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Waiting for Fitz by Spencer Hyde

Waiting for Fitz by Spencer Hyde

Addie loves nothing more than curling up on the couch with her dog, Duck, and watching The Great British Baking Show with her mom. It’s one of the few things that can help her relax when her OCD kicks into overdrive. She counts everything. All the time. She can’t stop. Rituals and rhythms. It’s exhausting. When Fitz was diagnosed with schizophrenia, he named the voices […]

March 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
Just Friends by Elana Johnson

Just Friends by Elana Johnson

Mitch can’t keep running from his problems, and he’ll have to face both Jade and Holly—and decide which one of them to put into the “just friends” category. High school senior, Mitch Houser, is thrilled to have multiple colleges recruiting him because of his record-breaking times on the track, but Mitch hasn’t told anyone the real reason he’s been setting records. He’s trying to outrun […]

December 13, 2017 / 0 Comments
Love Blind by Jolene Perry & C. Desir

Love Blind by Jolene Perry & C. Desir

Shy high schooler Kyle Jamieson and Hailey Bosler, a musician with degenerative blindness, team up to tackle a bucket list of greatest fears in this compelling novel that explores what it means to take risks. It starts with a list of fears. Stupid things really. Things that Hailey shouldn’t worry about, wouldn’t worry about if she didn’t wake up every morning with the world a […]

May 10, 2016 / 0 Comments
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life—at home, as the only son of a Pentecostal minister who urges him to handle poisonous rattlesnakes, and at school, where he faces down bullies who target him for his father’s extreme faith and very public fall from grace. The only antidote to all this venom is his friendship with fellow outcasts Travis and Lydia. But […]

March 10, 2016 / 0 Comments
Lay Me Down by Tamara Hart Heiner

Lay Me Down by Tamara Hart Heiner

Life is more than just breathing. Kylee Mansfield knows what it is to be alone. Her dad left when she was seven, and her mother remarried an abusive alcoholic. Kylee finds ways to escape reality, usually by substituting one pain for another. Things take a deadly turn when a jagged cut shows up on her arm, and she doesn’t know where it came from. She […]

January 27, 2016 / 1 Comment