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Then Everything Happens at Once

by M-E Girard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: new experience, dating & sex, lgbt

From the Lambda Award-winning author of Girl Mans Up comes an empowering, sex-positive coming-of-age story about a teen exploring first love and desire, as her rocky relationship with her own body and a pandemic threaten to sabotage everything. Perfect for fans of Fat Chance, Charlie Vega and Cool for the Summer.  

Baylee has never been kissed but s …


The Raven's Revenge

by Kevin Sands
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, europe

Christopher finally uncovers the Raven’s identity in this sixth novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series.

The stakes are higher than ever when the Raven sets Christopher up for a horrible crime, leading him to be locked away in London’s most notorious prison. This terrible act is the first in a series of games the Raven plans to play wi …


Be With Me

by Jessica Cunsolo
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 15
  • Grade: 9 to 10
tagged: contemporary

Jessica Cunsolo’s With Me series continues with Jason and Jackson Parker who are all grown up now and ready to follow in their brother Aiden's footsteps.
Sisters Siena and Gia Amato have just moved to King City. On their first night in town, Siena is almost run over by the devastatingly handsome Jason Parker who’s trying to evade arrest after …


Tanner and the magic tongue

by Evan Nadeau, illustrated by Meg Clark
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: dogs, humorous stories

While Tanner the dog and his sister Sadie are playing in the yard, they stumble across a fantastic secret… Tanner has a magic tongue!

It’s lots of fun at first, but soon, Tanner’s magic gets out of control. Whatever will Sadie do?


Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: The Seaside Corpse

by Marthe Jocelyn
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, law & crime, european

For young detective Aggie Morton and her friend Hector, an opportunity to dig up fossils becomes even more thrilling when a corpse washes ashore in this fourth book in the Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen series, inspired by the life of Agatha Christie as a child and her most popular creation, Hercule Poirot. For fans of Enola Holmes.

After an invigorati …


Silver in the Mist

by Emily Victoria
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: epic, lgbt, politics & government

Eight years ago, everything changed for Devlin: Her country was attacked. Her father was killed. And her mother became the Whisperer of Aris, the head of the spies, retreating into her position away from everyone… even her daughter.
Joining the spy ranks herself, Dev sees her mother only when receiving assignments. She wants more, but she under …


Her Courage Rises

50 Trailblazing Women of British Columbia and Yukon

by Haley Healey, illustrated by Kimiko Fraser
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: girls & women, canada

A beautifully illustrated collection of inspiring life stories of fifty extraordinary historical women from BC and Yukon.

This fascinating, informative, and charming book introduces young readers to a diverse group of women who changed the face of history in unexpected ways and defied the expectations and gender norms of their times. Through charmin …

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