Quinn, Zoe. Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, And How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate. 2017. 256p. PublicAffairs, $27.00 (9781610398084). Gr. 10-up.
Video game designer Zoe Quinn describe how she survived #gamergate, the misogynist online hate campaign, and became an advocate for targets of online harassment and abuse.
Whitley, Jeremy. The Unstoppable Wasp Vol. 1: Unstoppable. Illus. by Elsa Charretier. 2017. 120p. Marvel Comics, paper, $12.99 (9781302906467). Gr. 7-up.
After escaping the secret Red Room where she grew up as a captive assassin-in-training, teenage scientist Nadia decides to gather her fellow, unappreciated girl geniuses and change the world.
Perkins, Mitali. Bring The Distant Near. 2017. 320p. Macmillan/Farrar Strauss Giroux, $17.99 (9780374304904). Gr. 7- up.
Three generations of women in the Das family struggle to find their places in the world amid changing cultures, countries, and ideas of womanhood.
Reed, Amy. The Nowhere Girls. 2017. 416p. Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse, $17.99 (9781481481731). Gr. 9-up.
Three social outcasts decide to take a stand after a former classmate’s rape goes unpunished and their anonymous call to action grows into a school-wide revolution challenging the town’s misogynist culture.
Jones, Kelly. Murder, Magic, and What We Wore. 2017. 304p. Knopf/Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (9780553535204). Gr. 8-up.
After her father’s death, Annis Whitworth uses her newfound ability to sew magic into clothing to seek answers, help fight Napolean, and attempt to make a living as a single woman in 1818 London.
Daniels, April. Dreadnought. 2017. 280p. Diversion Publishing, $14.99 (9781682300688). Gr. 9-up.
When the superhero Dreadnought dies in front of her, trans teen Danny inherits his superpowers and, in the process, gains her ideal body. But as Danny tries to embrace her new life and abilities, she must face sexism, transphobia, and a mysterious new supervillain.
Karim, Sheba. That Thing We Call A Heart. 2017. 288p. HarperTeen/HarperCollins, $17.99 (9780062445704). Gr. 9-up.
After falling out with her best friend Farah, Shabnam Qureshi’s summer before college looks bleak – until she meets and falls for the charming Jamie.