YA FIC SHA - After Sophie Winters survives a brutal attack in which her best friend, Mina, is murdered, she sets out to find the killer. At the same time she must prove she is free of her past Oxy addiction and in no way to blame for Mina's death.
books to read if you loved 'Perks of Being A Wallflower' -- < As a parent of teens and pre-teens, I try to occasionally read a book I hear is popular amongst teens like these, even though I often try to read other kinds of reading materials as well.
Mosquitoland by David Arnold ---- When she learns that her mother is sick in Ohio, Mim confronts her demons on a thousand-mile odyssey from Mississippi that redefines her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane.
the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli "Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed"
The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Elizabeth George Speare. Another one I taped back together. (My childhood: bad library, no local bookstores. I bought a few at the school book fair, but mostly read the same books overandoverandover.