Books & Reading

break me a promise

Break Me a Promise by Tiffany Schmidt

When new legislation threatens to destroy her family’s operations in the black-market organ trade, Maggie finds herself falling in love with Alex, a computer whiz who makes a shocking revelation.

julia vanishes

Julia Vanishes by Catherine Egan

Possessing an ability to hide on the edge of perception, Julia conceals her talents in a city where magic is banned and poses as a grand lady’s housemaid alongside an eccentric band of fellow housemates who have ties to a powerful killer.

every exquuisite thing

Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick

Nanette O’Hare, a star student and athlete, is given a mysterious out-of-print cult classic novel by her beloved teacher that sparks the rebel within her, but as she befriends the reclusive author and attempts to insert her true self into the world with wild abandon, Nanette learns the hard way that sometimes rebellion comes at a high price.

this is the part

This is the Part Where You Laugh by Peter Brown Hoffmeister

Rising sophomore Travis and his best friend, Creature, spend a summer in a Eugene, Oregon, trailer park dealing with cancer, basketball, first love, addiction, gang violence, and a reptilian infestation.

season of you and me

The Season of You and Me by Robin Constantine

After a breakup, Cassidy decides to spend the summer working as a camp counselor at the Jersey Shore, where she meets Bryan, a boy who has recently become paralyzed and is trying to adjust to his new life.