Mine are both library picks this week. Since school started, I returned the 20 I checked out over the summer (teachers don't have a due date!) and picked out two more. Both with similar covers:
A Map of the Known World was recommended to me. I'm on page 55. Cara's brother Nate died in a car crash before his senior year of high school. Her life has completely changed. Now she's entering hs as a freshman and everyone treats her like the girl with the dead brother. She draws maps to escape reality. Damian, Nate's friend who was in the car crash but walked away unharmed, suddenly takes an interest in her. I'm interested to see how Cara and Damian connect. They're in the same advanced art class.
I haven't started But I Love Him yet, but ever since I read Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler, I've been fascinated with sea glass. It would be really cool to find a piece. This is about a girl who loses herself in a controlling and abusive relationship. I've known girls like this and always wonder how they get in so deep they can't escape.
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