In anticipation of her newest book (coming soon to SPL!) I'm reading the ones I've missed by Sarah Dessen. The author is a master of realistic social dramas with good character development. This one is much darker than her others; it reminds me of The Tenth Circle, by Jodi Picoult. Whether you're a teenager or the parent of one, you'll be caught up in this disturbing young adult romance
A trilogy that is sometimes called [A] Modern Tale of Faerie, the subtitle of volume two. The novel is set on the Jersey Shore and Black calls it "suburban fantasy, as opposed to urban fantasy". Tithe was one of five finalists for the annual Mythopoeic Fantasy Award in children's literature.