GENRE: Life Stories. We all know that growing up is hard to do, and sometimes the only thing that makes it better are the reassuring words of someone who has walked that bumpy road just a few steps ahead of you and somehow ended up as a fully-functioning adult. Carrie Hope Fletcher is that person.
Love letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira Laurel falls into an english assignment deeper than she could've imagined. The task: write a letter to someone who is dead. She researches each recipient (Earhart, Cobain, Garland, Phoenix, Morrison, Joplin, Winehouse) and the letters become a way for her to cope with her emotions and to cope too, with what happened to her older sister.
YA Horror. The Brothers Grimm meet Neil Gaiman... in graphic novel version! Read the review at The Book Smugglers: http://thebooksmugglers.com/2014/08/book-review-through-the-woods-by-emily-carroll.html