MY TBR JUST TOOK A HIT AND GAINED 472342 BOOKS, SO NOW ITS YOUR TURN.
I’m not gonna feel guilty. these books all sound great, and there are a lot more!! these are just the ones that i’m super(!!) excited for and really want to SHOVE at everyone.
plus??? promo-ing books at the moment is probs not the easiest thing with you know,, the whole world freaking out and i think that rn all us readers are extremely thankful for the escapism that books are providing right now!!
*THE BOOKS WITH THE ❤ NEXT TO THE TITLES ARE THE ONES I’M GOING TO PASS OUT OVER.
also??? look at me?? actually not living under a rock?? and kind of knowing about new releases??? what is this??? magic.
Also this post took so long to format you have nO IdEa.
You Don’t Live Here (June 2nd 2020) sapphic!!
bisexual coming-of-age story???? er yes please??? said to be perf for Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera fans??? YES PLEASE??? THIS,,, while very sad seems like it could also be hilarious AND FLUFFY??? yes PLEASE????
With her mother now dead and father out of the picture, Sasha moves in with her estranged grandparents. Living in her mom’s old bedroom, Sasha has no idea who she is anymore. Luckily, her grandparents are certain they know who she should be: A lawyer in the making. Ten pounds skinnier. In a socially advantageous relationship with a boy from a good family—a boy like Cole Edwards. Sasha tries to make everything work, but that means folding away her love of photography, her grief for her mother, and her growing interest in the magnificently clever Lily Chen. Sasha wants to follow Lily off the beaten path, to discover hidden beaches, secret menus, and the truth about dinosaur pee.
The Falling in Love Montage (June 9th 2020) sapphic!! ❤
the cover is super cute so just get it for that, ok? this sounds super cute tho and you should read it too??? it sounds like an adorable ooops-i-fell-in-love-and-didn’t-mean-to which just SCREAMS ADORABLE??? OK???? SO?? LET’S ALL READ IT?
Saoirse doesn’t believe in love at first sight or happy endings. So she’s not looking for a relationship. She doesn’t see the point in igniting any romantic sparks if she’s bound to burn out.But after a chance encounter at an end-of-term house party, Saoirse is about to break her own rules. For a girl with one blue freckle, an irresistible sense of mischief, and a passion for rom-coms. Unbothered by Saoirse’s no-relationships rulebook, Ruby proposes a loophole: They don’t need true love to have one summer of fun, complete with every cliché, rom-com montage-worthy date they can dream up—and a binding agreement to end their romance come fall. It would be the perfect plan, if they weren’t forgetting one thing about the Falling in Love Montage: when it’s over, the characters actually fall in love… for real.
Love, Creekwood (June 30th) m/m and sapphic
this is either going to be amazing!! or!! ekkk!! but i’m optimistic. i LOVED Simon Vs. and i haven’t read the Leah book yet but idk if i want to just yet ://// ill have to cram that one in right before i read this book because?? am curious???
It’s been more than a year since Simon and Blue turned their anonymous online flirtation into an IRL relationship, and just a few months since Abby and Leah’s unforgettable night at senior prom. Now the Creekwood High crew are first years at different colleges, navigating friendship and romance the way their story began—on email.
Boyfriend Material (July 7th) ❤
sounds like the perf hate-to-love story that we all want NOW. YES PLEASE. ALL MINE. reminds me a littttttle teeeny tiiiiiny bit of Red White Royal Blue but instead of fake-friends-to-friends-to-boyfriends we have fake-bfs-to-real-bfs and it sounds HILARIOUS BUT CUTE. I WANT IT. NOW.
