Welcome to Issue #117!
The trees are whispering…
Friends, welcome to another exciting issue of The Pond Book News! Twice a month, The Quiet Pond brings you a fresh issue of book news to catch you up on the week’s lineup of diverse cover reveals, book news, and sometimes more! Now, onwards to the brilliant books!
Cover Reveal: Direwood by Catherine Yu
Kim Dulaney | Design: Kylie Alexander | Add this book to Goodreads!
Cover Reveal: How to Succeed in Witchcraft by Aislinn Brophy
Alex Cabal | Design: Danielle Ceccolini | Add this book to Goodreads!
Cover Reveal: The Dawn of Yangchen by F. C. Yee
Illustration: TBA | Design: TBA | Add this book to
Cover Reveal: A Necessary Chaos by Brent C. Lambert
Cathy Kwan | Design: TBA | Add this book to Goodreads!
Book Announcement: Christina Li’s forthcoming queer YA coming-of-age about a girl who designs an algorithm for romance
Book Announcement: Queer cyberpunk YA
City of Shattered Light by Claire Winn gets a sequel
Book Announcement: A queer YA featuring a femme gay kid looking for a date to glamorous ball by Jason June
Book Announcement: A YA fairytale in verse by R. M. Romero, featuring swan girls, soft artist boys, and magical curses
Book Announcement: A queer YA gothic mystery by Alex Crespo set in a haunted mansion, featuring a mysterious Mexican-American teen, a witch team, and a golden boy
Book Announcement: A queer Latinx YA romcom about family rivalries and winter vacations by Elle Gonzalez Rose
Book Announcement: A coming-of-age YA by Dale Walls featuring a group of queer girls about friendship, romance, and senior year
Book Announcement: Adi Alsaid’s foray into middle-grade fantasy featuring an evil wizard, a cursed gumball machine, and a kingdom in peril
Book Announcement: A middle-grade Desi retelling of Hansel and Gretel by Emi Pinto about an Indian girl, a white neighbourhood, and a strange house
Book Announcement: A middle-grade historical novel in verse about family and change by Thushanthi Ponweera set in 1990s Sri Lanka amidst a civil war
Book Announcement: A clever sciencey kid attempts to figure out the secret formula of friendship in Tanita S. Davis’ forthcoming middle-grade novel