We Regret to Inform You

Mischa Abramavicius is a high school senior at an expensive private school where the kids are momentarily expecting admission letters from the hifalutin schools of their (and their parents’) choice.  Mischa is the child of a single mom who works… Read More ›

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  • Questions I Want to Ask You

    In this book Patrick (“Pack”) is a high school senior about to graduate.  His mother left when he was small and he doesn’t remember her at all.  His dad, a cop, raised him, and they get along well.  In younger… Read More ›

  • Down and Across

    Soon-to-be high school senior Saaket “Scott” Ferdowsi has a problem: he has no passion for anything that gives him direction in life.  He easily loses interest in activities, then drops them, and moves on to something else.  Or not.  His… Read More ›

  • Love & Luck

    Addie is in Ireland with her mom and three brothers attending an aunt’s wedding.  She is smarting from a nasty break-up in which her boyfriend shared around a topless photo she sent him.  The wedding festivities end, most of the… Read More ›

  • I’m Not Missing

    Two high school seniors in Las Cruces NM have been tight friends for years.  Both have mothers who ran off–one to join a religious cult, the other to fall into a lowlife of alcoholism and its attendant issues.  The former… Read More ›

  • Like Never and Always

    Sixteen-year-old Olivia (Liv) and seventeen-year-old Morgan are best friends driving home in a convertible late at night with their boyfriends, brothers Nathan and Clay.  Neither of the girls is wearing a seat belt (since they’re only driving five miles after… Read More ›

  • Hull Metal Girls

    In this book humanity has been condensed onto a fleet of starships scouting for a habitable planet on which to re-establish itself.  For 300 years its governing body has been searching.  To help keep order–in particular against a rebellious group… Read More ›

  • Nine

    NINE sets the story with this opener: “In the summer of 1808, in a world parallel to our own, the sun flared, the sky turned orange, and the clouds gathered.  It rained torrentially for months straight.  After this “summer of… Read More ›

  • The Door to the Lost

    In time past the wizardly people of Vora established a portal into the normal town of Talhaven. They supplied “animus” (magic) to make life more comfortable for the Talhaven folks and in return received goods and resources Vora lacked. Things… Read More ›

  • My Plain Jane

    The publisher’s comment on the back flyleaf of this book says the three authors ((Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows) have as their goal to “fix history by rewriting one sad story at a time.”  The book’s dedication partly reads… Read More ›