July 23, 2017

Some #QuietYA for Your Summer TBR List

Summer may be halfway over (or almost over for me, since I go back to school in three weeks D:), but that doesn't mean it's too late to add some more books to your summer reading list! Particularly some lesser-known titles that may not have gotten as much attention this year.

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1. You're Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner
If you love Switched at Birth or art and deaf characters in general, this is a book for you.

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2. Hunted by Meagan Spooner
A bit of a slow, introspective read, this is a wonderful Beauty and the Beast retelling with lots of Russian influence.

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3. Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee
I can't talk about this book enough. It is clever and funny and lovely.

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4. Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson
It's more than a pretty cover, with poetic language and plenty of uncomfortable questions.

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5. The Heartbeats of Wing Jones by Katherine Webber
Sort-of historical fiction, it has an athletic, biracial protagonist and great family dynamics.

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6. Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett
If you love swoony summer romances that aren't too fluffy, this is a book for you.

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7. Noteworthy by Riley Redgate
A wonderful exploration of how poverty and gender stereotypes can affect things. It's basically a better version of Pitch Perfect.

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8. Triple Threat by Gwenda Bond
You have to read the other Lois Lane books to fully appreciate this one, but I think there's still plenty to love in this installment.

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9. And We're Off by Dana Schwartz
Europe travels and mother-daughter conflict.

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10. The Wonder of Us by Kim Culbertson
More Europe travels with friendship thrown in. I really loved how the friendship wasn't perfect, but the girls didn't want it to die.



And as usual, I'm not really sorry most of the titles are contemporary. But I really hope you'll consider picking up a few of these books because they are so deserving of more love!

1 comment:

  1. The Heartbeats of Wing Jones and Noteworthy are two of my favorites from this year, so I'll definitely be checking out the rest on this list!

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