Today I’m sharing my top books coming out in the first half of 2020!
- Just Breathe by Cammie McGoverm: David is the popular president of his senior class, battling cystic fibrosis.Jamie is a quiet sophomore, struggling with depression.The pair soon realizes that they’re able to be more themselves with each other than they can be with anyone else, and their unlikely friendship starts to turn into something so much more. But neither Jamie nor David can bring themselves to reveal the secrets that weigh most heavily on their hearts–and their time for honesty may be running out.
- Three things i know are true by Betty Culley : Life changes forever for Liv when her older brother, Jonah, accidentally shoots himself with his best friend Clay’s father’s gun. Now Jonah needs round-the-clock care just to stay alive, and Liv feels like she’s the only person who can see that her brother is still there inside his broken body. With Liv’s mom suing Clay’s family, there are divisions in the community that Liv knows she’s not supposed to cross. But Clay is her friend, too, and she refuses to turn away from him—just like she refuses to give up on Jonah.
- Tweet Cute by Emma Lord: Pepper’s family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming — mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely managing to juggle real life while secretly running Big League Burger’s massive Twitter account. Jack, class clown and constant thorn in Pepper’s side works in his family’s deli. His relationship with the business might be love/hate, but when Big League Burger steals his grandma’s iconic grilled cheese recipe, he’ll do whatever it takes to take them down. Pepper and Jack’s spat turns into a viral Twitter war. Little do they know, while they’re publicly having retweet battles, they’re also falling for each other in real life — on an anonymous chat app Jack built.
- Wilder Girls by Rory Power: Eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put in quarantine. The Tox turned the students strange and savage, the teachers died off one by one. Cut off from the mainland, the girls don’t dare wander past the school’s fence.They wait for the cure as the Tox takes. But when Byatt goes missing, Hetty will do anything to find her best friend, even if it means breaking quarantine. As she digs deeper, she learns disturbing truths about her school and what else is living on Raxter Island. And that the cure might not be a cure at all . . .
- The Sky is mine by Amy Beashel : Izzy feels invisible. Trapped under the weight of expectation and censored by shame.Her mum Steph and best friend Grace have always been there to save her. But with one under the control of her stepfather and the other caught in the throes of new love, Izzy is falling between the cracks.As threats to her safety grow, Izzy wants to scream. But first she must find her voice. And if the sky is the limit, then the sky is hers.
- WINK by Rob Harrell : Ross wants to be a normal seventh grader. He doesn’t want to lose his hair, or wear a weird hat, or deal with the disappearing friends who don’t know what to say to “the cancer kid.” But with his recent diagnosis of a rare eye cancer, blending in is off the table.It is Based on Rob Harrell’s real life experience, and is packed with comic panels.
- Harley in the sky by Akemi Dawn Bowman: Harley has dreamed of becoming a trapeze artist for as long as she can remember. With parents who run a famous circus in Las Vegas, she spends almost every night in the big top watching their lead aerialist perform, wishing she would be up there herself one day. After a huge fight with her parents Harley leaves home and joins the rival traveling circus . There, she is thrust into a world that is both brutal and beautiful,
- Chelsea high by Jenny Oliver: Norah’s upbringing has been unconventional: she’s grown up on a houseboat spending her days fishing, cherry picking and helping her mum out at her vintage market stall. As well as laughing at her chaotic dad. But when her dad’s latest get-rich plan ends up getting him arrested, everything changes when Grandparents (incredibly rich ones) that Norah never knew had existed enrol her at exclusive Chelsea High. Luckily there is also handsome Ezra who is cast opposite her in the school play. But is he enough to persuade Norah that she belongs?
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