More Than Maybe

08 October 2018 | By Erin Hahn | Filed in: family.

Growing up under his punk rocker dad s spotlight, eighteen year old Luke Greenly knows fame and wants nothing to do with it His real love isn t in front of a crowd, it s on the page Hiding his gift and secretly hoarding songs in his bedroom at night, he prefers the anonymous comfort of the locally

This Is My America

12 July 2019 | By Kim Johnson | Filed in: family.

Dear Martin meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting YA novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system n nEvery week, seventeen year old Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X, asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row Af

Hurry Home

06 April 2018 | By Roz Nay | Filed in: family.

From the bestselling author of Our Little Secret comes a suspenseful new thriller featuring two estranged sisters desperate to keep their deepest and darkest secret where it belongs in the past n nBlood is thicker than water And it could cost you everything n nAlexandra Van Ness has the perfect li

Wonderland

13 March 2017 | By Zoje Stage | Filed in: family.

If Shirley Jackson wrote The Shining, it might look like this deliciously unsettling horror novel from the acclaimed author of Baby Teeth n nA mother must protect her family from the unnatural forces threatening their new and improved life in a rural farmhouse n nThe Bennett family artist parents an

One Year of Ugly

21 April 2018 | By Caroline Mackenzie | Filed in: family.

A fun, fresh, timely debut novel about the uproarious adventures that befall the Palacio family during their disastrous illegal residence in Trinidad that poignantly captures the complexities of dysfunctional families and passionate but sometimes messy romance.After fleeing crumbling, volatile Ven

A Good Family

04 July 2018 | By A.H. Kim | Filed in: family.

Beth is the darling of God Halsa, a pharmaceutical giant, and she s got the outrageous salary and lifestyle to prove it Until she lands in white collar women s prison, thanks to a high profile whistleblower suit.Sam, Beth s husband, is the golden boy who has never had to do anything for himself Un

All These Monsters (Monsters, #1)

15 August 2019 | By Amy Tintera | Filed in: family.

Seventeen year old Clara is ready to fight back Fight back against her abusive father, fight back against the only life she s ever known, and most of all, fight back against scrabs, the earth dwelling monsters that are currently ravaging the world So when an opportunity arises for Clara to join an

Dress Coded

26 October 2018 | By Carrie Firestone | Filed in: family.

In this debut middle grade girl power friendship story, an eighth grader starts a podcast to protest the unfair dress code enforcement at her middle school and sparks a rebellion n nMolly Frost is FED UP n nBecause Olivia was yelled at for wearing a tank top when she had to keep her sweatshirt wrapp

Quintessence

17 October 2019 | By Jess Redman | Filed in: family.

Three months ago, twelve year old Alma moved to the town of Four Points Her panic attacks started a week later, and they haven t stopped even though she told her parents that they did Every day she feels less and less like herself n nThen Alma meets the ShopKeeper in the town s junk shop, The Fift

Accidental

04 September 2017 | By Alex Richards | Filed in: family.

This timely, emotionally resonant story about a teen girl dealing with the aftermath of a tragic shooting is a must read from an exciting new YA talent n nJohanna has had than enough trauma in her life She lost her mom in a car accident, and her father went AWOL when Johanna was just a baby At

Running

04 October 2018 | By Natalia Sylvester | Filed in: family.

When fifteen year old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz s father runs for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes A novel about waking up and standing up, and what happens when you stop seeing your dad as your hero while the whole country is watching n nIn this thoughtful, authentic, humorous, and

Kiss Me Every Day

14 September 2019 | By Dena Blake | Filed in: family.

Wynn Jamison is turning thirty Her career has made her rich, but her love life is sorely lacking She s okay with that until she spends her birthday dinner with the woman who could ve changed it all There s only one problem She s married to Wynn s sister n nCarly Evans is tired of her wife ignori

Beyond Me

12 August 2017 | By Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu | Filed in: family.

In the spirit of A Place to Belong, this remarkable novel in verse examines the aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011 through the eyes of a young girl who learns that even the smallest kindness can make a difference.March 11, 2011 An earthquake shakes Japan to its c

Chasing Lucky

03 January 2019 | By Jenn Bennett | Filed in: family.

Budding photographer Josie Saint Martin has spent half her life with her single mother, moving from city to city When they return to her historical New England hometown years later to run the family bookstore, Josie knows it s not forever Her dreams are on the opposite coast, and she has a plan to