Score: 4.5
From 186 Ratings

Leah on the Offbeat


  • Author: Becky Albertalli
  • Release Date : 2018-04-24
  • Genre: Romance
  • File Size: 1966062 Bytes


#1 New York Times bestseller! Goodreads Choice Award for the best young adult novel of the year!In this sequel to the acclaimed Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—now a major motion picture, Love, Simon—we follow Simon’s BFF Leah as she grapples with changing friendships, first love, and senior year angst.When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life isn’t always so rhythmic.She’s an anomaly in her friend group: the only child of a young, single mom, and her life is decidedly less privileged. She loves to draw but is too self-conscious to show it. And even though her mom knows she’s bisexual, she hasn’t mustered the courage to tell her friends—not even her openly gay BFF, Simon.So Leah really doesn’t know w...

Last Lesson


  • Author: James Goodhand
  • Release Date : 2020-04-02
  • Genre: Crime & Mystery
  • File Size: 1889268 Bytes


'Devastatingly good' - Clare Mackintosh, author of After The End 13 Reasons Why meets The Wasp Factory in an impossible to put down thriller that will take your breath away.Last year, Ollie Morcombe was a star pupil, popular and a gifted musician.Then, after the accident, everything changed. Now he's an outcast, a prime target of the school bullies who have made his life a living hell.Today - the last day of the school year - he's brought those bullies a gift. A homemade pipe bomb.What has driven a model student to plan an unspeakable revenge? And with the clock ticking down to home time, what can anybody do to stop him?'A powerfully charged study in empathy' - Financial Times 'A sensitive, gripping book about mental health and masculinity' - Samuel ...

Leah on the Offbeat
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

Leah on the Offbeat


  • Author : Becky Albertalli
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2018-05-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241331071


Leah on the Offbeat Book Description :

You've seen Leah in the groundbreaking major motion picture Love Simon (based on the amazing Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda). Now it's her turn to take centre stage. -------- When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat- but real life isn't always so rhythmic. The only child of a single mum, her life is less privileged than her friends. Her mum knows she's bisexual, but Leah hasn't mustered the courage to tell her friends. Not even her openly gay BFF, Simon. Prom and college are on the horizon, and tensions are running high. Can Leah still strike the right note, when the people she loves are fighting? And how can she cope knowing that she might love one of her friends more than she ever intended? -------- Praise for Becky Albertalli: '...

Simon vs  the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Score: 4
From 2,959 Ratings

Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda


  • Author : Becky Albertalli
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2015-04-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141356105


Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda Book Description :

The beloved, award-winning novel is now a major motion picture starring 13 Reasons Why's Katherine Langford and Everything, Everything's Nick Robinson. ---------- Straight people should have to come out too. And the more awkward it is, the better. Simon Spier is sixteen and trying to work out who he is - and what he's looking for. But when one of his emails to the very distracting Blue falls into the wrong hands, things get all kinds of complicated. Because, for Simon, falling for Blue is a big deal ... It's a holy freaking huge awesome deal. ---------- Praise for Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda: 'Worthy of Fault in Our Stars-level obsession.' Entertainment Weekly 'I love you, SIMON. I LOVE YOU! And I love this fresh, funny, live-out-loud book." Je...

The Upside of Unrequited
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

The Upside of Unrequited


  • Author : Becky Albertalli
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141356129


The Upside of Unrequited Book Description :

I don't entirely understand how anyone gets a boyfriend. Or a girlfriend. It just seems like the most impossible odds. A perfect alignment of feelings and circumstances . . . Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly is always careful. Better to be careful than be hurt. But when Cassie gets a new girlfriend who comes with a cute hipster-boy sidekick, everything changes. Will is funny, flirtatious and basically the perfect first boyfriend. There's only one problem: Molly's coworker, Reid, the awkward Tolkien superfan she could never fall for . . . right? A heartwarming and hilarious story about growing up and learning to be comfortable in your own skin. Praise for ...

Twelve Steps to Normal
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Twelve Steps to Normal


  • Author : Farrah Penn
  • Publisher : jimmy patterson
  • Release Date : 2018-03-13
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316471596


Twelve Steps to Normal Book Description :

James Patterson presents this emotionally resonant novel that shows that while some broken things can't be put back exactly the way they were, they can be repaired and made even stronger. Kira's Twelve Steps To A Normal Life 1. Accept Grams is gone.2. Learn to forgive Dad.3. Steal back ex-boyfriend from best friend... And somewhere between 1 and 12, realize that when your parent's an alcoholic, there's no such thing as "normal." When Kira's father enters rehab, she's forced to leave everything behind--her home, her best friends, her boyfriend...everything she loves. Now her father's sober (again) and Kira is returning home, determined to get her life back to normal...exactly as it was before she was sent away. But is that what Kira really wants? Life...

