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Young Adult Summer Reading Passport

 Young Adult Summer Reading Passport is Back!
Choose your own reading adventure this summer!

Read six YA books and score some sweet swag! At least four books need to fit our passport categories and up to two can be of your own choosing. You can follow our title recommendations or pick your own.

To get started: Pick up your free passport at the store, download one here, or add one to your web order (below). 

Mark your passport: Circle the covers of the books you’ve read or write down your own picks. Return your completed passport to Bookshop by September 7th to claim your rewards: A $5 Bookshop gift card, a $10 MyBoardwalk Card, a free scoop from the Penny Ice Creamery, a free slice from Pizza My Heart, and a prize from the Santa Cruz Warriors. 


It's Me, Hi, I'm the Problem: Read a book with an anti-hero protagonist

Bookshop suggests:
Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
Loki by Makenzie Lee

Dumb Ways to Die: Read a mystery or thriller
Bookshop suggests:
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
The Cousins by Karen McManus

It's Giving History: Read a book about history or an alternative historical fiction
Bookshop suggests:
Victory. Stand! by Tommie Smith
American Royals by Katherine McGee

I'm Not About That Tragedy: Read a romantic comedy that won't make you cry
Bookshop suggests:
Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton
Frankly in Love by David Yoon

All Fax, No Printer: Read a graphic novel memoir
Bookshop suggests:
Change the Game by Colin Kaepernick
Welcome to St. Hell by Lewis Hancox

The Future is Queer: Read a Sci-Fi or Fantasy title featuring an LGBTQIA protagonist

Bookshop suggests:
The Darkness Outside Us by Eliot Schrefer
This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron