Teen Reads Book Blurbs

Kenzie's rules for life : how to be happy, healthy and dance to your own beat - Mackenxie Ziegler

Non-fiction

An inspirational, upbeat collection of relatable lessons from the teen sensation, Mackenzie Ziegler, who offers her advice on friendship, family, fitness, style, and positivity. She shares lessons drawn from her own experiences for those navigating through their tween years on how to be happy, healthy, and  confident in all aspects of their lives.

 

The year of living awkwardly - Emma Chastain

Chloe Snow's diary ; 2

It's Chloe Snow's sophomore year of high school, and life has only grown more complicated. Last year, Chloe was the star of the musical. This year, she's just a lowly member of the ensemble. As the performance  approaches, Chloe must find a way to navigate all the messy elements of her life and make it through the end of the year.  “A mash-up of Mean Girls, High School Musical and MTV's Awkward “.

 

Friendship fails of Emma Nash - Chloe Seagar

Sequel to Editing Emma

Emma Nash is back....and determined to work out the world of friendships and relationships once and for all (...ish). Although soon, through a series of mishaps that are absolutely not Emma's fault (well, sort of), her world is teetering on the edge of disaster again. Would going back to creating a life for herself online really be so bad?

 

Hello, I must be going - Dyan Sheldon

Celeste and Sorrel, Reuben and Orlando: high school friends who hang out together all the time. When Sorrel gets hit by a car one rainy night, it's not surprising the others fall apart in various ways. But it's not just grief they're struggling with - it's parents, who are, quite frankly, making their lives a misery. That's why Sorrel decides she's not going to be    properly dead till she's sorted out her friends' lives. It's about the importance of being the person you want to be - or else, being miserable.


Apex - Mercedes Lackey

Hunter ; 3

Being a member of the Elite Hunter Command imperils Joy in more ways than one. In their latest clash with Othersiders, the army of monsters nearly wiped them out. Apex City is safe... for now. But within the city barriers, Joy must wage a different kind of war. The corrupt and powerful PsiCorps is determined to usurp the Hunters as chief defenders of Apex City and Joy is now squarely in their crosshairs.

 

A line in the dark - Malinda Lo

When Chinese American teenager Jess Wong's best friend Angie falls in love with a girl from the nearby boarding school, Jess expects heartbreak. But when everybody's secrets start to be revealed, the stakes quickly elevate from love or loneliness to life or death

 

The anger of angels - Sherryl Jordan

In a city where it is a crime to speak against injustice, a jester dares to  perform a play that enrages a powerful tyrant prince. The jester's daughter, Giovanna, must journey into the heart of danger to turn back the terrible consequences unleashed by her father's words - and becomes entangled in a treacherous plot to overthrow the prince. She alone holds a secret which, if made public, will overthrow the prince and liberate his oppressed people. Will she have the courage to speak out?

 

Proud : my fight for an unlikely American dream - Ibtihaj Muhammad & Lori Tharps

Non-fiction

Olympic medalist fencer and one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People Ibtihaj Muhammad's inspiring memoir about the tremendous obstacles, racism, and pressures she has overcome to become the first Muslim-American woman to compete in hijab for the United States. She provides an unflinching and honest portrayal of how she managed to stay true to herself and still play by the rules.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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