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{Beneath Wandering Stars: Ashlee Cowles}

{Synopsis} – After her soldier brother is horribly wounded in Afghanistan, Gabriela must honor the vow she made: If anything ever happened to him, she would walk the Camino de Santiago through Spain, making a pilgrimage in his name. The worst part is that the promise stipulates that she must travel with her brother’s bestContinue Reading

{The Heir and the Spare: Emily Albright}

{Synopsis} – Family can be complicated. Especially when skeletons from the past pop up unexpectedly. For American Evie Gray, finding out her deceased mother had a secret identity, and not one of the caped crusader variety, was quite the surprise. Evie’s mom had a secret life before she was even born, one that involved tiaras.Continue Reading

{Unlocked: Margo Kelly}

{Synopsis} – There is so much about this book that I enjoyed. To begin the cover is amazing. It pulled my interest from the beginning. Then I noticed who wrote it and I just had to read it. There are few writers that I have come across in recent years that have the ability toContinue Reading

{The Yearbook: Carol Masciola}

{Synopsis} – Misfit teen Lola Lundy has every right to her anger and her misery. She’s failing in school, living in a group home, and social workers keep watching her like hawks, waiting for her to show signs of the horrible mental illness that cost Lola’s mother her life. Then, one night, she falls asleepContinue Reading

{Local Girl Swept Away: Ellen Wittlinger}

{Synopsis} – Stark, uncompromising, seductive, beautiful – this describes the tourist town of Cape Cod, where a young woman’s body remains to be found. Three friends struggle to come to terms with their missing leader and with the secrets each endeavor to hide. Set in the Cape Cod village of Provincetown, Massachusetts, this is theContinue Reading

{Identity Crisis: Melissa Schorr}

{Synopsis} – Annalise’s audacious freshman-year hookup with Cooper Franklin has a trio of friends thirsting for revenge. So they catfish Annalise by creating the perfect virtual guy, with Noelle playing along reluctantly only because her lifelong crush, Cooper, is in love with Annalise. As Annalise falls for it, even scoring tickets to the concert ofContinue Reading

{Crossing Into Brooklyn: Mary Ann McGuigan}

{Synopsis} – To Find Your Future, You Have to Face Your Past At sixteen, Morgan Lindstrum has the life that every other girl wants–at least from the outside. A privileged only child, she has everything she could ever want, except her parents' attention. A Princeton physicist and a high-powered executive, they barely have any timeContinue Reading

{Perdita: Faith Gardner}

{Synopsis} – Granted, Arielle has a vast, excitable imagination. But she's not imagining how strange and out of control her life becomes after the death by drowning of her older sister's best friend, Perdita. Not only does this death echo the death of Arielle's own older brother, ten years before, it leads to dreams andContinue Reading

{Half in Love With Death: Emily Ross}

{Synopsis} – It's the era of peace and love in the 1960s, but nothing is peaceful in Caroline's life. Since her beautiful older sister disappeared, fifteen-year-old Caroline might as well have disappeared too. She's invisible to her parents, who can't stop blaming each other. The police keep following up on leads even Caroline knows areContinue Reading