Under the banner of heaven, Jon Krakauer. The amazing part of Krakauer’s nonfiction novel is that while it’s incredibly comprehensive — encompassing the early foundation of the Mormon church to the present-day scandals — it’s also a complete page-turner. This book will make you question your own faith as it examines the faith of a relatively new religion
Leonard Peacock wakes up the morning of his 18th birthday with plans to kill his former best friend, then himself. Though he's introduced with homicidal and suicidal plans, Leonard quickly proves to be on of the most sympathetic and heartbreaking characters in YA literature this year.