Young Adult - Social Issues

Another Girl Calls My Dad Daddy

By Emma L. Price

Another Girl Calls My Dad Daddy is a young adult coming of age novel written by Emma L. Price. Twelve-year-old Portia was beyond excited at the prospect of meeting her big sister. They had been speaking on the phone for a year now, ever since...

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Asylum

By Sherry Logsdon

The story of Asylum by Sherry Logsdon begins in the year 1896, when Isobel McFadden boards the S.S. Farnassia after her father decides to send her away - all the way to America. Isobel does not know her final destination, nor what kind of job...

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Aging Out

By L. Lee Shaw

Aging Out is a coming of age novel for young and new adults written by L. Lee Shaw. Soosie, Adam and Myron would be “aging out” of Pitison House within six months, an event that would occur on their eighteenth birthdays. Before that was going...

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A Guide to Modern Manhood

Quirky Quotes from a Sarcastic Dad
By Eli Auerbach

Eli Auerbach wanted to teach his son valuable life advice, just like any other father should. However, his curious son would be too inquisitive about where he obtained his knowledge. So Auerbach, in a moment of brilliance, came up with a unique concept - a...

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AnnaPolis Summers

I Survived Bullying!
By Linda Heavner Gerald

What do you name a daughter whose family name is Polis? Well, Anna, of course. Then she becomes AnnaPolis. It might be cute, but children bear the burden of the name they’re given at birth. And, when the name comes attached to a position of...

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A Christmas Kerril

A sweet romance young adult retelling of the Dickens Classic.
By Denise Jaden

Kerril hates Christmas. The lights, the decorations, the presents. There is very little about the season that Kerril finds pleasing. After her father left them (at Christmas), Kerril and her mother made a pact to disregard anything associated with Christmas. So, when Kerril is steamrolled...

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An Unexpected Role

By Leslea Wahl

An Unexpected Role is a YA story by Leslea Wahl about a sixteen-year-old named Josie. After her mother’s book comes out, Josie is teased incessantly by the entire high school about the antics in the book because they believe the stories are about her. Who...

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A King is Coming

By Paul Wilbur, Patrick McGuffin

A King is Coming opens with the question: Why should political correctness undermine our attitudes to family, gender, marriage and protection for the unborn? Paul Wilbur and Patrick McGuffin go on to tackle the wider political issues of terrorism. The tragedy of 9/11 was motivated...

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Always Here

By S.L. Mauldin

Always Here is a young adult/new adult coming of age novel written by S.L. Mauldin. They were best friends, and always had been, ever since Miranda and Christian first met in grade school. The two had always sworn that they’d eternally be together and that...

After All

By Alan Johnson

After All by Alan Johnson is a beautiful coming-of-age story, set against the backdrop of the turbulent years of the ‘60s in Lincoln, Tennessee. Cubby James has two years left to complete college and it already feels like it will take an eternity, and he...