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Fall 2023 Pre-Order Spotlight🍁

🍂Ponte un sueter, grab a PSL, and prepare for an exciting literary journey this Fall! From heartwarming tales of holiday love to espooky thrillers and captivating poetry, this collection promises to transport you to familiar and fantastical worlds.

An Impossible Thing to Say by Arya Shahi

Pub Date: September 26, 2023

"In this bold debut novel in verse, an Iranian American teen meets his grandparents for the first time, crushes on a classmate, tries reinventing himself through Shakespeare, and falls in love with rap music in the aftermath of 9/11. For fans of The Poet X and A Very Large Expanse of Sea."

Love in Winter Wonderland by Abiola Bello

Pub Date: October 3, 2023

"The Sun Is Also a Star meets You’ve Got Mail in this YA Christmas love story set in a London Black-owned bookshop."

The Forest Demands Its Due by Kosoko Jackson

Pub Date: October 3, 2023

"A Lesson in Vengeance meets The Taking of Jake Livingston in this thrilling, page-turning YA horror/fantasy set in dark academia about a queer Black teen who discovers the sinister, deadly history of his boarding school and the corrupt powers behind it all."

The Fall of Whit Rivera by Crystal Maldonado

Pub Date: October 10, 2023

"Could you plan the Fall Formal with your (hot) nemesis? Whit Rivera is about to find out."

Mehndi Boy by Zain Bandali and Jani Balakumar

Pub Date: October 24, 2023

"An artistic, fashion-loving boy unlocks a new talent—and learns to stand up for it—in this chapter book perfect for fans of the Sadiq series and Meet Yasmin!"

Tagging Freedom by Rhonda Roumani

Pub Date: November 7, 2023

"Kareem Haddad of Damascus, Syria, never dreamed of becoming a graffiti artist. But when a group of boys from another town tag subversive slogans outside their school, and another boy is killed while in custody, Kareem and his friends are inspired and start secretly tagging messages of freedom around their city."



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