Robyn schneider's extraordinary Means is a heart-wrenching yet ultimately hopeful story about the miracles of first love and second chances.
Things We Know by HeartHarperTeen #ad - No matter how hard she’s falling for Colton, though, each beat of his heart reminds her of all she’s lost. In this unforgettable novel, Quinn Sullivan falls for the recipient of her boyfriend’s donated heart. Printz award winner john corey Whaley calls it “not just a love story, but one with a ferocious pulse.
After quinn’s boyfriend, dies in an accident their junior year, Trent, she reaches out to the recipients of his donated organs in hopes of picking up the fragments of her now-unrecognizable life. The essence of a person, Quinn has always believed, is in the heart. But what starts as an accidental run-in quickly develops into something more, sparking an undeniable attraction.
Things We Know by Heart #ad - She doesn’t want to give in to it—especially since he has no idea how they’re connected—but the time Quinn spends with Colton makes her feel alive again. But whoever received Trent’s heart has chosen to remain silent. If she finds trent’s, then in a way, she will still have a piece of him. Risking everything to get closure once and for all, Quinn goes outside the system to track down nineteen-year-old Colton Thomas, whose life has been forever changed by this priceless gift.
And all that remains at stake. Perfect for fans of sarah Dessen, this unique and emotional story about an unexpected bond between two strangers will leave no heart untouched.
Invisible GhostsKatherine Tegen Books #ad - Robyn schneider, delivers a sharply funny, author of Extraordinary Means and The Beginning of Everything, romantic girl-meets-boy novel with a twist: boy-also-meets-girl’s-ghost-brother. When one girl’s best friend is her dead brother’s ghost, romance can be tricky. She watches as jamie easily rejoins their former friends—a group of magnificently silly theater nerds—while avoiding her so intensely that it must be deliberate.
Yet when the two of them unexpectedly cross paths, Rose learns that Jamie has a secret of his own, one that changes everything. But she quickly starts to suspect that he isn’t telling her the whole truth. All rose knows is that it’s becoming harder to choose between the boy who makes her feel alive and the brother she isn’t ready to lose.
Invisible Ghosts #ad - But rose is growing up, and when an old friend moves back to Laguna Canyon and appears in her drama class, things get complicated. She should, her annoying, netflix-addicted brother, since she has one for a best friend: Logan, who is forever stuck at fifteen. Jamie aldridge is charming, confident, and a painful reminder of the life Rose has been missing out on since her brother’s death.
Perfect for fans of John Green and Nicola Yoon. Rose asher believes in ghosts.
The Beginning of EverythingKatherine Tegen Books #ad - Here are teens who could easily trade barbs and double entendres with the characters that fill John Green's novels. Funny, smart, the beginning of everything is a refreshing contemporary twist on the classic coming-of-age novel—a heart-wrenching story about how difficult it is to play the part that people expect, and including everything from flash mobs to blanket forts to a poodle who just might be the reincarnation of Jay Gatsby, and how new beginnings can stem from abrupt and tragic endings.
Robyn schneider's the beginning of everything is a witty and heart-wrenching teen novel that will appeal to fans of books by John Green and Ned Vizzini, novels such as The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and classics like The Great Gatsby and The Catcher in the Rye. Varsity tennis captain ezra faulkner was supposed to be homecoming king, but that was before—before his girlfriend cheated on him, before a car accident shattered his leg, and before he fell in love with unpredictable new girl Cassidy Thorpe.
The Beginning of Everything #ad - As kirkus reviews said in a starred review, "Schneider takes familiar stereotypes and infuses them with plenty of depth.
Never Always Sometimes: A coming-of-age novel Harlequin TeenHarlequin Teen #ad - And maybe even on love. Never date your best friend. They even wrote their own Never List of everything they vowed they'd never, ever do in high school. Sometimes rules are meant to be broken. Best friends dave and Julia were determined to never be cliché high school kids. He even dyes his hair an unfortunate shade of green.
It starts as a joke, but then a funny thing happens: Dave and Julia discover that by skipping the clichés, they've actually been missing out on high school. So when julia impetuously suggests they do every Never on the list, Dave is happy to play along. Always be original. Most of the rules have been easy to follow, never dye your hair a color of the rainbow, or #7, like #5, never hook up with a teacher.
Never Always Sometimes: A coming-of-age novel Harlequin Teen #ad - But dave has a secret: he's broken rule #8, never pine silently after someone for the entirety of high school. It's either that or break rule #10, never date your best friend.
The Anatomical Shape of a HeartFeiwel & Friends #ad - Artist beatrix adams knows exactly how she's spending the summer before her senior year. Jack is charming, wildly attractive. But will these secrets come back to haunt him? Or will the skeletons in Beatrix's own family's closet tear them apart? Determined to follow in da vinci's footsteps, she's ready to tackle the one thing that will give her an advantage in a museum-sponsored scholarship contest: drawing actual cadavers.
But when she tries to sneak her way into the hospital's Willed Body program and misses the last metro train home, she meets a boy who turns her summer plans upside down. On midnight buses and city rooftops, Beatrix begins to see who Jack really is-and tries to uncover what he's hiding that leaves him so wounded.
