Northstar QYA Book Club

The Northstar QYA Book Club will mostly read Queer Young Adult books. We are going to meet the fourth Sunday of each month, 1-3pm at North Star LGBTQ Community Center (930 Burke St.), and everyone is welcome (all ages who love YA). 

June - Juliet Takes a Breath (currently not available through Bookmarks)

July - Picture Us In the Light

August - The 57 Bus

September - Changers Book 1: Drew

October - Dreadnought: Nemesis - Book One

November - Anger is a Gift 

December - Carry On

Picture Us In The Light Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484726020
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 10th, 2018

"Picture me madly in love with this moving, tender, unapologetically honest book."
-Becky Albertalli, #1 best-selling author of Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda


The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374303235
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 17th, 2017

Stonewall Book Award Winner—Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

One teenager in a skirt.
One teenager with a lighter.
One moment that changes both of their lives forever.


Changers, Book One: Drew Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781617751950
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Published: Black Sheep - February 4th, 2014

Winner of the 2015 Westchester Fiction Award

Changers Book One: Drew is a New York Public Library summer reading pick

"Changers should appeal to a broad demographic. Teenagers, after all, are the world's leading experts on trying on, and then promptly discarding, new identities."
--New York Times Book Review


Dreadnought (Nemesis #1) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781682300688
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Published: Diversion Books - January 24th, 2017

An action-packed series-starter perfect for fans of The Heroine Complex and Not Your Sidekick.

"I didn't know how much I needed this brave, thrilling book until it rocked my world. Dreadnought is the superhero adventure we all need right now."--Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky


Anger Is a Gift: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250167026
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Published: Tor Teen - May 22nd, 2018

*31st Annual Lammy Finalist for LGBTQ Childrens/Young Adult category*
*2019 ALA Schneider Family Book Award Teen Winner*
*Buzzfeed's 24 Best YA Books of 2018*
*Vulture's 38 Best LGBTQ YA Novels*
*Book Riot's Best Books 2018*


Carry On: A Novel (Simon Snow Series #1) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250049551
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 6th, 2015

#1 New York Times best seller!
Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015 - Youth!
Named a "Best Book of 2015" by Time Magazine, School Library Journal, Barnes & Noble, NPR, PopSugar, The Millions, and The News & Observer!

Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who's ever been chosen.