Category Archives: Mature Readers
Note: I have this up on my VictoriaWaddle.com blog, but am adding here because several of the books recommended below would be great for teen reads and in high school libraries. As shut down orders were put in place to … Continue reading
Love and Other Theories by Alexis Bass After freshman year of high school, Aubrey and her three best friends are on to an important reality: high school relationships don’t often last; in fact, given that high school students move … Continue reading
Forever for a Year by B. T. Gottfred Fans of romance, teen angst, realistic fiction, child-parent relationship issues–this is your next read! Yes, all of you. I’m so glad I went to the Ontario Teen Book Fest and found … Continue reading
The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith Andrew Smith has another novel that will easily become a hit with teens and YA librarians. The publisher describes it as the interweaving of four stories–that of “of Ariel, a Middle Eastern refugee … Continue reading
We have the sequel–Perry’s Killer Playlist. And if you’ve read that, we have a new book by the same author–Con Academy. Enjoy!
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson Jenny Lawson grew up in Wall, Texas, a small rural town that it was her goal to escape. Just as in many such tales, we find that in adulthood, the author … Continue reading
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer Missoula, Montana is a college town and just about everyone there loves the University of Montana Grizzlies football team. Yet in the early 2010’s, the team was … Continue reading