Originally Posted by tinlizzie
When you have the time, Sharon, would you mind giving us brief thumbnails? TIA.
Here are some thumbnail descriptions, but really you'd do better to look up the descriptions on Amazon or Goodreads or such! Just wanted to share what I've been reading...
14 – by Peter Clines - Another reviewer labeled this one "A riveting apocalyptic mystery in the style of LOST" - which is what made ME read it. It's a little comic-book like (but it's not a graphic novel) - just a fun, fast read.
Dare Me by Megan Abbott - This one was a rather disturbing look into the hearts of American teenage girls on a cheerleading team. I kept saying, 'Oh, THAT would never happen..." and kept on reading to see how it would be resolved.
The Age of Miracles by Karen Walker - This one is particularly good - about what happens to a 10-year-old girl and her family and friends when the rotation of the earth suddenly begins to slow. It is an unusually realistic narrative, as end-of-the world novels go ...
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green - I've known for a while that teenagers love to read John Green's books - now I now why. It's about teenagers with cancer - and so much more.
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt - The narrator of this story is a teenager, too. Set in the 80's, it's a beautiful story of 14-yr-old Hazel, who loses the person who understands her best - her uncle Finn, a famous artist, who dies of Aids. This book is about art and love and loneliness and redemption...