Books & Reading

impossible knife

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a “normal” life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives.

Hereafter

Hereafter by Kate Brian

After learning the disturbing truth about her new town, Rory fights to protect her family from a mysterious force interfering with life on Juniper Landing.

boy on the edge

Boy on the Edge by Fridrik Erlings

Targeted by bullies because of his physical challenges, Henry lashes out at his mother and is sent to an isolated farm for troubled boys along the Icelandic coast, where his precarious contentment is challenged by a manic preacher overseer and his own restlessness.

maybe one day

Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor

Sharing big plans for their futures, best friends Zoe and Olivia struggle to stay loyal to each other when Olivia becomes dangerously ill and Zoe, not knowing what to say or do, attempts to stay positive and unexpectedly falls for Calvin, Olivia’s crush

Broken

Broken by CJ Lyons

Attending high school for the first time, chronically ill Scarlet, with the help of her new friends, faces down bullies, endures her school-nurse mother’s smothering over protectiveness, and eventually discovers the truth behind her illness–a truth that puts much more than her life at risk.