July 3, 2019

 

Far From The Tree by Robin Benway

Grace was adopted and now finds herself pregnant and putting her own daughter up for adoption. After going through this heartbreaking experience, she decides that she wants to know more about her own adoption story. It is when she begi...

June 25, 2019

 

What If It’s Us By Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera 

Arthur is in New York for the summer and never expected that a trip to the post office would change his life. While standing in line though, he chats with another guy who is at the post office to rid himself of...

June 12, 2019

 

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

This story opens with a tragic accident that claims the lives of three teens when their best friend, Carver, texts to ask if they are on their way. When the driver tries to answer the text, they are killed in a collision with another vehicl...

May 15, 2019

 

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

April May happens to be roaming her way around NYC in the wee hours of the morning when she stumbles upon a giant sculpture. It is an unusual looking ten-foot-tall industrial Transformer-type sculpture, unlike anything she h...

April 13, 2019

 

My Name is Venus Black by Heather Lloyd

Venus Black is a good kid, fascinated by astronomy and a strong student. That is why it is so unbelievable and shocking when she commits a crime that tears apart her family. No one knows why she committed the crime and Venus refu...

March 26, 2019

Looking for Alaska by John Green

In this story, Miles "Pudge" Halter heads to the Culver Creek Boarding School where he meets a rather hodge podge group of pals, including a beautifully mysterious girl named, Alaska Young. Alaska & Pudge bond over the holidays, when the...

February 26, 2019

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have always lived their life on the road and always seem to be just one step ahead of the bad luck that seems to follow them. When Alice's grandmother, a reclusive author of cult-classic dark fairy...

January 30, 2019

The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay

There is so much good in this book about the power one person can have over another. Peekay endures terrible cruelty from his peers that most children would never pull through bravely. It is through the influence of one great man afte...

January 23, 2019

Paper Towns by John Green

Quintin has been loving the neighbor girl, Margo, since they were kids. Margo has never really paid attention to Quintin so when she unexpectedly opens his bedroom window one night, complete in Ninja-attire, he is stunned. That evening is an ep...

January 15, 2019

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

This book is best consumed in one sitting and then reread. Sparse prose, beautifully written characters, and twisty plot twists that I never saw coming. If I told you more, I would spoil that wildly inventive ending. Snag this one if you are...

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