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The Gospel of Winter

by Brendan Kiely

“In a lyrical and hard-hitting exploration of betrayal and healing, the son of a Connecticut socialite comes to terms with his abuse at the hands of a beloved priest” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

As...


Inexcusable

by Chris Lynch

"I am a good guy. Good guys don't do bad things. Good guys understand that no means no, and so I could not have done this because I understand."

Keir Sarafian knows many things about himself. He is a talented...


Living Dead Girl

by Elizabeth Scott

Once upon a time, I was a little girl who disappeared.

Once upon a time, my name was not Alice.

Once upon a time, I didn't know how lucky I was.

When Alice was ten, Ray took her away from her family, her...


Fault Line

by C. Desir

In a single night, Ani’s life was torn to shreds—and Ben struggles with the weight of trying to fix the unfixable in this heartbreaking and edgy debut novel.

Ben could date anyone he wants, but he only has...


Everything Beautiful in the World

by Lisa Levchuk

Lately I feel like an astronaut out on a space walk – constantly praying the tube attaching me to the ship doesn't snap and send me flying into outer darkness.

The only good thing about having a mother with...


The Blue-Haired Boy

by Courtney C. Stevens

Set before the events of Courtney C. Stevens's debut novel, Faking Normal, this digital short story focuses on Bodee Lennox, otherwise known as the Kool-Aid Kid.

Bodee Lennox has secrets. About where he got the...


Faking Normal

by Courtney C. Stevens

An edgy, realistic debut novel praised by the New York Times bestselling author of Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys, as “a beautiful reminder that amid our broken pieces we can truly find ourselves.”...


Where People Like Us Live

by Patricia Cumbie

I want to shake Rita. She thinks all the screwed-up things in the world are happening somewhere else. But bad things are happening right here.

It's a routine Libby's used to by now: pack up, move, start over,...


My Book of Life by Angel

by Martine Leavitt

When sixteen-year-old Angel meets Call at the mall, he buys her meals and says he loves her, and he gives her some candy that makes her feel like she can fly. Pretty soon she's addicted to his candy, and she...


Holding On to Zoe

by George Ella Lyon

After sixteen-year-old Jules has her baby, Zoe, it doesn't matter anymore that her mother thinks she's a drama queen, or that her father left them years ago, or even that Zoe's father is gone, too. She and her...


This Gorgeous Game

by Donna Freitas

A CHILLING NOVEL ABOUT THE ISOLATION OF BEING STALKED AND THE ABUSE OF POWER.

Olivia Peters is over the moon when her literary idol, the celebrated novelist and muchadored local priest Mark D. Brendan, offers...


Tilt

by Ellen Hopkins

Love—good and bad—forces three teens’ worlds to tilt in a riveting standalone novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins.

Three teens, three stories—all interconnected through their...


The Girl with the Chicken-House Pony

by Doris Anderson

Twelve-year-old Annie Thompson used to be friendly and cheerful. She loved her home in Southern California, and she loved school. Now Annie has a secret--one that makes her feel shamed and all alone. When she...


Tainted Love

by Bernadette Casey

A sad true story of a small town girl growing up in an abusive life. First by an alcoholic father, then an abusive uncle, and mentally by her first husband. Then there were the bouts of depression that were...


The Little Girl Who Hated the Bad Touch

by Arlene Hibbler

Imagine being very young, scared and molested, yet too frighten to tell anyone because the child feels that the risk is too great. That is the position that Rosie faces all alone. There are many children like...


I Stop Somewhere

by Te Carter

Ellie Frias disappeared long before she vanished.

Tormented throughout middle school, Ellie begins her freshman year with a new look: she doesn’t need to be popular; she just needs to blend in with the wallpaper....


Suzy Has a Secret

by Carolina Leuthner, Nichols H Deborah & Nef Melendez

The book is written in a way that is easy and comfortable for a child to read with an adult without getting too explicit over a horrible circumstance, but expose enough of it for the child to relate. The texture...


Needlework

by Deirdre Sullivan

'I would like to make things beautiful, but a tawdry and repulsive kind of beauty. A braver sort than people have from birth. Sexy zombies on a bicep. That sort of thing.' Ces longs to be a tattoo artist and...


Still Falling

by Sheena Wilkinson

Luke falls. He has epilepsy. And, as it turns out, he has much bigger issues too. Esther falls. In love. It's wonderful - but there's a shadow she can't identify and that she can't make go away just by loving...


The Pain Eater

by Beth Goobie

She hadn’t told anyone. Not a single soul. Not one word about that night and what had been done to her had ever passed Maddy Malone’s lips. She’d thought about it at first - had been desperate, even frantic,...