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Vanessa Diaz

Managing Editor

Book Riot Managing Editor Vanessa Diaz is a writer and former bookseller from San Diego, CA whose Spanish is even faster than her English. When not reading or writing, she enjoys dreaming up travel itineraries and drinking entirely too much tea. She is a regular co-host on the All the Books podcast who especially loves mysteries, gothic lit, mythology/folklore, and all things witchy. Vanessa can be found on Instagram at @BuenosDiazSD or taking pictures of pretty trees in Portland, OR, where she now resides.


LAMBDA Award-winning author Alex Sanchez and New York Times bestselling illustrator Julie Maroh break new ground in LGBTQ Young Adult literature with this coming-out romance set within the DC Universe. Jake Hyde lives in the middle of the desert, yet he yearns for life by the ocean. When he’s near water, strange blue markings on his skin start to glow and his search for identity begins. Jake's life is enveloped in more secrets as he realizes he’s attracted to the swim team captain Kenny Liu. What power will Jake find within and will he dive headfirst into the waves?