Coming of Age
Through a series of letters written to her deceased mother, shy, quiet, twelve year-old Nisha tells the story of her family’s journey from the newly-formed Pakistan to India in the Read more...
Posted by Jessica H on July 11, 2018
Twelve year-old Mai is not looking forward to summer vacation. Why? Her parents are forcing her to spend it accompanying her grandmother, Ba, to Vietnam, to visit family Mai has Read more...
Posted by Jessica H on May 6, 2018
“You watch the world. I’m not sure you even live in it.” Fifteen-year-old Sarah’s boyfriend has just dumped her with these words, and she’s determined to prove him wrong.
Posted by Jo C on April 23, 2018
Juliet’s life is wonderful. She’s got the family, the grades, and the boyfriend, and they’re all perfect. That is, until her dad moves out and her mom overdoses on her Read more...
Posted by Jo C on January 11, 2018
Anderson writes about Melinda’s experiences with authenticity and sincerity, creating a well-developed protagonist who is awkward, brooding, sarcastic – and damaged – and with whom readers will sympathize.
Posted by Jo C on October 5, 2017
This book is a celebration of LGBTQ love, the universal struggle of young love, and those terrifying moments before adulthood.
Posted by Book Rex on April 13, 2017
Wedding science fiction with literary fiction in a post-WWI setting, The Arrival of Missives is a unique and enjoyable coming of age story. Shirley Fearn is seventeen and has it Read more...
Posted by Kerry B. on January 25, 2017
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