Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling by Lucy Frank
In this novel in verse, two very different girls bond while hospitalized for Crohn's disease.
Tune: Vanishing Point by Derek Kirk Kim
Andy's life is going nowhere, fast. He left art school with his career all worked out ahead of time, but ...to say it didn't work out is the understatement of the century. Unemployed and living with his overbearing parents, Andy struggles to keep sight of the lofty goals that once drove him. But it's hard, even when he reconnects with his old art school crush, Yumi. Things look better, briefly, with Yumi back in the picture and an actual job offer on the table. But then Andy takes the job offer--to work at a zoo--and finds himself in an alternate dimension. The zoo? Is run by aliens. The exhibit? Is him.
A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman
Veda, a classical dance prodigy in India, lives and breathes dance; so when an accident leaves her a below-knee amputee, her dreams are shattered. For a girl who's grown used to receiving applause for her dance prowess and flexibility, adjusting to a prosthetic leg is painful and humbling. But Veda refuses to let her disability rob her of her dreams, and she starts all over again, taking beginner classes with the youngest dancers. Then Veda meets Govinda, a young man who approaches dance as a spiritual pursuit. As their relationship deepens, Veda reconnects with the world around her, and begins to discover who she is and what dance truly means to her.
Natural Beauty: Homemade Recipes for Radiant Skin & Hair by Elizabeth Tenhouten
Combining a wealth of tips and 75 recipes for all-natural beauty aids, using nothing but pure ingredients direct from Mother Nature, with a philosophical approach to beauty as the foremost purpose of human existence, Natural Beauty inspires readers to pursue a natural, healthful approach to caring for their mind, body and soul.
Idols by Margaret Stohl
In the near future, four teenagers discover that their emotions have been weaponized and that they have been genetically bred to end the alien occupation of Earth.