“Bruised” Sarah Skilton

Bruised by Sarah Skilton, published in 2013 Description: Imogen has always believed that her black belt in Tae Kwon Do made her stronger than everyone else--more responsible, more capable. But when she witnesses a holdup in a diner, she freezes. The gunman is shot and killed by the police. And it's all her fault. Now she's got … Continue reading “Bruised” Sarah Skilton

Chooseday Tuesday: Carl Hiaasen “Chomp”

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen, released in 2012 Description: Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he's grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and more in his backyard. The critters he can handle.  His father is the unpredictable one.  When his dad takes a job … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Carl Hiaasen “Chomp”

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”