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A Little Something Different
I couldn't help but root for Gabe and Lea as the fumbled towards romance. Their story is told from multiple perspectives - their creative writing prof...more
Jul 14, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
Travis Coates was dying of cancer. At the age of 16 he volunteered for an experimental procedure in which his head would be removed from his body and...more
Jul 26, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
Lock and Key
Ruby wears a key around her neck. It is the key to the last house she shared with her mother. After her mother takes off, Ruby is taken in by her sist...more
Jun 16, 2008
Apr 24, 2008
Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
**spoiler alert** Adam told Mia he would do anything if she stayed, that was how strong his love for her was. Mia did come out of her coma and stay, b...more
Apr 10, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
My Heartbeat
Ellen, 14, has always envied the closeness shared by her brother Link and his best friend James. Some people at their school think James and Link are...more
not set
Mar 14, 2008
The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
**spoiler alert** Bianca, seventeen-years-old, is horrified to learn that she is the DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) in her trio. This information i...more
Sep 12, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
Martyn Pig
Martyn's father is a fall-down drunk. One day he falls down, hits his head, and dies. Rather than live with his dreadful aunt, Martyn decides to cover...more
not set
Mar 14, 2008
Hate List
Valerie, like many students, was sometimes bullied, insulted, called names, and picked on. As a way to vent her anger she began the Hate List. The lis...more
Sep 23, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
Girl in Translation
Kimberly's mother was sick with TB and they could no longer support themselves in Hong Kong. Kimberly's aunt sponsored their immigration to the US. Al...more
Sep 18, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
Chanda's Secrets (Chanda, #1)
Set in a small, rural village in Africa where secrets can be devasting and ultimately deadly we learn about Chanda's family. Chanda, is struggling wit...more
Apr 05, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
A Monster Calls
I expected to read a horror/sci-fi based on the title and Patrick Ness' previous work, but I got much more! Connor, age 13 is suffering from a terribl...more
Nov 2011
Oct 20, 2011
Heavy Metal And You
Sam Markus is defined by his music and that music is Heavy Metal. Making a mix for someone is not a task to be taken lightly, either are friends, dine...more
Apr 06, 2009
Apr 06, 2009
Summer State of Mind (Whispering Pines, #2)
Harper's father, McDaddy has recently become one of the most successful producers of music videos. This has meant changes for the family - a move to a...more
May 05, 2014
May 07, 2014
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Vera had a best friend, but then he left her --- twice.

Vera and Charlie were next door neighbors and best friends since age four. As the grew older, V...more
Nov 10, 2010
Oct 22, 2010
Freeze Frame
Time froze at 10:46 am when the doctors announced that Jason was dead.

Kyle and his best friend Jason fled to the shed after running out of the house...more
Jun 08, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
Before I Fall
Sam Kingston's life flashes before her eyes and she doesn't see what she expects. That's ok, there's always tomorrow. You see, Sam is a popular senior...more
Apr 2010
Apr 01, 2010
Keysha's Drama (Keysha, #1)
As the new shcool year approaches Keysha must deal with the dissapearance of her mother (she has ended up in jail), which leaves Keysha with no place...more
Feb 23, 2009
Feb 19, 2009
Same Difference
I'd like to give this 4 1/2 stars, but that's not possible! Anyway, here goes:

Emily, a soon to be high school senior living in an upper middle-class
Oct 10, 2008
Dec 17, 2008
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
Bella's life changes dramatically when she decides to move to Forks, WA and live with her Dad. Here is what she has to say about it,

"About three thin...more
not set
Mar 14, 2008
The Big Crunch
June has moved at least once during the last four school years. In order to cope, she finds a few friends and maybe a boyfirend, but she doesn't let a...more
Mar 04, 2013
Mar 04, 2013
Stealing Heaven
Danielle has been raised as a thief. Soon after being arrested her father took off, but her mother never left her. They have arrived in a new town and...more
Feb 09, 2010
Feb 03, 2010
Better off Friends
Macallan is asked to give Levi, the new guy from California a tour of the school on the first day of 7th grade. She notices that he has no one to sit...more
May 04, 2014
May 07, 2014
Seth Baumgartner's Love Manifesto
Seth is having a very bad day. In the middle of being dumped by his girlfriend, he sees his Dad eating a cozy lunch with another woman, then returns t...more
Jul 2010
Jun 14, 2010
Brewster, aka Bruiser was voted "Most Likely to Get the Death Penalty". So, it's no surprise that Tennyson is less than thrilled when his siste, Bront...more
Jul 27, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
Kurt has just arrived at a new school and is trying to put his troubled past behind him. He has been placed in a new foster home with a woman who seem...more
Jun 26, 2011
Mar 03, 2011
Patterson Heights
Avery's best friend is his brother, that is until his brother is accidentily shot and killed. The life that Avery knew is over. His brother is dead, h...more
Feb 20, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
My Most Excellent Year
A most excellent read! I read a lot of dark, gritty fiction from a variety of genres (realistic, fanasry, sci-fi) and it was refreshing to read an opt...more
Mar 14, 2011
Feb 09, 2011
Let It Snow
Three short stories written by three extremely popular YA authors make for a great holiday package. Quirky characters collide as a result of a massive...more
May 08, 2009
May 11, 2009
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
A rare snow day has Mia, her little brother Teddy, and her parents excited. They pile into the car and head out to see a friend. The day takes a tragi...more
Jul 12, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
Fallout (Crank, #3)
Hunter, Autumn, and Summer have something in common -- their mother Kristina. Unfortunately, all three teens must deal with the fallout of Kristina's...more
Sep 27, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
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