For Darkness Shows the Stars--retelling of Persuasion (favorite book of the summer)
Blood Red Road--Saba journeys to find her brother, who was captured. Intense story!
Prized--Gaia escapes from one prison like community to another one of a different kind. (Book 2)
Shatter Me--Juliette's touch kills people..which makes her a wanted weapon.
The Girl of Fire and Thorns--Elisa secretly marries a neighboring lands king....only to be captured and wanted by everyone else.
Grave Mercy--Ismae escapes an arranged marriage and learns that fate has a far different destiny for her.
Realistic (also tear jerkers)--
One and Only Ivan--true story of an Ape who was part of a mall animal show. Amazing TRUE story.
The Sky is Everywhere--Lennie has to cope after her sister dies.
See You at Harry's--tragedy strikes and each member of the family has to work through it.
And while I did read some adult fiction....none of them seem to be on this list:-)
|She read about people she could never be, on adventures she would never have.|