YA Grab Bag: Moody Fiction

If reading moody or dramatic stories feelcathartic to you, look no further. If you’ve read or watched Little Fires EverywhereThe Hate U Give or Perks of Being a Wallflower, even better. Here, you’ll find books confronting microaggressions and overt racism, sudden death and griefidentity development and more.  

If I Was Your Girl

Amanda Hardy only wants to fit in at her new school, but she is keeping a big secret, so when she falls for Grant, guarded Amanda finds herself yearning to share with him everything about herself, including her previous life as Andrew. You can also check out this title as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby or as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

More Happy Than Not

After enduring his father’s suicide, his own suicide attempt, broken friendships and more in the Bronx projects, Aaron Soto, sixteen, is already considering the Leteo Institute’s memory-alteration procedure when his new friendship with Thomas turns to unrequited love. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.