Books & Reading

The Rattled Bones by S. M. Parker

After her father’s death, Rilla Brae puts off thoughts of college to take over his lobstering business, while helping an archaeology student excavate nearby Malaga, an uninhabited island with a ghost that beckons her.

Grendel’s Guide to Love and War by A.E. Kaplan

When a local bully upsets the senior community by throwing wild parties, an effort that is complicated by Aaron’s PTSD and Tom’s unrequited feelings for the bully’s sister, misfit Tom and his friend Ed take matters into their own hands.

The Wonder of Us by Kim Culbertson

After being separated for their junior school year, best friends Riya and Abby take a two-week trip around Europe to reconnect, but find that they both have been keeping secrets that threaten to push them apart forever.

Dear Reader by Mary O’Connell

When her English teacher goes missing, high school senior Flannery follows her trail to New York City where she falls for British gap year student Heath, who seems to have stepped from the pages of Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights.”

Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor

Follows three teens in a small town whose lives intersect in ways they never expected, teaching them that there are no one-size-fits-all definitions of depression, friendship, and love.