Chooseday Tuesday: Monica Hesse “Girl in the Blue Coat”

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse, released in 2016 Description:  Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Monica Hesse “Girl in the Blue Coat”

Chooseday Tuesday: Chelsea Pitcher “The S-Word”

The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher, released in 2013 Description: First it was SLUT scribbled all over Lizzie Hart’s locker. But one week after Lizzie kills herself, SUICIDE SLUT replaces it—in Lizzie's looping scrawl. Lizzie’s reputation is destroyed when she's caught in bed with her best friend’s boyfriend on prom night. With the whole school turned … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Chelsea Pitcher “The S-Word”

Chooseday Tuesday: Paul Rudnick “Gorgeous”

Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick, released in 2013 Description: When eighteen-year-old Becky Randle’s mother dies, she’s summoned from her Missouri trailer park to meet Tom Kelly, the world’s top designer. He makes her an impossible offer: He’ll create three dresses to transform Becky from a nothing special girl into the most beautiful woman who ever lived. … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Paul Rudnick “Gorgeous”