I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston

★★★★★ “I have done some of the best work of my life because of you. And I know you have done some of the best work of your life because of me. I don’t know a better way to explain what love means to two people like us.”

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

★★★★★ “You can’t tell whether people are gay by what they look like. And gay or straight aren’t the only options.”

These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

★★★★
“Someone tried to kill me, and all I got was this stupid concussion. But the real injuries won’t show up on their scans. I think they know that.”

Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

★★★★★ “Don’t make your life about the loss. Make it about the love.”

The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen

★★★★☆ “Quiet. Blue-green. Not sharp like red and orange, but deep. Endless. It fills me up, empties me out. Clears out the sludge, the pins and needles, but makes me tense. Restless. I open my eyes. Find his. Adam.”

Every Heart A Doorway by Seanan McGuire

★★★★☆ “You’re nobody’s rainbow. You’re nobody’s princess. You’re nobody’s doorway but your own, and the only one who gets to tell you how your story ends is you.”