If you’ve ever lived in the rural south, this book will ring true. Not the moonshine part so much as the boredom and ridiculous rituals teens create to relieve boredom and that suspicion that you might just never get out of there. 290 more words
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I couldn’t help but think The Dead I Know was like a particularly satisfying episode of Six Feet Under — one that takes you through a range of emotions but deposits you, whole and hopeful, by the end. 306 more words
Think L.A. Confidential for the YA crowd, but don’t dismiss it because it is YA. Smart, dangerous and seedy, this mystery won’t let you go until the last page. 231 more words
Biggie is a five star read for anyone who ever chose the internet over a party. Or liked a girl who shoplifted. Or thought they might die in P.E. class. Okay, most people reading this headline will like this book.
It isn’t very often that I give a five stars to a book, but Biggie by Derek E. Sullivan is one that definitely deserved the elusive high rating. 334 more words