In the game of life, I was used to being on the losing team. The odds were stacked against me.
Hearts are like balloons. Sometimes they inflate… Sometimes they deflate…
Peace demonstrations, sit-ins, and burning the U.S. flag following the escalation of the Vietnam War are leading to a catalyst known to the world as the Sixties, and a musical revolution, flower power, hippies, marijuana, and drugs are carrying the generations—young and old—into a new decade. All the while sixteen-year-old Mary Monroe is caught between being an innocent good girl and an autumn of sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll.
The odds of giving birth to identical quadruplets: 1 in 13 million.
The chance of Reagan blending in with the crowd after a boy in her new town starts to see her for who she really is: zero.
The Night We Said Yes by Lauren GabaldiPublisher: Harper Teen on June 16th 2015Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction (YA) Pages: 294 Our Rating Before Matt, Ella had a plan. Get over a no-good ex-boyfriend. Graduate from high school without any more distractions. Move away from Orlando, Florida, where she’s lived her entire life. But Matt—the cute, shy, bespectacled bass player who just moved to town—was never part of that plan. And neither...
An ill-fated Caribbean cruise and four teenagers: a nerd, a jock, a mouse, and a beauty queen…an island, a treehouse, some nefarious interlopers…life and death…fear and loathing…love and laughter.
Vine superstar Lele Pons—“one of the coolest girls on the web” (Teen Vogue)—teams up with #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz (The Isle of the Lost) in this lovable debut novel about the wilds and wonders of high school that’s as laugh-out-loud addictive as Lele’s popular videos.
When a final attempt at popularity fails, Elise nearly gives up. Then she stumbles upon a warehouse party where she meets Vicky, a girl in a band who accepts her; Char, a cute, yet mysterious disc jockey; Pippa, a carefree spirit from England; and most importantly, a love for DJing.
Sometimes, stepping out of your comfort zone has consequences.
And some secrets can’t be forgiven.
Surviving the storm was only the beginning for Jules. Surviving the guilt? That is something only love can help her overcome.
Seventeen-year-old Darcy Covington doesn’t know the difference between a pawn shop and a thrift shop. Even her dog eats gourmet food, so she’s totally unprepared when her car is repossessed from the parking lot of her elite private school. Turns out her father, a semi-famous motivational speaker, has skipped town, abandoning his family while his business collapses.
For high school senior Jules Blacklin surviving the storm is only the beginning.
College was supposed to be perfect. She was supposed to be perfect. Away from home, the perfect facade is beginning to shatter.
For Indigo Stevens, ballet classes at Miss Roberta’s ballet studio offer the stability and structure that are missing from her crazy home life. First she must prove she’s ready, and that means ignoring Jesse Sanders…
There is a difference between excuse and explanation. No one knows this better than Catherine Sellers as she recounts the story of her relationship with Thomas Christie to their child.
In Kat Spears’s hilarious and often poignant debut, high school senior Jesse Alderman, or “Sway,” as he’s known, could sell hell to a bishop.
When Meg’s summer ballet program is canceled and her ballet teacher suggests she attend Camp Dance to learn new dance styles, Meg is devastated.
After her mother’s sudden and senseless death, Dot finds herself dancing on the edge…of everything.