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The End of Everything

By Megan Abbott
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Rated by Cheryl M.
Feb 29, 2016

The End of Everything by Megan Abbott is a haunting coming-of-age story, ripe with teenage angst and suburban mystery. Set in the 1980s, the novel is about two thirteen-year-old girls who are best friends and in their last month of their last year of middle school. It is a time before internet, cell phones, and instant digital recording of every moment of life. One of the girls, Evie Verver, goes missing one afternoon, and the other, Lizzie Hood, tells the story of what it is like to be caught up in the drama: the waiting, the suspicion, the false rumors, and, ultimately, the secrets uncovered

Poser by Sue Wyshynski

Rated by Library Staff (not verified)
Nov 1, 2010

poser.GIFSue Wyshynski’s debut novel Poser is a light hearted and funny page turner. Tallulah is a sophomore who has recently moved from Florida to California. She is eager to fit in at her new school and find new super cool friends. Little does she know that by dressing up like a surfer and lying about her superior surfing skills to Jenna, the most popular girl in school, will bring her huge embarrassment in front of Jenna and her hot older brother Corey. Thanks to her humiliation, Tallulah gains a title of the “Poser” and harassment from her fellow students, especially from Jenna’s best friends. It

The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott

Rated by Library Staff (not verified)
May 27, 2010

The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth ScottThis is probably the fastest I've ever read a book. It only took one day (give or take) to read The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott. I adored it.

Sarah and Brianna have been BFFs since kindergarten. They've grown up together with Brianna seemingly leading the way.

Sarah's home life was pretty steady as her mom was a great chef and always entering cook-offs and her dad was a retired lawyer. The only time Brianna saw her dad was in the courtroom when her mother would fight him for overdue child support.

Enter Ryan, Brianna's boyfriend and the guy who's had a piece of Sarah's heart since