During her daily London commute, an embittered divorcée makes up imaginary lives for a happy couple she sees regularly at a train stop. But when she witnesses something shocking, she soon becomes embroiled in an investigation.
After the death of his little brother, 14-year-old Kevin spends a transformative summer with his grandfather in Kentucky, where the advent of mountaintop-removal coal mining is pushing the small town to drastic measures.
A granddaughter recounts the turbulent events that led to her grandparents' 50-year estrangement after World War II. Her memoir chronicles their escape from the Nazis, the Nuremberg Trials, and their doomed marriage.
The lives of two survivors intersect in this literary novel: Alice, a Texan businesswoman, struggling to become a mother after cancer, and 13-year-old Carla, who begins a perilous journey from Honduras to the American border.
Odd couple Theodore and Violet meet on the ledge of the school bell tower. Both consider jumping, but instead they help each other down. This raw novel for teens tackles the headiness of first love and the darkness of depression.