Nolan, Han. Pregnant Pause. Boston: Graphia/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. Print. After a rebel teen pays the price for being reckless she has to live with the fact that she is pregnant and the father isn't ready for what's coming. This was one of the first books I read this year and I love how it doesn't have a happy ending.
Donoghue, Emma. Room: A Novel. London: Picador, 2015. Print. 5-year-old Jack his lived in "room" his whole life while his mom has been there for 7 years. She was kidnapped and raped by "old nick" and was forced to live with his son. After they escape they have to face life from a new view point.I picked this book because it's so crazy and sad you won't be able to put it down
Cohn, Rachel, and David Levithan. Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist. New York: Ember, 2014. Print. Norah is out with her friend when meeting Nick, a heartbroken guitar player in a band with his gay best friends. He and Norah meet and don't click. Throughout that changes in this book written from both of their POVs. I picked this book because I love how corky it is.
Vizzini, Ned. It's Kind of a Funny Story. New York: Hyperion, 2015. Print. 16-year-old Craig is struggling with the stress of school friends and family. He ends up in the hospital and meets individuals just like him. I put this on here because at the time of reading this I was going through some mental health issues and this helped me realize I wasn't alone.
Derf. My Friend Dahmer a Graphic Novel. New York, NY: Abrams ComicArts, 2012. Print. My friend Dahmer was so interesting. I could not put it down, it was a fast book and took about a day to read. This book is about the famous serial killer Jeffery Dahmer in his high school years. It was written by one of his former friends.