Cover Reveal: This Is My Brain in Love by I.W. Gregorio

Not only is Ilene Wong Gregorio one of the founders of We Need Diverse Books, but she’s also the author of a YA novel that expertly tackles the topics of race, prejudice, and mental health. These are all topics that affect everyone everywhere—myself included—which is why I’m so excited to present to you Ilene’s newest novel, This Is My Brain in Love.

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Choose a bunch of books, and we'll guess your star sign

Oh yes, we’re back with another astrology post. This time, we put ourselves to the test by guessing your star sign based on books you choose. Do you read books similar to your sign? Let’s find out!

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Return to Elfhame with an Excerpt from The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

Did I not say we had a surprise in store for you this week? For you mortals that have been googling “the queen of nothing read online” and “the queen of nothing i need it now please give it to me novl”, I present to you the ultimate #OutofContextQueenofNothing: the prologue and the first two chapters of The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black.

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Cover Reveal: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black Repackage

Some of you may have noticed the Modern Faerie Tales repackage that came out earlier this year, which features tales about some of the side characters from The Folk of the Air. But did you know there is another story set in the same universe, also featuring characters from The Folk of the Air? And did you know it’s also getting a repackage?

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4 Books for Angsty Teens

We all know what it’s like to be an angsty teen. For a lot of us, teenage-hood is the angstiest time of our lives. What I wouldn’t have given to have a fresh book help guide me through my most angst-ridden years, without looking down on me or feeling pedantic. Well, now that I’m older, I can tell you I made it through all right, but that book could still have been pretty useful. So if you’re a teenager, or a pre-teen, or a post-teen with a teenaged friend who could use some advice, here are the best books for angsty teens!

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The Signs as Characters from The Diviners by Libba Bray

We back with another zodiac signs post! Trying to figure out what signs characters are just never gets old. And what better series to discover zodiac signs for than The Diviners! I mean it’s literally about psychics and the unseen powers that be. You know the astrological machinations of the universe would have definitive weight in The Diviners world, so this one was particularly fun! Do you agree with my star-sign divining skills? Am I a diviner in the making?

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Pick a tropical vacation, and we'll give you a book character to go on vacation with

With summer comes the thought, “I need a vacation.” And don’t we all? There’s nothing like going on a tropical getaway (even if it’s only in our dreams), and we can think of a few characters who could use a break as well. Each vacation spot has their own unique characteristics and culture, so choose a spot and we’ll tell you the best travel companion for that trip!

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