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Once I Was a Beehive by Carol Lynch Williams

Once I Was a Beehive by Carol Lynch Williams

Sixteen-year-old Lane Speer spends her family vacations camping in the mountains, taking the memories for granted until she loses her father to an unexpected bout with cancer. One year later, as Lane is still reeling from her father’s death, her mother remarries a guy who Lane hardly knows. To top it off, he’s a Mormon! Worst of all, while her mom and new stepdad are […]

November 22, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ridgewater High: Meet Me There by Judy Corry

Ridgewater High: Meet Me There by Judy Corry

A dark Chemistry lab. A fake British accent. It’s all fun and games until somebody falls in love. Ashlyn and Luke have been at war since last spring. What started as sabotaging each other’s recipes in Foods class, has now turned into “boyfriend wanted” ads all over the school and Icy Hot in a jock strap. But could there be more to this war than […]

March 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown

Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown

Twelve-year-old Maddie has a quirky sense of humor and loves making her classmates laugh by slapping on fake mustaches every chance she gets. Being funny gets her noticed by class queen Cassie, and things are looking up when Maddie is cast as Juliet in the school play. Maybe Juliet could wear a mustache? When Maddie starts tripping when she walks and her hand starts curling […]

October 10, 2017 / 0 Comments
The Ghost of You and Me by Kelly Oram

The Ghost of You and Me by Kelly Oram

How do you tell someone who hates you and blames you for the death of his best friend that you miss him? The tragic death of Spencer Schott unravels the lives of the two people he loved most—his girlfriend, Bailey, and his best friend, Wes. Secrets and guilt from that fateful night keep both Bailey and Wes from overcoming Spencer’s loss and moving on with […]

June 21, 2017 / 0 Comments
Sense and Second Chances by Brittany Larsen

Sense and Second Chances by Brittany Larsen

Emily Carter is on the fast track to success when the unthinkable happens: a tragic accident claims the lives of her parents. Now Emily must set aside her dreams and raise her two younger siblings, Annie and Bryce. Emily and Annie are sisters, but that doesn’t mean they are anything alike. Whereas Emily reacts to the tragedy with her characteristic stoic calm, passionate Annie spirals […]

May 8, 2017 / 2 Comments
All the Forever Things by Jolene Perry

All the Forever Things by Jolene Perry

From growing up in the funeral home her family runs, Gabriella knows that death is a part of life and nothing is forever. Yet Bree, her best friend, has been a constant; it’s always been the two of them together against the world. But when Bree starts dating a guy—the worst guy— from that ultra-popular world, suddenly she doesn’t have time for Gabe anymore. Now […]

April 4, 2017 / 0 Comments
Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Where are you guys? Text me back. That’s the last message Carver Briggs will ever send his three best friends, Mars, Eli, and Blake. He never thought that it would lead to their death. Now Carver can’t stop blaming himself for the accident and even worse, a powerful judge is pressuring the district attorney to open up a criminal investigation. Luckily, Carver has some unexpected […]

March 24, 2017 / 0 Comments
Switching Gears by Chantele Sedgwick

Switching Gears by Chantele Sedgwick

Still mourning the loss of Lucas Nelson, the boy she loved in secret for years, seventeen-year-old Emmy Martin turns to her passion for mountain biking to try to fill the empty void in her life. But just when things start looking up, Emmy discovers her mom has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. Confused and angry that her parents didn’t tell her sooner, she throws herself […]

February 7, 2017 / 0 Comments
Reaching Kylee Book 1 by Tamara Hart Heiner

Reaching Kylee Book 1 by Tamara Hart Heiner

It was Price Hudson’s mother who died, but Price feels like it was him. Everything that he used to enjoy—baseball, comics, even girls—seems petty and pointless now. He wants nothing more than to forget his old life and start over somewhere new, where no one knows him and no one expects anything from him. So when his dad decides to move them an hour away, […]

October 19, 2016 / 0 Comments
Summerlost by Ally Condie

Summerlost by Ally Condie

Sometimes it takes a new friend to bring you home. It’s the first real summer since the accident that killed Cedar’s father and younger brother, Ben. Cedar and what’s left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They’re just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costume, rides by on his bike. Intrigued, […]

March 29, 2016 / 0 Comments