Quill and Quire

Children and YA Fiction

By S.K. Ali

In Saints and Misfits, the first YA novel from Simon & Schuster’s new Muslim-focused Salaam Reads imprint, Toronto author S.K. Ali delivers a contemporary coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old Arab-Indian-American girl named Janna Yusuf. Janna ... Read More »

June 22, 2017 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction

By Mette Bach

Navigating adolescence, testing your boundaries, and figuring out who you are is hard. For LGBTQ+ teens, it’s even more difficult, and potentially much more dangerous. Love Is Love and Rough Patch are two books that ... Read More »

June 19, 2017 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction

Exo

By Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee’s Exo takes place in a distant future, on a dramatically altered Earth that’s been colonized by an alien species, the Zhree. The war that led to the colonization ended a century ago and ... Read More »

March 1, 2017 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction