Born Confused – Tanuja Desai Hidier – audiobook

Born Confused, is the first South Asian American young adult contemporary novel. Published in 2002, it tells the story of a young girl who resists her family’s traditions and must decide who she wants to be.

The Slow Moon – Elizabeth Cox – audiobook

As growing suspicions divide the town, a closer look reveals that everyone has something to hide. A compelling and passionate page-turner, The Slow Moon waxes full with suspense, a haunting story of innocence lost, lives betrayed, and the courage required to face the truth.

 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens – audiobook

* There is always time to read a classic!*

Great Expectations follows the childhood and young adult years of Pip a blacksmith’s apprentice in a country village. He suddenly comes into a large fortune (his great expectations) from a mysterious benefactor and moves to London where he enters high society.

Leverage – Joshua C. Cohen – audiobook 

LEVERAGE is a thoughtful, suspenseful, and intense story of athletic rivalry and bullying run amok. The author, Joshua C. Cohen, does a fine job of presenting the story from two different perspectives and describing the physical realities of high-pressure football and gymnastics.

Hurt Go Happy – Ginny Rorby – audiobook

In Hurt Go Happy thirteen-year-old Joey Willis is used to being left out of conversations. Though she’s been deaf since the age of six, Joey’s mother has never allowed her to learn sign language. … Her new friends use sign language to communicate, and Joey secretly begins to learn to sign.