Luc O’Donnell is tangentially–and reluctantly–famous. Luc’s back in the public eye, and one compromising photo is enough to ruin everything. To clean up his image, Luc has to find a nice, normal relationship…and Oliver Blackwood is as nice and normal as they come. He’s a barrister, an ethical vegetarian, and he’s never inspired a moment of scandal in his life. In other words: perfect boyfriend material. Unfortunately apart from being gay, single, and really, really in need of a date for a big event, Luc and Oliver have nothing in common. So they strike a deal to be publicity-friendly (fake) boyfriends until the dust has settled. Then they can go their separate ways and pretend it never happened. But the thing about fake-dating is that it can feel a lot like real-dating. And that’s when you get used to someone. Start falling for them. Don’t ever want to let them go
Girl, Serpent, Thorn (July 7th) sapphic!!
pretty cover? hello? she can kill people with her touch?? is this envy? i think so!!! tho rly,,, , this sounds super creepy and i want?? lowkey haven’t read a fantasy book since *mumbles* last year but… I’m sure it’ll be fine?? it’ll be fine.
There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. But for Soraya, who has lived her life hidden away, apart from her family, safe only in her gardens, it’s not just a story.As the day of her twin brother’s wedding approaches, Soraya must decide if she’s willing to step outside of the shadows for the first time. Below in the dungeon is a demon who holds knowledge that she craves, the answer to her freedom. And above is a young man who isn’t afraid of her, whose eyes linger not with fear, but with an understanding of who she is beneath the poison. Soraya thought she knew her place in the world, but when her choices lead to consequences she never imagined, she begins to question who she is and who she is becoming…human or demon. Princess or monster.
Loveless, (july 7th) ❤
I LOVE ALICE OSEMAN!! I CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS ASEXUAL REPRESENTATION???? this book sounds like it’s going to smush my heart?? can someone be on stand-by to hugs me after i read it? i’m really gonna need it *stocks up on tissues*
Georgia has never been in love, never kissed anyone, never even had a crush – but as a fanfic-obsessed romantic she’s sure she’ll find her person one day. As she starts university with her best friends, Pip and Jason, in a whole new town far from home, Georgia’s ready to find romance, and with her outgoing roommate on her side and a place in the Shakespeare Society, her ‘teenage dream’ is in sight.
But when her romance plan wreaks havoc amongst her friends, Georgia ends up in her own comedy of errors, and she starts to question why love seems so easy for other people but not for her. With new terms thrown at her – asexual, aromantic – Georgia is more uncertain about her feelings than ever. Is she destined to remain loveless? Or has she been looking for the wrong thing all along?
The Extraordinaries (July 14th)
(HAVE NOT READ BUT SUPPORTS ACTIONS OF POLICE BRUTALITY/ VIOLENCE & MAKES JOKES ABOUT IT)
neurodiverse queer kids being extra-superheroes? sounds like my cup of tea!! GET. INTO. MY. CLAMMY. HANDS. this just sounds like perfection? yes please?
Some people are extraordinary. Some are just extra. TJ Klune’s YA debut, The Extraordinaries, is a queer coming-of-age story about a fanboy with ADHD and the heroes he loves. Nick Bell? Not extraordinary. But being the most popular fanfiction writer in the Extraordinaries fandom is a superpower, right? After a chance encounter with Shadow Star, Nova City’s mightiest hero (and Nick’s biggest crush), Nick sets out to make himself extraordinary. And he’ll do it with or without the reluctant help of Seth Gray, Nick’s best friend (and maybe the love of his life).
I Kissed Alice (July 28th) sapphic!!
HATE-TO-LOVE AGAIN??? PLEASE GET ON MY BOOKSHELF. Online frienship-turned-feelings while hating each other in person?? this book has the potential to be AMAZING AND I WANT IT. IT SOUNDS LIKE IT COULD BE CUTE *insert ‘tm’ logo thing here*.
Rhodes and Iliana couldn’t be more different, but that’s not why they hate each other. Hyper-gifted artist Rhodes has always excelled at Alabama’s Conservatory of the Arts despite a secret bout of creator’s block, while transfer student Iliana tries to outshine everyone with her intense, competitive work ethic. Since only one of them can get the coveted Capstone scholarship, the competition between them is fierce. They both escape the pressure on a fanfic site where they are unknowingly collaborating on a graphic novel. And despite being worst enemies in real life, their anonymous online identities I-Kissed-Alice and Curious-in-Cheshire are starting to like each other…a lot. When the truth comes out, will they destroy each other’s future?