Grasshopper Jungle
Score: 3.5
From 36 Ratings

Grasshopper Jungle


  • Author : Andrew Smith
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-02-11
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101590065


Grasshopper Jungle Book Description :

A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Winner of the 2014 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction "Raunchy, bizarre, smart and compelling." --Rolling Stone “Grasshopper Jungle is simultaneously creepy and hilarious. Reminds me of Kurt Vonnegut’s in “Slaughterhouse Five,” in the best sense.” --New York Times Book Review In the small town of Ealing, Iowa, Austin and his best friend, Robby, have accidentally unleashed an unstoppable army. An army of horny, hungry, six-foot-tall praying mantises that only want to do two things. This is the truth. This is history. It’s the end of the world. And nobody knows anything about it. You know what I mean. Funny, intense, complex, and brave, Grasshopper Jungle brilliantly weaves together everything from ...

Yes No Maybe So
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Yes No Maybe So


  • Author : Becky Albertalli
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062937056


Yes No Maybe So Book Description :

A book about the power of love and resistance from New York Times bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed. YES Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state senate candidate—as long as he’s behind the scenes. When it comes to speaking to strangers (or, let’s face it, speaking at all to almost anyone) Jamie’s a choke artist. There’s no way he’d ever knock on doors to ask people for their votes…until he meets Maya. NO Maya Rehman’s having the worst Ramadan ever. Her best friend is too busy to hang out, her summer trip is canceled, and now her parents are separating. Why her mother thinks the solution to her problems is political canvassing—with some awkward dude she hardly knows—is beyond her. MAYBE SO Go...

Ace of Shades
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Ace of Shades


  • Author : Amanda Foody
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2018-04-10
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781488030475


Ace of Shades Book Description :

Welcome to the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets…and secrets hide in every shadow Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes missing, Enne must leave her finishing school—and her reputation—behind to follow her mother’s trail to the city where no one survives uncorrupted. Frightened and alone, Enne has only one lead: the name Levi Glaisyer. Unfortunately, Levi is not the gentleman she expected—he’s a street lord and con man. Levi is also only one payment away from cleaning up a rapidly unraveling investment scam, so he doesn’t have time to investigate a woman leading a dangerous double life. Enne’s offe...

You Should See Me in a Crown

You Should See Me in a Crown


  • Author : Leah Johnson
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338503623


You Should See Me in a Crown Book Description :

Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College, play in their world-famous orchestra, and become a doctor. But when the financial aid she was counting on unexpectedly falls through, Liz's plans come crashing down . . . until she's reminded of her school's scholarship for prom king and queen. There's nothing Liz wants to do less than endure a gauntlet of social media trolls, catty competitors, and humiliating public events, but despite her devastating fear of the spotlight she's willing to do whatever it takes to get to Pennington. The only thing...

The Lifeguard
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Lifeguard


  • Author : Richie Tankersley Cusick
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2014-02-11
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480469075


The Lifeguard Book Description :

Whom do you trust with your life? Kelsey’s summer vacation will be perfect—a holiday on Beverly Island, where she’ll get to know her mom’s new boyfriend, Eric, and enjoy the perks of a sun-drenched beach and gorgeous lifeguards. But Kelsey’s dream holiday quickly turns into a nightmare when Eric’s daughter, Beth, goes missing. When Kelsey finds a mysterious note from Beth, she doesn’t know whom to believe. Also terrifying is the number of suspicious drownings and the creepy fisherman . . . at least she has the lifeguards around to protect her, right? But what Kelsey doesn’t know is that these lifeguards don’t come to the rescue—they have other plans. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Richie Tankersley Cusick includin...

What If It s Us
Score: 4
From 15 Ratings

What If It s Us


  • Author : Becky Albertalli
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062795243


What If It s Us Book Description :

A New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller! Critically acclaimed and bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in this smart, funny, heartfelt collaboration about two very different boys who can’t decide if the universe is pushing them together—or pulling them apart. ARTHUR is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. BEN thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things. But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in store fo...