TBR Lows & Highs | November 1, 2018

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TBR Highs & Lows is a meme hosted by Destiny at Howling Libraries (one of my favorite book blogs!), where bloggers feature the books at the bottom of their TBRs (the “lows”) and highlight new additions to the list (the “highs”). Visit Howling Libraries for more info if you’re interested in participating!

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Here’s some of the books at the bottom of my TBR (but that I still want to read!):

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Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
I’ve been actively trying to read more diverse middle grade fiction, and this one about a Pakistani-American Muslim girl sounds perfect.

Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee
Vlogger Tash is a dealing with going viral and navigating romance as an asexual teen. This book has so many positive reviews!

Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi
This contemporary coming-of-age novel has #OwnVoices Iranian-American rep!

Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez
This historical YA novel deals with romance, race, and identity, set against the backdrop f the 1937 New London school explosion.

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina
Piddy Sanchez is dealing with a lot, including bullying, wondering about the dad she’s never met, and not feeling Latina enough.

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Here’s what I’ve added to my TBR recently:

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This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender
Release date:  October 30, 2018
This queer romance just released a couple days ago and I can’t wait to get my hands on it!

The Lost Girl by Anne Ursu
Release date: February 12, 2019
A middle grade novel about a girl learning to be her own person outside of her twin sister, with some fantasy elements mixed in.

Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan
Release date:  April 30, 2019
A girl in a hot dog suit trying to save the carnival from closing. I didn’t realize this was a book I desperately needed in my life.

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
Release date: June 4, 2019
A historical YA about friendship, queerness, and the AIDS crisis.

Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
Release date: June 18, 2019
This one doesn’t even have a Goodreads summary yet but LOOK AT THE COVER.

 

What have you added to your TBR recently?

5 thoughts on “TBR Lows & Highs | November 1, 2018

  1. I can’t really recommend Tash Hearts Tolstoy, although I know there were other ace people who liked it.

    Woo I didn’t know Hot Dog Girl has a cover yet! Nice 😀

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