On the day she first kisses a girl, Cameron Post's parents die in a car accident. She retreats into movies, shoplifts, smokes, and routinely breaks into her small town's abandoned hospital. She keeps kissing girls. Eventually, someone's bound to catch on. The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a captivating coming-of-age story of a queer girl growing up in rural Montana. Seriously well written and engaging, this is a book that will stay... (read more)Recommended by David R.
This book will break you apart and put you back together.Recommended by David R.
The Drowning Girl is a work of fiction, but as our narrator, Imp, reminds us, that doesn't mean it's not true. A study in necessary works of fiction — you know, those stories you need to read, or to write. The stories that save you, or that damn you ("ghost stories," Imp calls them). The Drowning Girl is beautiful, diverse, and heartrending, and it manages to be literary but accessible. Lush with East Coast folklore and... (read more)Recommended by David R.