Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens
Alexi Littrell didn't have the best summer, in fact she would like to completely forget summer and never ever talk about what happened to her. Instead of doing what she should and talking to someone she hides herself in her closet and scratches the back of her neck, trying to make her outside hurt more then her inside. But when Bodee, her silent and awkward neighbor comes to live with them, Alexi discovers he might be just what she needs for support. Will Brody be the one who finally convinces her she needs to tell the truth?
We Were Liars by e. Lockhart
Cadence (Cady) Sinclair Eastman's story starts out during her 15th summer, the summer she suffers a head injury on the private island that her Granddad owns off Cape Cod. Cady has vacationed on Beechwood every summer with her mother, two aunts, and her two cousins. The Liars as she refers to the are Mirren Johnny, and Gat Patil, (Gat is the nephew of Aunt Carrie’s longtime boyfriend). The book then shifts into two summers later, with Cady trying to figure out what has happened before her head injury, she is trying to get back the memories she lost after the accident while suffering from terrible headaches and a brain that feels torn apart. Her family is no help either because no one will share any details of that summer 15th summer with her. Cady is determined to find out why that summer is such a secret, but will the truth be more then she can handle?
The Heiresses by Sara Shepard
Everyone knows the Saybrooks maybe from reading about them in people magazine or from seeing their families name engraved on the side of the buildings along 5th Ave. They are the heirs to the famous jewelry collection, but along with fame comes a price, a decade old family curse.
When thirty-four-year-old Poppy, the do-it-all Saybrook jumps from the window of her office no one can believe. Poppy had it all a great job a great husband and kids. Worse yet after her death her cousins receive a menacing threat, “one heiress down, four to go.” Was it really suicide or murder and who will be next, Corinne, Rowan, Aster or Natasha?
This story revolves around three characters: Alexis, Nick and Ruby. Alexis spends most of her life covering up her mom’s metal illness, Nick pretends to be brave in order to hide his fear of not being good enough and Ruby who just wants to be her strange self in a world where no one understands her. The three of them become forge a friendship while being part of the Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team. They are out on an assignment to find a missing man when instead they come across a dead body of a young girl. The three of them decide to team up to find the girls killer before the killer strikes again.
How it Went Down by Kekla MagoonT
Tariq Johnson, a 16 year old Black boy, dies from two gunshot wounds. The shooter, Jack Franklin, is a white man. This causes total disarray in Tarig's community. What really happened? No two stories are the same. Traiq’s family and friends are trying to make sense of what happened. They want the truth to be told, the truth of how it really went down.