Tagged with Contemporary

Review: One by Sarah Crossan

Review: One by Sarah Crossan

Synopsis from Goodreads Tippi and Grace share everything—clothes, friends . . . even their body. Writing in free verse, Sarah Crossan tells the sensitive and moving story of conjoined twin sisters, which will find fans in readers of Gayle Forman, Jodi Picoult, and Jandy Nelson. Tippi and Grace. Grace and Tippi. For them, it’s normal … Continue reading

Review: Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg

Review: Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg

Synopsis from Goodreads Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he’s different from his teammates. They’re like brothers, but they don’t know one essential thing: Bobby is gay. Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is? When he’s outed … Continue reading

Review: Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

Review: Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

Synopsis from Goodreads Gabi Hernandez chronicles her last year in high school in her diary: college applications, Cindy’s pregnancy, Sebastian’s coming out, the cute boys, her father’s meth habit, and the food she craves. And best of all, the poetry that helps forge her identity. I absolutely adored this book. I knew I would because … Continue reading

Review: Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Review: Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Synopsis from Goodreads An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey’s daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother’s gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she’s never been able to do … Continue reading

Review: A Small Madness by Dianne Touchell

Review: A Small Madness by Dianne Touchell

Synopsis from Goodreads Rose didn’t tell anyone about it. She wondered if it showed. She looked at herself in the mirror and turned this way and then that way. She stood as close to the mirror as she could, leaning over the bathroom basin, looking into her own eyes until they disappeared behind the fog … Continue reading

Review: Stolen – Lucy Christopher

Synopsis from Goodreads Sixteen year old Gemma is kidnapped from Bangkok airport and taken to the Australian Outback. This wild and desolate landscape becomes almost a character in the book, so vividly is it described. Ty, her captor, is no stereotype. He is young, fit and completely gorgeous. This new life in the wilderness has … Continue reading