TITLE: Finding Audrey
AUTHOR: Sophie Kinsella
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Audrey has social anxiety disorder and is trying to get better with the help of family and her friend, Linus.
GENRE: Contemporary | Young Adult | Mental Health
TITLE: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
AUTHOR: Allison Bechdel
ILLUSTRATOR: Allison Bechdel
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: In the wake of her father’s death and her coming out, Allison discovers her dad was gay which prompts her to journey in trying to understand him better.
GENRE: Coming of Age | Memoir | Graphic Novel | LGBT+ | Non Fiction
NOTE: There’s a couple of graphic sex scenes depicted in this book. This has also been turned into a Broadway musical of the same name.
AUTHOR: Octavia Butler
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Dana is a black woman living in the 1970s happily married to Kevin (who’s white), when she’s suddenly transported to the antebellum south in Maryland.
GENRE: Science Fiction | Historical Fiction | Neo-Slave Narrative
NOTE: Not for younger readers because it had several scenes depicting violence, mention of rape, and frequent use of the N word.
TITLE: Maybe Someday
AUTHOR: Colleen Hoover
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: When Sydney finds out her boyfriend and best friend are backstabbing bitches, she moves out and gets to know her guitar playing neighbor.
GENRE: New Adult | Romance | Contemporary
NOTE: There are two sequels to this story; Maybe Not and Maybe Now. One is a novella and the other is a full length sequel that can be read on Wattpad.
TITLE: The Breathless
AUTHOR: Tara Goedjen
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Mae is coping with her sister’s loss when she finds a mysterious green book and Cage reappears after a year long absence claiming he doesn’t remember Ro’s death (he was her boyfriend)
GENRE: Gothic | Young Adult | Mystery | Supernatural
RATING: DNF (Did Not Finish)
NOTE: I received this book from Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review.