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The House That Whispers By Lin Thompson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316277112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2023

Eleven-year-old Simon and his sisters are staying at their Grandma's century-old house for fall break, but something's amiss. Weird scratching noises, funny smells, strange shadows, and what's going on with Grandma? Simon and his sisters embark on a hunt for answers in the form of a ghost hunt. As more evidence is uncovered, old family secrets are brought to light. But Simon has a secret of his own, and it will take a lot of courage to tell everyone. This wonderfully spooky middle-grade mystery highlights the complicated relationships that LGBTQ kids sometimes have with their families and the community that can be found as a result.

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Everybody in the Red Brick Building By Anne Wynter, Oge Mora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anne Wynter, Oge Mora (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062865762
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 19th, 2021

Catch a glimpse of the nightly goings on of a red brick apartment building, in this cute, sleepy story of chain reactions. With almost scrapbook-like illustrations reminiscent of childhood crafts, and plenty of sound effects just waiting to be blurted out with whimsy, this diverse picture book is a great way to end a chaotic day and get settled for bed.

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The New Life: A Novel By Tom Crewe Cover Image
ISBN: 9781668000830
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Published: Scribner - January 3rd, 2023

Travel back in time to 19th-century London, where two men unite to write a groundbreaking academic journal covering sexual freedom. With enthralling detail, this book shows the harsh reality of being gay in the late 1890s, while also providing the reader with glimpses of happiness, as well as hope for a better future. Based on real-life people, this is one of the most engaging historical novels I've read to date.

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Dark Room Etiquette By Robin Roe Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063051737
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Published: HarperTeen - October 11th, 2022

Robin Roe blew me away with her exploration of trauma, identity and friendship. Every character felt achingly real and there were just enough twists to keep me on the edge of my seat, wondering how and even if Sayers would escape. This haunting tale will stay with you long after you've read it.