The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

At just sixteen-years-old, Starr Carter witnesses the shooting of her friend at the hands of a police officer. Khalil, Starr’s friend, was unarmed, and his death makes national headlines. As Starr lives in a poor neighbourhood and attends a fancy suburban prep school, she hears two different opinions of what people have about him. Some are calling him a thug, while people in his neighbourhood know what he really was. Starr must decide whether she should stay quiet or speak up and give Khalil the justice he deserves.… Read More The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Breakdown by B. A. Paris

The Breakdown is about a woman named Cass who struggles to live with herself after seeing something important. One night she saw a stationery car in the woods with the woman inside who would later be murdered. The crime causes her to feel guilt about what she could have prevented. Since the incident, she has been forgetting things, such as why she ordered a pram when she doesn’t have a baby. She has also been receiving silents calls and feels like something is watching her.… Read More The Breakdown by B. A. Paris