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Good book for a 15 year old!?
I'm trying to find a good book to read!.
I'm into books with a lot of drama and complications!. I liked the drama aspect of the Twilight series but don't really want to read any fantasy or sci-fi books!. I also enjoyed My Sister's Keeper but I am not interested in other books by Jodi Picoult!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
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Crank By Ellin Hopkins
Kristina Georgia Snow is the perfect daughter: gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble!. But on a trip to visit her absentee father, she meets a boy who introduces her to crank!. At first she finds it freeing, but soon Kristina's personality disappears inside the drug!. What began as a wild, ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul, and her life!.
Go Ask Alice By Anonymous
A fifteen-year-old drug user chronicles her daily struggle to escape the pull of the drug world
Cut By Patricia McCormick
Fifteen-year-old Callie isn't speaking to anybody, not even to her therapist at Sea Pines, the "residential treatment facility" where her parents and doctor sent her after discovering that she cuts herself!. As her story unfolds, Callie reluctantly become involved with the other "guests" at Sea Pines -- finding her voice and confronting the trauma that triggered her behavior!.
Thirteen Reasons Why By Jay Asher
Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch!. Inside he discovers cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker–his classmate and crush–who committed suicide two weeks earlier!.
On tape, Hannah explains that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life!. