Monday, 8 February 2021

Young adult novels can be an important tool for exploring the daunting world we live in as well as the emotions we encounter everyday.

Our librarians have put together this list of young adult novels that explore all types of love in celebration of Library Lovers' Day.

Most Likely, Sarah Watson

In 2049, as the President of the United States waits to be sworn in, she reflects on her senior year in high school when she and her three friends vied for the attention of the future First Gentleman.

Where I End and You Begin, Preston Norton

On the night of a solar eclipse, something strange happens to Ezra and Wynonna. They soon embark on a collision course of mistaken identity, hurt feelings, embarrassing bodily functions and an appearance in a production of Twelfth Night.

Love & other curses, Michael Thomas Ford

Sammy spends his summer in small-town New York falling in love with a trans boy, spending time with his drag queen friends and dealing with family issues.

Sia Martinez and the moonlit beginning of everything, Raquel Vasquez Gilliland

Sia's mother disappeared in the Sonoran Desert trying to make it back to her family after being deported. Sia attempts to find out what happened to her mother but her search for the truth will uncover many more secrets than she counted on.

Catch Me If I Fall, Barry Jonsberg

Ash and Aiden Delatour are identical twins, living a privileged lifestyle with loving parents. After Aiden suffers a terrible injury, he isn't the same brother Ash always relied on. Something has changed, leading to a discovery that will turn their whole world upside down.

Super fake love song, David Yoon

This creative romantic comedy explores identity, perception and how hard it can sometimes feel to simply be yourself.

Hunted by the sky, Tanaz Bhathena

Gul has a star-shaped birthmark on her arm and in the kingdom of Ambar, girls with such birthmarks have been disappearing for years.