Black-Authored Short Stories
A great short story is like a brief flash of light, illuminating pivotal experiences and emotions in its characters’ lives and giving readers a glimpse into another reality. When you … Continued
Awesome YA Fantasy and Sci-Fi Titles by Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Authors
The month of May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. While lists of books by Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander authors are often shared throughout this month, fantasy and science fiction titles are often overlooked. Check out some of these awesome YA fantasy and sci-fi titles by AA and NHPI authors!
Race and Social Justice Books for Teens
These titles speak to the demonstrations, headlines, hashtags and ongoing dialogue about race in America.
From chilling tales of evil queens, werewolves and ghosts, to heart-warming friendships and budding-romances. These wintry stories are perfect to read while trapped inside on a snowy day. So cozy up with these icy tales of mystery, magic and mischief.
Welcome to Pittsburgh: Realistic and Contemporary Fiction
In this list you will find stories of contemporary life in Pittsburgh – literary fiction and domestic fiction. Stories of modern immigrants, coming-of-age tales for college students, the sisterhood of sports fans, all types of romance and heartbreak.
Slices of Inner Black Life: New Realistic Short Story Collections
Written by Black authors from different countries, of different ages and from different life experiences, these short story collections masterfully find the moments in life when people’s personalities change – either deliberately or inadvertently.
Speculative, Surreal and Uncanny Short Fiction Collections
The speculative is a space in fiction where the unexpected and impossible can creep in. These recent collections of short stories all deal in the speculative fiction realm but vary in approach and tone. Take a look and find one to suit your mood!
Battle of the Books 2021: 7th & 8th Grade Booklist
Check out the 7th & 8th Grade Battle of the Books here!
Indigenous Science Fiction
Check out these #OwnVoices books to see how characters survive everything from werewolves to aliens.
His Hideous Heart
It’s the perfect time of year to read something creepy. Check out “His Hideous Heart,” a collection of stories inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s work.