Contemporary

The Hidden Memory of Objects by Danielle Mages Amato

The Hidden Memory of Objects by Danielle Mages Amato

Contemporary, Mystery, Young Adult
The Hidden Memory of Objects by Danielle Mages Amato eBook DownloadMegan Brown’s brother, Tyler, is dead, but the cops are killing him all over again. They say he died of a drug overdose, potentially suicide—something Megan cannot accept. Determined to figure out what happened in the months before Tyler’s death, Megan turns to the things he left behind. After all, she understands the stories objects can tell—at fifteen, she is a gifted collage artist with a flair for creating found-object pieces. However, she now realizes that her artistic talent has developed into something more: she can see memories attached to some of Tyler’s belongings—and those memories reveal a brother she never knew.Enlisting the help of an artifact detective who shares her ability and specializes in murde
Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry

Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry

Childrens, Contemporary, Poetry, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult
Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry eBook DownloadA girl with Tourette syndrome starts a new school and tries to hide her quirks in this debut middle-grade novel in verse.Calliope June has Tourette syndrome. Sometimes she can't control the noises that come out of her mouth, or even her body language. When she and her mother move yet again, she tries to hide her TS. But soon the kids in her class realize she's different. Only her neighbor, who is also the class president, sees her as she truly is—a quirky kid, and a good friend. But is he brave enough to take their friendship public?As Callie navigates school, she must also face her mother's new relationship and the fact that she might be moving again—just as she's starting to make friends and finally accept her differences. This sto
The Silver Swan by Amo Jones

The Silver Swan by Amo Jones

Contemporary, Dark, New Adult, Romance, Suspense, Young Adult
The Silver Swan by Amo Jones eBook DownloadRiddle me this... “I am neither dead, nor alive, and I’m not something little Madison can hide. But you will be dead, by the time this is done... the timer starts now, and the games have just begun…”Madison Montgomery comes from money and power, but when someone close to her commits the ultimate crime, Madison must live with her tainted name for the rest of her life. When she begins Riverside Preparatory Academy, the private school her father has swept her into in The Hamptons, she hopes for a fresh start. What she wasn't hoping for was the pack of bad boys who run the school; ten, to be exact. When Madison gains the attention of their leader, Bishop Vincent Hayes, a whole new world that she didn't think existed is exposed to her. A w
Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee

Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee

Childrens, Contemporary, Fiction, Glbt, Lgbt, Realistic Fiction, Romance, Young Adult
Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee eBook DownloadMattie is chosen to play Romeo opposite her crush in the eighth grade production of Shakespeare’s most beloved play in this Romeo and Juliet inspired novel from the author of Truth or Dare.Mattie, a star student and passionate reader, is delighted when her English teacher announces the eighth grade will be staging Romeo and Juliet. And she is even more excited when, after a series of events, she finds herself playing Romeo, opposite Gemma Braithwaite’s Juliet. Gemma, the new girl at school, is brilliant, pretty, outgoing—and, if all that wasn’t enough: British.As the cast prepares for opening night, Mattie finds herself growing increasingly attracted to Gemma and confused, since, just days before, she had found herself crushing on a b
Our Short History by Lauren Grodstein

Our Short History by Lauren Grodstein

Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Fiction
Our Short History by Lauren Grodstein eBook DownloadKaren Neulander, a successful New York political consultant, has always been fiercely protective of her son, Jacob, now six. She’s had to be: when Jacob’s father, Dave, found out Karen was pregnant and made it clear that fatherhood wasn’t in his plans, Karen walked out of the relationship, never telling Dave her intention was to raise their child alone.But now Jake is asking to meet his dad, and with good reason: Karen is dying. When she finally calls her ex, she’s shocked to find Dave ecstatic about the son he never knew he had. First, he can’t meet Jake fast enough, and then, he can’t seem to leave him alone.With just a few more months to live, Karen resists allowing Dave to insinuate himself into Jake’s life. As she tries
Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon

Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon

Contemporary, Fiction, Young Adult
Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon eBook DownloadTourmaline Harris’s life hit pause at fifteen, when her mom went to prison because of Tourmaline’s unintentionally damning testimony. But at eighteen, her home life is stable, and she has a strong relationship with her father, the president of a local biker club known as the Wardens.Virginia Campbell’s life hit fast-forward at fifteen, when her mom “sold” her into the services of a local lawyer: a man for whom the law is merely a suggestion. When Hazard sets his sights on dismantling the Wardens, he sends in Virginia, who has every intention of selling out the club—and Tourmaline. But the two girls are stronger than the circumstances that brought them together, and their resilience defines the friendship at the heart of this pow
The Idea of You by Amanda Prowse

The Idea of You by Amanda Prowse

Contemporary, Fiction
The Idea of You by Amanda Prowse eBook DownloadWhat if the one thing you want is the only thing you can’t have?With her fortieth birthday approaching, Lucy Carpenter thinks she finally has it all: a wonderful new husband, Jonah, a successful career and the chance of a precious baby of her own. Life couldn’t be more perfect.But becoming parents proves much harder to achieve than Lucy and Jonah imagined, and when Jonah’s teenage daughter Camille comes to stay with them, she becomes a constant reminder of what Lucy doesn’t have. Jonah’s love and support are unquestioning, but Lucy’s struggles with work and her own failing dreams begin to take their toll. With Camille’s presence straining the bonds of Lucy’s marriage even further, Lucy suddenly feels herself close to losing every
A Boy Like You by Ginger Scott

A Boy Like You by Ginger Scott

Contemporary, New Adult, Romance, Sports and Games, Young Adult
A Boy Like You by Ginger Scott eBook DownloadThey say everyone’s a superhero to someone. I’m not sure who I’m supposed to save, but I know who saved me.We were kids. His name was Christopher. And up until the day he pulled me from death’s grip, he was nothing more than a boy I felt sorry for. In a blink of an eye, he became the only person who made me feel safe.And then he disappeared.Now I’m seventeen. I’m not a kid anymore. I haven’t been for years. While death didn’t take me that day, the things that happened left me with scars—the kind that robbed me of everything I once loved and drove me into darkness. But more than anything else, that day—and every day since—has taken away my desire to dream.I wasn’t going to have hope. I wouldn’t let myself wish. Those things—
A Psalm for Lost Girls by Katie Bayerl

A Psalm for Lost Girls by Katie Bayerl

Contemporary, Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult
A Psalm for Lost Girls by Katie Bayerl eBook DownloadTess da Costa is a saint — a hand-to-god, miracle-producing saint. At least that's what the people in her hometown of New Avon, Massachusetts, seem to believe. And when Tess suddenly and tragically passes away, her small city begins feverishly petitioning the Pope to make Tess's sainthood official. Tess's mother is ecstatic over the fervor, while her sister Callie, the one who knew Tess best, is disgusted - overcome with the feeling that her sister is being stolen from her all over again.The fervor for Tess's sainthood only grows when Ana Langone, a local girl who's been missing for six months, is found alive at the foot of one of Tess's shrines. It's the final straw for Callie.With the help of Tess's secret boyfriend Danny
Single Dad’s Bride by Melinda Minx

Single Dad’s Bride by Melinda Minx

Contemporary, Romance
Single Dad's Bride by Melinda Minx eBook DownloadI have one month to find a bride or I lose my daughter. They say a tattoo artist with a dirty mouth can’t be a kickass father. Bullsh*t. But my lawyer says I need a wholesome bride to convince the judge. I know just the perfect girl—hell—I think she might even be a virgin. Only problem? She’s my sister’s best friend, and she hates my guts.When my best friend's brother asks me to marry him, I nearly slap him in the face. I’m pretty sure he’s teasing me—just like he always has—but marriage isn’t something to joke about. Not when I’m pushing thirty with no hope in sight. And not when I’ve always had a huge, stupid crush on him.Then he tells me he’s serious. He needs me to do it so he can keep his daughter.I have to refuse.