What would you do if you were given one more day with a lost loved one? That’s what Charlie Bennetto is about to find out when he attepmts to commit suicide and finds himself back in his old home with his now dead mother taking care of him.
Knights of the hill country – Tim Tharp
After becoming the star linebacker for the Kennisaw Knights, Hampton Green feels the pressure of a fifth undefeated football season weighing him down.
The book thief – Markus Zusak
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death tells the story of Liesel, a girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and neighbors.
Deadline – Chris Crutcher
Seventeen-year-old Ben Wolf is holding back a huge secret from his family and friends: he has a rare blood disease and less than a year to live. Choosing not to tell his family and friends in hopes they will not treat him differently, Ben realizes that not telling could be as painful as telling.
Blind faith – Ellen Wittlinger
While coping with her grandmother’s death and her mother’s resulting depression and fascination with a spiritualist church, Liz finds herself falling for a new neighbor whose mother is dying of cancer.
Nineteen minutes – Jodi Picoult
In the aftermath of a small-town school shooting, who can defend the shooter when his former best friend is the primary witness and daughter of the judge assigned to the case?
City of Bones – Cassandra Clare
Fifteen-year-old Clary Fray’s world is turned upside down after she witnesses a murder at a night club and soon discovers that she has powers and abilities her mother has kept hidden from her. After her mother’s disappearance Clary is forced to join forces with the Shadowhunters and learns more about her past than she wants to know.
Four days to glory – Mark Kreidler
Follow the tumultuous senior-year season shared by two Iowa high school wrestlers as they struggle through grueling workouts, social isolation, and extreme diets in their quests to become four-time state champions.
Fade to Black – Alex Flinn
Alex Crusan, an HIV positive student, is attacked in his car, but is unable to tell the police who did it. The only witness to the crime is Daria Bickell, a Down Syndrome student, who wants to tell the truth, but sometimes gets mixed up. Will the truth find a way to be revealed?
Blue Bloods – Melissa De la Cruz
Schulyer Van Allen has never considered herself to be one of the blue bloods of New York City’s rich and famous, but now her veins are literally turning blue and she is starting to crave raw meat. It seems the rich and famous of New York are true blue vampires and Schulyer must come to grips with her past in order to bring a vampire murderer to justice.
Dear John – Nicholas Sparks
John, an angry rebel who enlists in the army after not being able to make any other decision about his future meets Savannah, a college student on a mission trip. After overcoming their differences, can they chart a new life course after the events of September 11?
Burned – Ellen Hopkins
Pattyn Von Stratten is trying to live a normal life, but after getting caught with a boy her abusive, religious father decides to send her to her aunt’s for the summer. With her aunt Pattyn discovers the true meaning of family and love, but it can’t last as her father is expecting her to come back home and take care of the family.