This Won’t End Well by Camille Pagán

This Won’t End Well by Camille Pagán

No new people: that’s Annie Mercer’s vow. It’s bad enough that her boss sabotaged her chemistry career and her best friend tried to cure her with crystals. But after her fiancé, Jon, asks for space while he’s gallivanting around Paris, Annie decides she needs space too – form everyone. Yet when Harper moves in next door, Annie can’t help but train a watchful eye on the glamorous but fragile woman. And if keeping Harper safer requires teaming up with Mo, a maddeningly optimistic amateur detective, who is she to mind her own business?… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexual harassment
  • Domestic abuse
  • Hoarding Disorder
  • Depression
  • Mass shooting

Julia and the Shark by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Julia and the Shark by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Julia has followed her mum and dad to live on a remote island for the summer – her dad, for work; her mother, on a determined mission to find the elusive Greenland shark. But when her mother’s obsession threatens to submerge them all, Julia finds herself on an adventure with dark depths and a lighthouse full of hope…

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism
  • Parental abandonment recounted
  • Parent with Bipolar Disorder including manic and depressive episodes
  • Attempted suicide of a parent by overdose, off-page
  • Bullying

Nanny for the Neighbors by Lily Gold

Nanny for the Neighbors by Lily Gold

‘To the boys in apartment 5A. Congratulations. You have a kid.’ That’s what the note attached to the abandoned baby carrier says. And now my three gorgeous neighbors are in deep trouble. None of them have a clue how to look after the baby that’s been left on their doorstep. Luckily, there’s a nanny in the building. I can barely believe my eyes when the sizzling boys next door come knocking for my help. The truth is, I’ve been secretly crushing on the guys in 5A for years—and now I finally have an excuse to meet them all. There’s Jack, the sweet, nerdy game designer with the… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexual harassment
  • Child abandonment
  • Foster care system
  • Anxiety & depression
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Infertility
  • Bullying

Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

With Omega Point destroyed, Juliette doesn’t know if the rebels, her friends, or even Adam are alive. But that won’t keep her from trying to take down The Reestablishment once and for all. Now she must rely on Warner, the handsome commander of Sector 45. The one person she never thought she could trust. The same person who saved her life. He promises to help Juliette master her powers and save their dying world . . . but that’s not all he wants with her.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableist language
  • Anxiety & depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicide mentioned
  • Physical injury
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a parent
  • Murder

Delicates by Brenna Thummler

Delicates by Brenna Thummler

Marjorie Glatt’s life hasn’t been the same ever since she discovered a group of ghosts hiding in her family’s laundromat. Wendell, who died young and now must wander Earth as a ghost with nothing more than a sheet for a body, soon became one of Marjorie’s only friends. But when Marjorie finally gets accepted by the popular kids at school, she begins to worry that if anyone learns about her secret ghost friends, she’ll be labelled as a freak who sees dead people. With Marjorie’s insistence on keeping Wendell’s ghost identity a… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism mentioned
  • Depression
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a parent recounted
  • Toxic friendships
  • Bullying

Vita Nostra by Marina Dyachenko

Vita Nostra by Marina Dyachenko

While vacationing at the beach with her mother, Sasha Samokhina meets the mysterious Farit Kozhennikov under the most peculiar circumstances. The teenage girl is powerless to refuse when this strange and unusual man with an air of the sinister directs her to perform a task with potentially scandalous consequences. He rewards her effort with a strange golden coin. As the days progress, Sasha carries out other acts for which she receives more coins from Kozhennikov. As summer ends, her… Read more,

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Depression
  • Attempted suicide
  • Abortion mentioned
  • Blackmail

Ship Wrecked by Olivia Dade

Ship Wrecked by Olivia Dade

Maria’s one-night-stand–the thick-thighed, sexy Viking of a man she left without a word or a note–just reappeared. Apparently, Peter’s her surly Gods of the Gates co-star, and they’re about to spend the next six years filming on a desolate Irish island together. She still wants him…but he now wants nothing to do with her. Peter knows this role could finally transform him from a forgettable character actor into a leading man. He also knows a failed relationship with Maria could poison the set, and he won’t sabotage his career for a woman who’s already walked away from him once. Given time, maybe they can be cooper… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Fatmisia
  • Sexism
  • Parental abandonment
  • Cheating mentioned
  • Experiences in the foster care system recounted
  • Depression
  • Anxiety & panic attacks
  • Death of a parent

BVita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko

Vita Nostra by Marina Dyachenko and Sergey Dyachenko

While vacationing at the beach with her mother, Sasha Samokhina meets the mysterious Farit Kozhennikov under the most peculiar circumstances. The teenage girl is powerless to refuse when this strange and unusual man with an air of the sinister directs her to perform a task with potentially scandalous consequences. He rewards her effort with a strange golden coin. As the days progress, Sasha carries out other acts for which she receives more coins from Kozhennikov. As summer ends, her domineering mentor directs her to move to a… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Depression
  • Attempted suicide
  • Abortion mentioned
  • Blackmail

Death by Society by Sierra Elmore

Death by Society by Sierra Elmore

Carter Harper may have created an award-winning app and have a 3.93 GPA, but her successes are overshadowed by brutal bullying, depression, and loneliness. Tired of being treated as the popular girls’ plaything, Carter thinks her only choice is to die by suicide. Abby Wallace is one of the most popular girls in school, subordinate only to Kelsey, her best friend with benefits. The ambitious poet destroys reputations without care to prove how cool, cruel, and strong she is, all while pushing down her past trauma and secret guilt. Carter and Abby’s tumultuous relation… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Depression
  • Suicide & attempted suicide
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Self-harm
  • Bullying

The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

When violinist Anna Sun accidentally achieves career success with a viral YouTube video, she finds herself incapacitated and burned out from her attempts to replicate that moment. And when her longtime boyfriend announces he wants an open relationship before making a final commitment, a hurt and angry Anna decides that if he wants an open relationship, then she does, too. Translation: She’s going to embark on a string of one-night stands. The more unacceptable the men, the better.. That’s where tattooed, motorcycle-riding Quan Diep comes in. Their first attempt at a one-night stand fails, as does their second, and their third, because being with Quan is more than… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism
  • Classism
  • Infidelity
  • Anxiety & panic attacks
  • Depression
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Infertility
  • Cancer
  • Death of a parent