Life in the Sheen offers a glossy, pristine existence, as long as you take your meds, get married at 16, and don't ask questions. Clara simply can't. Her pills end up in the trash more often than not. No one knows her secret, not even Tate, the fiancé she adores and cannot bear to lose.
"Finding Your True Self In the Shadow World!"
She knits, cans jam, and lives in the city. He's an Amish college student, breaking the rules. They're so right, it's wrong. Marigold, a recent high school graduate with a shady past, is looking to redefine herself. She doesn't know what she wants exactly, but college isn't it. When she meets Abel, an Amish guy on rumspringa, his "running around" time, she doesn't plan on falling for someone wearing a straw hat and suspenders. But she can't help it, Abel is the breath of fresh air she's been waiting for.
"I loved everything about this story!"
I wanted best friends forever and calls from a boyfriend, but my phone only rings when some guy can't get what he wants from his girlfriend. And knows he can get it from me. I am my mother's daughter. It wasn't always like this. At first it was just one guy, but when someone new drove me home, whistling and saying, "Damn, girl, you're hot," I knew what I was becoming, what I was doing. I was going to let anyone have me until someone wanted me for more. But then I found out I was pregnant. And I hoped everything would change. Hope. The word carries so much. Because what if it doesn't work out or show up and come through? But what if it does?
"Terrific and very real"
Lucy longs for freedom, far from the hazmat-suited/latex-gloved existence she knows. When supplies cease to exist, 16-year-old Lucy and her mom leave on a mission to find The Light. The Light is led by the Nobleman; born their prophet, he's always carried that weight alone. Until he discovers Lucy's secret ability to hold light in her hand.
"Great beginning to an interesting Triology"
Sophie has always preferred champagne and bonbons to village life. When her dearest friend Henri proposes and insists that life as a baker's wife will be enough, she admits her desire for more. Looking for an adventure, she stumbles upon a fortune teller who predicts her death and reveals the truth about her origins. Desperate for answers, Sophie flees the village.
"A really good and fun fantasy book"
Even paddle boards, bonfires, and bikinis won't help Penny escape her reoccurring nightmare. When Penny meets Delsin everything changes. Each morning she comes to meet him, handing over pieces of her heart. But when Penny is confronted with her worst nightmare, Delsin asks for a sacrifice she didn't see coming.
Keeping her brother, Benji, warm, fed, and away from their father is Louisa's only goal in life. When the state steps in and places them in separate foster homes, her world falls apart. Louisa, in crisis, discovers slam poetry. The spoken word performances reveal people sharing pieces of themselves on stage for the world to hear. The transparency she sees frightens her but also holds the key to her future...if she's brave enough to give her story a voice.
"Heartbreaking Yet Hopeful, Brilliantly Read"
My life is spinning out of control faster than I can say sorry for all the things I've done since this whole planetary shift began. Like apologize for the fact I made out with my soon-to-be stepbrother. And his stepbrother. And that I'm crushing on the one guy I swore I'd never be into...while keeping it all from my BFF.