It’s no secret we’re big fans of Kendare Blake here at She Reads. The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series joined us a guest editor a couple years ago, and we recently caught up with her to ask her what’s she been reading and loving lately. Here’s what she said.

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys. Read more over on Bookshop>>

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Written by a fellow She Reads guest editor, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Gods of Jade and Shadow is a one-of-a-kind fairytale about the Mayan god of death, inspired by Mexican folklore. Read more on Bookshop>>

Want by Cindy Pon

Set in a near-future Taipei plagued by pollution, a group of teens risk everything to save their city in this thrilling novel. Read more on Bookshop>>

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable–more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. Read more on Bookshop>>

Scammed by Kristen Simmons

The stakes are higher. The cons are riskier. And nothing is what you think it is in this follow-up to The Deceivers. Read more on Bookshop>>