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

 

Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Chula & Cassandra are sisters that grow up in a more protected gated community, although they are still surrounded my unsafe elements outside of their neighborhood walls. They are well-cared for, adored by their mothe...

February 26, 2019

 

The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang

Kang uses her own background in medicine, working as a practicing physician on the side, and crafts the incredible story of a girl born with two hearts in 1850. Cora, born out of wedlock to a wealthy socialite and nameless immigrant, i...

January 30, 2019

 

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Radium was one of those things that had been an additive in many household products because people thought radium had health benefits. In this story, Kate Moore does an incredible exploration of the women who were most affected by the use...

January 23, 2019

Something Like Happy by Eva Woods

Annie has been mourning a terrible loss and is in a negative place where she just feels stuck. When she meets Polly, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, she finds that this woman just won’t take no for an answer to friendship and...

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