Second Chance Summer

Brooke Wager   Five years ago, Taylor messed up badly at her lake house in the Poconos and avoided going back.  But when her father is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, her family decides to visit the lake house one last time.  Morgan Matson’s Second Chance Summer recounts a story of friendship and love when times are tough.   When it

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Nerve

Sarah Ricker                                                                                                                          3/22/17                                                                                    Nerve  Nerve, by Jeanne Ryan, is a page-turning thriller packed with action and suspense.  Vee has always

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The Great Unexpected

Twigs, leaves, nuts, acorns, and even small branches are all very ordinary things to fall out of trees, but when Naomi Deane was taking a walk one summer evening, something quite out of the ordinary fell on her from a tree, a boy. The Great Unexpected  by Sharon Creech is a fictional book told by Naomi Deane as she and

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Sit Stay Love

“I fall for every dog I meet, but this time it’s different.”  In the book Sit, Stay, Love by J. J. Howard, a girl named Cecilia lives with her father and works everyday after school at Orphan Paws Shelter. One day a cute pug arrives at the shelter, he is injured and hurt. she names him Potato and loves him

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Everything Everything

   I lived every single moment with Madeline Whittier, an eighteen-year-old girl locked up in her painfully simple home as a result of her diagnosis of SCID, a Severe Combined Immunodeficiency. This specific disease is a group of possibly deadly inherited disorders of the immune system, or, as Madeline calls it, “bubble baby disease,” where she is allergic to basically

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All The Bright Places

When Violet Markey’s older sister passes away in a fatal car accident, Violet is lost. Theodore Finch’s father left him and his sisters Kate and Decca when he was younger. Now his sunday dinners with Dad and visits to the school guidance counselor allow him to have no friends with little question from his mom.   Violet is not sure

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Two Summers

When Summer Everett makes a last minute decision, her life splits in two. In one life, she travels to Paris, France, to spend the summer with her father. In the other, she stays at home and takes her aunt’s photography class. In both summers, she will fall in love, but a terrible family secret kept from her for years will

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The Weight of Water

  While her life seemed to be pulling her under, Kasienka found a way for her passion to keep her floating. Armed with a suitcase and a ratty laundry bag Kasienka and her mother, Ola, head to England in search for the husband and father who abandoned them. Kasienka is dragged around while her mother, who is very emotionally distraught,

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Let It Snow

Twinkling lights, wrapped presents, Christmas trees, Let it Snow is a love story between many people. Whether it’s friends or strangers we all have a special love and appreciation for an unexpected person in our life. Christmas is a special time in the year because we can strengthen the relationship with our families and feel loved. The three stories in

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