Books & Reading

dear killer

Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell

Committing assassinations for an anonymous client who leaves her letters and payments in a secret mailbox, Kit accepts her moral nihilism as the only way of life she has ever known until she is challenged to question the line between good and evil.

Scar Boys

The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos

Written as a college admission essay, eighteen-year-old Harry Jones recounts a childhood defined by the hideous scars he hid behind, and how forming a band brought self-confidence, friendship, and his first kiss.


Noggin by John Corey Whaley

After dying at the age of 16, Travis Coates’ head was removed and frozen for five years before being attached to another body, and now the old Travis and the new must find a way to coexist while figuring out the changes in his relationships.

Panic by Oliver

Panic by Lauren Oliver

In the poor town of Carp, New York, a group of teens enters a high-stakes game that involves a series of secretive, possibly deadly challenges throughout the summer, with the winner receiving more than $50,000–enough money to start a new life.

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.