YA Novels in Verse!

YA Novels in Verse!

May 11th at 6PM EST
17th Street Location

Striking YA Prose! 

These titles will hold your thoughts and attention like no other, from fiery love stories to a girl outcast from her own tale, you won't want to miss these novels in verse! This event will be moderated by DHONIELLE CLAYTON, author of The Beauty Trials

Come check out: 

  • Nothing Burns as Bright as You by ASHLEY WOODFOLK. Two girls. One wild and reckless day. They were best friends. Until they became more. Their affections grew. Until the blurry lines became dangerous. Over the course of a single day, the depth of their past, the confusion of their present, and the unpredictability of their future is revealed. And the girls will learn that hearts, like flames, aren’t so easily tamed. It starts with a fire. How will it end?

  • Dear Medusa by OLIVIA A. COLE. This searing and intimate novel in verse follows a sixteen-year-old girl coping with sexual abuse as she grapples with how to reclaim her story, her anger, and her body in a world that seems determined to punish her for the sin of surviving. When mysterious letters left in her locker hint at another victim, Alicia struggles to keep up the walls she's built around her trauma, but her growing attraction to a new girl in school makes her question what those walls are really keeping out.

Thursday, May 11th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!

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