The Anatomical Shape of a Heart #ad - And possibly one of San Francisco's most notorious graffiti artists.
Every Last WordDisney Hyperion #ad - Yet sam knows she'd be truly crazy to leave the protection of the most popular girls in school. Samantha mcallister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. Slowly, she begins to feel more "normal" than she ever has as part of the popular crowd. Second-guessing every move, and word makes daily life a struggle, thought, wrong lunch, and it doesn't help that her lifelong friends will turn toxic at the first sign of a wrong outfit, or wrong crush.
Caroline introduces sam to the Poet's Corner, a hidden room and a tight-knit group of misfits who have been ignored by the school at large. Sam is drawn to them immediately, especially a guitar-playing guy with a talent for verse, and starts to discover a whole new side of herself. So when sam meets caroline, she has to keep her new friend with a refreshing sense of humor and no style a secret, right up there with Sam's weekly visits to her psychiatrist.
Every Last Word #ad - If you could read my mind, you wouldn't be smiling. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Sam has Purely-Obsessional OCD and is consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can't turn off. Until she finds a new reason to question her sanity and all she holds dear.
PaperweightHarperTeen #ad - In her body. There are only twenty-seven days until the anniversary of her brother Josh’s death—the death she caused. And if stevie gets her way, too, there are only twenty-seven days until she, will end her life. Paperweight follows seventeen-year-old stevie’s journey as she struggles not only with a life-threatening eating disorder, but with the question of whether she can ever find absolution for the mistakes of her past…and whether she truly deserves to.
. Nurses and therapists watch stevie at meal time, accompany her to the bathroom, and challenge her to eat the foods she’s worked so hard to avoid. Her dad has signed her up for sixty days of treatment. But what no one knows is that Stevie doesn’t plan to stay that long. In her life. And now in an eating-disorder treatment center on the dusty outskirts of the New Mexico desert.
Paperweight #ad - Life in the center is regimented and intrusive, a nightmare come true. This emotionally haunting and beautifully written young adult debut delves into the devastating impact of trauma and loss, in the vein of Laurie Halse Anderson’s Wintergirls. Seventeen-year-old Stevie is trapped.
Tell Me Three ThingsDelacorte Press #ad - At least, that’s what it feels like during her first week as a junior at her new ultra-intimidating prep school in Los Angeles. A new york times bestsellerwhat if the person you need the most is someone you’ve never met? Funny and romantic, this tug-at-your-heartstrings contemporary YA debut is perfect for readers of Rainbow Rowell, Jennifer Niven, and E.
But are some mysteries better left unsolved?“Three Things about this novel: 1 I loved it. Is it an elaborate hoax? or can she rely on sn for some much-needed help?In a leap of faith—or an act of complete desperation—Jessie begins to rely on SN, and SN quickly becomes her lifeline and closest ally.
Tell Me Three Things #ad - Buxbaum’s book sounds, worries, reads, breathes, and soars like real adolescents do. Jodi picoult, new york times bestselling author of Leaving Time and Off the Page. 2 no, really, i LOVED it. 3 i wish i could tell every teen to read it. It’s been barely two years since her mother’s death, and because her father eloped with a woman he met online, Jessie has been forced to move across the country to live with her stepmonster and her pretentious teenage son.
Just when she’s thinking about hightailing it back to Chicago, she gets an email from a person calling themselves Somebody/Nobody SN for short, offering to help her navigate the wilds of Wood Valley High School. Lockhart. Everything about Jessie is wrong.
180 SecondsSkyscape #ad - For allison dennis, all it takes is 180 seconds…After a life spent bouncing from one foster home to the next, Allison is determined to keep others at arm’s length. Neither she, the dreamy social media star seated opposite her, nor Esben Baylor, is prepared for the outcome. When time is called, the intensity of the experience overwhelms Allison and Esben in a way that unnerves and electrifies them both.
Some people live their entire lives without changing their perspective. Adopted at sixteen, she knows better than to believe in the permanence of anything. But as she begins her third year in college, she finds it increasingly difficult to disappear into the white noise pouring from her earbuds. One unsuspecting afternoon, Allison is roped into a social experiment just off campus.
180 Seconds #ad - Suddenly, she finds herself in front of a crowd, forced to interact with a complete stranger for 180 seconds. With a push from her oldest friend, in others, Allison embarks on a journey to find out if what she and Esben shared is the real thing—and if she can finally trust in herself, and in love.
Holding Up the UniverseKnopf Books for Young Readers #ad - In that moment, i know the part I want to play here at MVB High. A new york times bestsellerfrom the author of the new York Times bestseller All the Bright Places comes a heart-wrenching story about what it means to see someone—and love someone—for who they truly are. Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.
But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. So he tells himself to play it cool: Be charming. Libby's courage and body-positivity make for a joyful reading experience. The new york times“Holding Up the Universe. Even his own brothers are strangers to him. Don’t get too close to anyone.
Holding Up the Universe #ad - Until he meets Libby. Because the more time they spend together, the less alone they feel. And that’s what makes it such a remarkable read. TeenVogue.