Category Archives: young adult

Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution – YA Book Recommendation

Title: Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution Author: E. E Charlton-Trujillo Publisher: Candlewick, March 2019 Ages: 14+ Themes: LGBTQIA+, lesbians, fatness, mental health, abuse, sequel, bigotry, non-binary Opening:  This was the beginning, again. Angie bit the end of her thumbnail, standing with a JanSport kitten-rage backpack given to her by KC … Continue reading

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Sometimes We Tell the Truth – Book Recommendation

Title: Sometimes We Tell The Truth Written by: Kim Zarins Publisher: Simon Pulse, 2016 Ages: 14+ (YA) Themes: high school, story-telling, confessions, The Canterbury Tales, perfect score, sexuality, gender roles           Opening: My mother drives me to school like … Continue reading

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LIFELINE – YA novel recommendation

Title: Lifeline Author: Abbey Lee Nash  Publisher: Tiny Fox Press, 2018 Ages: 14-18 Themes: addiction, drugs, rehabilitation, substance abuse, recovery center Genre: contemporary fiction Opening: Sudden Death. First game of the season and we are heading into overtime against our arch rivals, The Wolves. … Continue reading

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