June 2018 YA Picks

June YA PicksGet your summer reading started with these 5 picks of June new releases!

1Bruja Born by Zoraida Córdova
Still feeling broken after her family’s battle in Los Lagos, Lula invokes a dark spell to bring her boyfriend and others back after a fatal bus crash, but unwittingly raises an army of hungry, half-dead casimuertos, instead.

5Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
No one on the island of By-the-Sea would call the Fernweh women what they are, but if you need the odd bit of help, such as a sleeping aid concocted by moonlight, they are the ones to ask. Georgina Fernweh waits impatiently for the tingle of magic in her fingers–magic that has touched every woman in her family, including her twin sister, Mary. But with her eighteenth birthday looming at the end of her last summer on the island, Georgina fears her gift will never come.

2A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni & Tristan Jimerson
A quick, easy and important educational comic guide to using gender-neutral pronouns.

3Not the Girls You’re Looking For by Aminah Mae Safi
A Muslim-American teen goes into denial mode about her role in an out-of-control party that occured during Ramadan, a situation that escalates until she incurs damage that is harder to repair, forcing her to come to terms with her true self.

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows & Brodi Ashton (out 6/26)
You may think you know the story. Penniless orphan Jane Eyre begins a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she meets one dark, brooding Mr. Rochester and, she marries him. Or does she?