"Love letters to the dead: a novel" by Ava Dellaira. Picked by Grace Dwyer, an Adult Services Librarian. She had this to say about the novel, "This is a great growing up/loner in high school story along the lines of 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower.'"
Two friends who are given a treasure map by a travel agent embark on a quest for the Golden Monkey in the mysterious land of Honolulu, where they meet untold dangers, encounter strange natives, and discover ancient ruins.
Books and Summer go together like piña coladas and little umbrellas, and we're serving up enough hot new reads to fill a suitcase for whatever warm-weather vacation you have on the horizon. Here are 98 books we've included in our monthly book club roundups (plus some additions).
Someone Could Get Hurt: A Memoir of Twenty-First-Century Parenthood by Drew Magary. "An honest and hilarious portrayal of how aggravating it can be to raise a family." - Justin Halpern, author of the bestseller "Sh*t My Dad Says.