Books & Reading

boy in the black suit

The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds

Working in the local funeral home to support his family after his mother’s death and his father’s descent into alcoholism, Matt falls in love with a tough girl who never cries and who understands his loneliness.

Suspicion

Suspicion by Alexandra Monir

Seventeen-year-old Imogene Rockford turned away from her family and their English country manor after her parents’ death, but assumes her duty as the new Duchess of Wickersham despite threats and strange occurrences.

there will be lies

There Will Be Lies by Nick Lake

Shelby Cooper, nearly eighteen, has been overprotected by her single mother all her life but after a car accident, Shelby’s mother steals her away from the hospital, revealing that Shelby’s father is not dead, but rather a violent man who promised to hunt them down.

King Dork Approximately

King Dork Approximately by Frank Portman

With stitches in his head and aftereffects from surgery, Tom Henderson finds some of his most deeply-held beliefs shattering but, somehow, “makes out” with at least two girls by the end of tenth grade.

Atl

Atlantia by Ally Condie

Rio has always dreamed of leaving the underwater city of Atlantia for life in the Above; however, when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected decision, Rio is left stranded below where she must find a way to unlock the secrets of the siren voice she has long hidden and save Atlantia from destruction.