Violet is in love with River, a mysterious seventeen-year-old stranger renting the guest house behind the rotting seaside mansion where Violet lives, but when eerie, grim events begin to happen, Violet recalls her grandmother's frequent warnings about the devil and wonders if River is evil.
Gadget Girl: The Art of Being Invisible by Suzanne Kamata: Aiko Cassidy, a fourteen-year-old with cerebral palsy, tired of posing for the sculptures that have made her mother famous, dreams of going to Japan to meet her father and become a great manga artist, but takes a life-changing trip to Paris, instead. - Destiny Quest
#staffpicks #teenfiction Conducting a murder investigation isn’t easy, especially when high school journalist Millie Ostermeyer has to deal with a testy French teacher, a strange detective, a very supportive librarian, and all the other things that come with being a senior in high school. Read the staff review at santacruzpl.org/readers/