Tag Archives: Coming of Age

The Fight by Luke Wordley

About the book: Sam Pennington’s life has fallen apart. His father is dead. His mum’s started drinking. And now they’ve been dumped in a dismal public-housing complex in East London. Sam’s anger at his circumstances puts him on the brink … Continue reading

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Get Your Teenager Talking by Jonathan McKee

Anyone who has spent any time at all with teenagers knows they have a knack for one-word responses to any question.  How are we supposed to communicate with the teenagers in our lives?  Jonathan McKee offers 180 creative discussion starters … Continue reading

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Firstborn by Lorie Ann Grover

Tiadone faced danger early in her life.  When she was born, her father had to decide whether to allow the priest to take her to the wilderness to die, or to declare her a male.  Unable to face losing his … Continue reading

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All For a Song by Allison Pittman

This is the third book of Pittman’s that I’ve read and I have to say it is my favorite!  Although I usually don’t like books that go back and forth in time, this one didn’t bother me because the flashbacks … Continue reading

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