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{If I Stay: Gayle Forman}

{Synopsis} – In the blink of an eye everything changes. Seventeen ­year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall what happened afterwards, watching her own damaged body being taken from the wreck. Little by little she struggles to put together the pieces- to figure out what she has lost, what sheContinue Reading

{The Fault in Our Stars: John Green}

{Synopsis} –Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten. {My Thoughts} – This bookContinue Reading

{Heaven is for Real: Todd Burpo}

{Synopsis} –“A beautifully written glimpse into heaven that will encourage those who doubt and thrill those who believe.” –Ron Hall, coauthor of “Same Kind of Different as Me” “Do you remember the hospital, Colton?” Sonja said. “Yes, mommy, I remember,” he said. “That's where the angels sang to me.” When Colton Burpo made it throughContinue Reading

{Allegiant: Veronica Roth}

{Synopsis} –The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered—fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, freeContinue Reading

{Insurgent: Veronica Roth}

{Synopsis} –One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love. Tris's initiation day should haveContinue Reading

{Divergent: Veronica Roth}

{Synopsis} –In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devoteContinue Reading

{Fahrenheit 451: Ray Bradbury}

{Synopsis} –A beautiful clothbound edition of the internationally acclaimed Fahrenheit 451 – a masterwork of twentieth-century literature. The terrifyingly prophetic novel of a post-literate future. Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is unhappy; there is discordContinue Reading