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Still Here - Rowan Blanchard


Featuring art and writing from her favorite photographers, poets, and friends alongside her own journal entries and snapshots, STILL HERE is an unedited look at Rowan Blanchard's inner life--and a poignant representation of teen life in general. Alongside Rowan's own raw diary entries, poems, and personal photos are taped in letters, photos, and poems from her friends who inspire her, like the poet rupi kaur, photographer Gia Coppola, and writer Jenny Zhang, among others. The result is an intimate portrayal of modern girlhood and a thoughtful reflection on what it means to be a teenager in today's world.


Rookie on love - Tavi Gevinson


A single-subject anthology about the heart's most powerful emotion, edited by Tavi Gevinson. Featuring exclusive, never-before-seen essays, poems, comics, and interviews from contributors like Jenny Zhang, Emma Straub, Hilton Als, Janet Mock, John Green, Rainbow Rowell, Gabourey Sidibe, Mitski, Alessia Cara, Etgar Keret, Margo Jefferson, Sarah Manguso, Durga Chew-Bose, and many more!


When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir - Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele’s with a forward by Angela Davis


When They Call You a Terrorist is Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele’s reflection on humanity. It is an empowering account of survival, strength and resilience and a call to action to change the culture that declares innocent Black life expendable. A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America—and the co-founding of a movement that demands justice for all in the land of the free.


The Diary of a Teenage Girl - Phoebe Gloeckner


This is the story of an adolescent troubled by the discontinuity between what she thinks and feels and what she observes in those around her. The Diary of a Teenage Girl offers a searing comment on adult society as seen through the eyes of a young woman on the verge of joining it. In this unusual novel, artist and writer Phoebe Gloeckner presents a pivotal year in a girl's life, recounted in diary pages and illustrations, with full narrative sequences in comics form.

The House of the Spirits - Isabel Allende  


In one of the most important and beloved Latin American works of the twentieth century, Isabel Allende weaves a luminous tapestry of three generations of the Trueba family, revealing both triumphs and tragedies. The House of the Spirits is an enthralling saga that spans decades and lives, twining the personal and the political into an epic novel of love, magic, and fate.


Opposition - Juliann McCandless


Opposition is a book comprised of 16 raw and honest issue-oriented conversations through the months leading up to and during a Donald Trump presidency, with a diverse group of women and femmes who work mainly within the fashion and visual art industries. The goal of these conversations aims to not only document the goals, fears, hopes, political opinions and activism at this critical time in history, but to also spark a conversation that promotes critical thinking and encourages readers to hold their politicians accountable and fight for the changes they wish to see within their own communities. Furthermore, these interviews are intended to highlight a new wave of young feminists who believe feminism is and has to be Intersectional; representing people of color, trans people, queer people, gender non-binary people, low-income people, people with disabilities and people in the developing world.


Too much and not the mood - Durga Chew-Bose

Too much and not the mood is a lyrical and piercingly insightful collection of essays, letters (to her grandmother, to the basketball star Michael Jordan, to Death), and her own brand of essay-meets-prose poetry about identity and culture. Too Much and Not the Mood is a beautiful and surprising exploration of what it means to be a first-generation, creative young woman working today.

Posted by: Adrian Cebreros-Bueno Published:3/1/18
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