Stronger Than You Know by Jolene Perry
After fifteen years of horrific abuse and neglect by her mother and her mother’s boyfriends, Joy struggles to understand and accept a normal life with relatives, at school, and with a boyfriend.
Trail By Fire by Josephine Angelini
In her hometown of Salem Lily Proctor endures not only life-threatening allergies but humiliation at her first high school party with her best friend and longtime crush, Tristan. But in a different Salem — one overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles, she is Lillian, the strongest and cruelest Crucible … Lily’s other self in an alternate universe that Lily suddenly finds herself where she is torn between responsibilities she can’t hope to shoulder alone and a love she never expected.
The Opposite of Love by Sarah Lynn Scheerger
Fifteen-year-old Rose and seventeen-year-old Chase find a common bond in their troubled relationships with their parents, but as Chase’s family life improves, Rose’s becomes worse, pulling the couple apart.
Girl Defective by Simmone Howell
Friendship, love, and a mystery fill the life-changing summer of fifteen-year-old Sky, who lives with her unconventional family in a run-down record store in St. Kilda, a seaside suburb of Melbourne, Australia.