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Fat Chance, Charlie Vega Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823447176
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Published: Holiday House - February 2nd, 2021

Chubby girl representation in a rom-com is all I've ever needed in my life. Especially in those awkward teen years, this book will make anyone feel celebrated and loved! It's comfort at its very best.

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As Far As You'll Take Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9781547600175
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 9th, 2021

This book made me want to jump for joy--seeing myself on the pages of a novel is something I will never tire of! Our main character is a closeted, anxious, homesick teen (all of which I have been at one point or another, and sometimes all together!) named Marty who jets off to London to explore his sexuality in a world where he is completely unknown, free from his parents, all while trying to land his dream job. Will he be able to do it?

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Not Quite Out Cover Image
ISBN: 9781916337367
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Published: Srl Publishing Ltd - February 9th, 2021

This brand-new young adult novel will have you crying and fawning and crying all over again, as I believe all good novels should. Content warning - This book includes references to abortion, PTSD, drug addiction, abusive relationships, and self-harm.

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In Love & Pajamas: A Collection of Comics about Being Yourself Together Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524864712
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - February 2nd, 2021

I love love love the fact that this graphic novel portrays what it's like to be in a relationship when you've reached the "comfortable" stage. For all those moments when you can't get enough of each other, but you can't get enough of each other while staying in your sweatpants, on the sofa, with takeout!

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Let's Get Back to the Party Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616209575
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 16th, 2021

This book combines queerness, history, artistry and storytelling to create a world just weeks after the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling in 2015. How do we understand the world around us, the world that came before us, and how we're supposed to be living in it?

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Love Is a Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9781547600601
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 2nd, 2021

Another young adult novel with a plus-size girl at the center! This story follows Nala as she falls for Tye, a boy who MC'd an open mic night that her sister dragged her to. He is an activist, and though Nala makes up a few lies to have more in common with him, she learns as she falls in love that these lies may be harder to maintain than she realized!

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ISBN: 9780593198223
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Published: Berkley - January 26th, 2021

In a world floundering with thrillers, it can be hard to sift through and discern which is the best one to spend your time on. I'm here to tell you that THIS one is worth it! Our main character Sera LOVES true crime podcasts (as do I!), and when her favorite host goes missing, she goes searching for clues in each episode. As she continues her search, she begins to realize things may be more dark than she realizes.

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ISBN: 9781250232427
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

Another thriller that is worth it for sure! When a body is discovered on the beach where Kieran Elliott grew up, secrets from his past flood to the surface and continue to haunt him.