Here are some of the most exciting (and hopefully good) books of April 2017. Add your own oooh shinies to our Goodreads list and let us know in the comments which book you look forward to reading the most!
The Upside of Unrequited
Twin girls navigate through their teenage years complete with unrequited and answered crushes.
The story of two girls and the feral year that will cost one her life, and define the others for decades.
Giant alien fight robots were sent to earth with a reason. We might find out why in this sequel.
Omar El Akkad
A second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle.
A scavenger in a ruined city finds a talking plant that will double as a weapon.
Essays on the struggle of modern human survival of the physical, emotional and environmental.
Five women on the opportunities and frustrations during their first year out of college.
When You Find Out the World is Against You
Further insight into the mind of funny internet destabilizer Kelly Oxford.
But Then I Came Back
Girl wakes from a coma and thinks she can communicate with another girl in a coma for a boy.
Gem & Dixie
The relationship between two sisters is put to the test when their dad returns to their broken home.
Alex & Eliza
Melissa De La Cruz
The YA version of Hamilton, but without the songs and a lot of swooning.
Sleeping Beauty has an illegitimate half-sister who kicks ass while Aurora wakes up to an enchanted world.
Given to the Sea
The sea wants its offering while the city of Stille is at odds with itself.
The Horse Dancer
A recent divorcee crosses paths with a grieving granddaughter who rides horses.
The Last Neanderthal
Historical fiction on female taboos told from the perspective of a neanderthal.
Salacious scandals in a risky time for a startup on the verge of making it big.
What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky
Lesley Nneka Arimah
Short stories that explore the ties that bind parents and children, husbands and wives, lovers and friends.
Anything is Possible
Short stories about the side characters found in My Name is Lucy Barton.
The Stars Are Fire
Women try to deal with the aftermath of the 1947 fire in Maine that leaves them homeless.
North of Happy
In the wake of his brother’s untimely death, a teen chef runs away to find his true path.
The Secret Science of Magic
Two teens who love either science or magic have to deal with the messy real world together.
Somebody With a Little Hammer
A searingly intelligent book of essays on matters literary, social, cultural, and personal.
In a world where women are slaves and men are deadly, they plot their escape with the help of strange powers.
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