What I’m Reading Wednesday: May 13, 2020

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Happy Wednesday friends! What are you currently reading? I’ve got two books going right now. I’m listening to the audiobook of Felix Ever After and reading eARC of TRUEL1F3. Two very different books, but both amazing!

Check out more about the books below and let me know what you’re reading or listening to in the comments!

51931067Title: Felix Ever After

Author: Kacen Callender

Genre: YA Contemporary

Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Publication Date: May 5, 2020

Links: Goodreads | Amazon* | Book Depository*

Synopsis: Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and why it seems so easy for everyone but him to find someone. What’s worse is that, even though he is proud of his identity, Felix also secretly fears that he’s one marginalization too many—Black, queer, and transgender—to ever get his own happily-ever-after.

When an anonymous student begins sending him transphobic messages—after publicly posting Felix’s deadname alongside images of him before he transitioned—Felix comes up with a plan for revenge. What he didn’t count on: his catfish scenario landing him in a quasi–love triangle….

But as he navigates his complicated feelings, Felix begins a journey of questioning and self-discovery that helps redefine his most important relationship: how he feels about himself.

Felix Ever After is an honest and layered story about identity, falling in love, and recognizing the love you deserve.

 

42871642. sy475 Title: TRUEL1F3

Author: Jay Kristoff

Genre: YA Sci-Fi Dystopian

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: June 30, 2020

Links: Goodreads | Amazon* | Book Depository*

Synopsis: Best friends have become enemies. Lovers have become strangers. And deciding whose side you’re on could be the difference between life and death. For Eve and Lemon, discovering the truth about themselves–and each other–was too much for their friendship to take. But with the country on the brink of a new world war–this time between the BioMaas swarm at CityHive and Daedalus’s army at Megopolis, loyalties will be pushed to the brink, unlikely alliances will form and with them, betrayals. But the threat doesn’t stop there, because the lifelikes are determined to access the program that will set every robot free, a task requiring both Eve and Ana, the girl she was created to replace. In the end, violent clashes and heartbreaking choices reveal the true heroes . . . and they may not be who you think they are.


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