It’s kind of like stumbling upon the scene of an accident. Once you’ve looked, you’re part of it. Especially if you walk away.
Finding this book was like stumbling upon an accident, I was reeled right in. There was no escaping this book once it had its hooks in me.
“Dead flesh and sharpened scalpels didn’t bother me. I was my father’s daughter, after all. My nightmares were made of darker things.”
Did that catch your attention? Make your spine tingle? Then wait till you open this book…
See You at Harry’s starts off as a seemingly typical contemporary middle grade novel. Young girl starts middle school. Girl sees what middle school/high school is really like. Girl is embarrassed by her family. But it turns into so much more than that. From the description it infers that there is some sort of tragedy, which is not what you expect it to be…
I read Orphan Train this past spring before it was nominated for a Lincoln Award, and I can see why it was chosen! Orphan Train is an adult novel that appeals to young adults, but unfortunately has not won an Alex Award. What is an Alex Award you may ask? It is an adult novel that appeals to teens, there are quite a few winners each year, but more on that later! Orphan Train is the story of two seemingly very different women that have quite a surprising connection…
“A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.” – Goodreads.com