The Serpent’s Secret, by Sayantani Dasgupta

Up until her twelfth birthday, Kiranmala considered herself an ordinary sixth-grader in Parsippany, New Jersey, but then her parents disappear and a drooling rakkhosh demon shows up in her kitchen, and soon she is swept into another dimension, full of magic, winged horses, talking birds (very annoying), and cute princes--and somehow Kiranmala needs to sort… Continue reading The Serpent’s Secret, by Sayantani Dasgupta

Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Abertalli

Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon¬†Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed. This book was GOLD!!!! I feel like I have never read anything that beautiful before!!! Even though it is set up like a classic contemporary the style was different somehow. There were… Continue reading Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Abertalli