The YA genre is a genre aimed to people within the ages of 15 to 20.Over the years it has become a big phenomenon among the entertainment industry with huge successes. Among the YA Book community there has been certain anticipated releases, her are some of my favorites :
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh
This story follows Mariko, a 17 year old girl, in feudal Japan. She is on an action packed journey fighting and uncovering secrets.Her father, a samurai, has arranged a political marriage with the son of the empero´s favorite consort. During the path to enter the imperial city she is almost killed by The Black Clan , a group of bandits Mariko is determined to infiltrate the Black Clan, dressed as a boy she does.Later she gains the trust of the elites of the clan and stras uncovering secrets. Considering Renee Ahdieh´s previous work with Wrath and Dawn , I´m exited for this new trilogy.
History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera
Grief, death and acceptance take center stage in this novel. The main character, Griffin is mourning the loss of his ex-boyfriend, Theo. His world is falling to pieces and his future is uncertain. The only person who understands him is Jackson, Theo´s lover before his death.I cannot wait to read this motional and inspiring story. Adam Silvera´s work has been granted enormous praise by the YA community.
Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley
For the romantics out there this is a book you should read. Aki is bisexual, while she has only been in relationships with guys she never doubted of her bisexuality. She and her best friend Lori attend a church mission trip in Mexico. There she meets Christa and falls in love with her. This own-voices LGBTQ+ novel addresses many stereotypes and myths surrounding bisexuality, safe sex, coming out and sexuality.
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