got a lot on her plate at the moment.

Addie wants to finish high school and dreams of going to college. Eighty-five-year-old Addie tells the story of her life to her twenty-two-year-old granddaughter, who has asked her ‘How did you get to be the woman you are today? Junot Diaz Oscar is a sweet but morbidly overweight “lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd” who dreams of finding love and becoming the Dominican version of J. Her brother is becoming more violent and uncontrollable than ever before, her mom refuses to stop him, her father barely talks to her anymore now that he has a new family, there are riots in the streets, her family’s rent is overdue again and worst of all, there’s a serial killer on the loose known only as the Son of Sam, who likes to target young people after dark.16.

In fact, one might even say Sebastian is too good to be true…or at least, too good to be human…”12.

Anita Diamant“Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America and its effect on their three daughters. But Oscar’s family has been haunted by a curse for generations that has doomed them to prison, torturous accidents, and worst of all, bad luck in love.14.

Elizabeth Wein“In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.”17.