‘Sweet, sour and extremely spicy.’ Summary Chloe Brown is a chronically ill computer geek with a goal, a plan, and a list. After almost—but not quite—dying, she’s come up with seven directives to help her “Get a Life”, and she’s…
In this story, we follow Cadence Sinclair Eastman, one of the children of the Sinclair family. Cadence has been through tuff times, but can always enjoy the summer vacations on the private island of the Sinclairs. Together with her cousin Mirren, nephew Johnny and his half-brother Gat, Cadence forms ‘the Liars’. During their fifteenth summer, Cadence and Gat fall in love. Then something happens, which causes there to be a gap in the story. Throughout her summer, memories emerge, along with family secrets and lots of lies.
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life is about the 17-year-old boy Salvador, ‘Sal’ or ‘Sally’ to his friends. His mother died when he was only three years old, after which he was adopted by Vincent who used to be friends with his mother. At one point, Salvador notices that his personality is changing. He gets angry very quickly and beats up his classmates. Salvador wonders why this is happening and he thinks more and more about his two fathers and his life. What aspects of his life have been influenced by his adoptive father and what with his biological father?
After the untimely death of her sister Clara, Leena has dedicated her whole life to her job. For over a year now, Leena has not had a single day off, afraid of the thoughts and memories that would undoubtedly circle back to her to haunt her. But as everyone expected, Leena slowly starts to suffer from this decision. After messing up an important task, her boss forbids Leena to re-enter her workspace for two whole months. Not wanting to go to her mom, Leena ends up with her grandma Eileen in rural Yorkshire. Both stuck in their current situation …
The lives of June, Bette and Gigi revolve around their training at a ballet school in Manhattan, where only the very best dancers are admitted. In their last year of the school, the girls compete for a place in the biggest ballet company in New York. The stakes are very high and the girls have a lot to lose. June, Bette and Gigi will have to make difficult choices. This year the bar is set higher than ever, especially between the girls and their unsolved problems. A lot of nasty pranks are being played which can cause the downfall of the girls and their school.
This book is about Justyce, a boy with coloured skin who goes to an elite high school with a lot of white people. As an experiment, Justyce decides to write letters to Martin Luther King. One day, Justyce is unfairly arrested and realizes that people around him don’t see Justyce as a decent boy with good grades, all because of his skin colour. Justyce notices that he is constantly surrounded with racism and decides that he’s not gonna let it slide.
n this book, we follow the three friends Tessa, Sara & Kati. Everyone has their own problems to deal with, although Tess’s problems are the most serious. When the three friends come back to school after the summer holidays, the so-called ‘slut song’ circulates. This song is written about Tess, who had a great summer with Lars. Suddenly everyone at school has an opinion about Tess and she is called a ‘slut’.
Our main character Frank Li calls himself a Limbo, his term for all the Korean-American kids who feel trapped between their parents’ traditional expectations and their Southern California environment. This internal conflict can be found in this one rule Frank’s parents have made up: date a Korean. Which proves to be impossible when Frank Li falls for Brit Means, his beautiful and smart and white classmate. Fortunately, Joy Song – a fellow Limbo – struggles with the same, and the two of them come up with the perfect plan to cover their interracial romances.