The cover of the book "Tash Hearts Tolstoy" by Kathryn Ormsbee.

Tash Hearts Tolstoy

By Kathryn Ormsbee


This young adult novel follows Tash as she creates a modern web series adaptation of Anna Karenina. Throughout the book, she is navigates changes in her family, her friendships, and her love life. As Tash is just beginning to come to terms with and understand her asexuality, an extra layer of complexity is added to everything else that she has on her plate.

Recommended for ages 14 and up, this novel beautifully highlights the challenges involved in coming out as an ace teen, especially when you are still figuring things out yourself.