Tag Archives: contemporary fiction

Questions of Faith and Forgiveness

Rumble by Ellen Hopkins. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2014. Matthew Turner doesn’t believe in anything. Not family – his is falling apart around him in the aftermath of his younger brother’s suicide. Not God, because if there was a beneficent, … Continue reading

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The Lure of the Bright Lights

Will the Real Abi Saunders Please Stand Up? by Sara Hantz. Fort Collins, CO : Entangled Teen, 2014. Most of us, at one time or another, have dreamed of fame and being part of what the glittering world of Hollywood. … Continue reading

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“Truth” and Consequences

The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu. Roaring Book Press, 2014. Everybody knows the truth about Alice. Everyone knows she slept with two guys in one night at Elaine’s party.Everyone knows she’s responsible for the star quarterback’s death. Everybody knows … Continue reading

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