House of Salt and Sorrows

The Thaumas sisters live in a manor by the sea with their father and step-mother. There were 12 girls in all, but now only 8 remain. Ever since their mother died, tragedy seems to strike the family every year. People say the family is cursed. And now that another sister has died, Annaleigh, now second-eldest of the girls, begins seeing her dead sisters’ ghosts. She begins to . . .

Flowers in the Attic

The Dollangangers are a beautiful, happy family, just as normal as any other family. There’s Cathy, her older brother Chris, and the two younger twins Carrie and Cory. But when a surprise party for the father has a horrific end, the children, along with their mother, must escape in the night. They wind up hiding in an attic—just for a night or two, says their mother, just . . .

The Sun is Also a Star | book review

Is it possible to fit a lifetime into a day? For Natasha and Daniel, it has to be. Today is Natasha's last day in America. Her family are undocumented immigrants, and after being found out they are being deported that night. Instead of packing all day, she heads into the city to fight for her right to stay. For Daniel, this day could also alter his . . .