Charlie Jane Anders makes her YA debut with Victories Greater than Death. The novel tells the story of a girl destined — but totally unprepared — to be a hero.
Lauren Hough has led an interesting life, and she explores it all in Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Thing — from growing up in (and escaping) the Children of God, to working an eclectic mix of jobs, to realizing her dream of becoming a writer.
Ruthie doesn’t have time for love; she’s practically married to her job at the local retirement center. But when she’s forced to interact with the new owner’s bad-boy son, she begins to wonder if there might be something more to life than work.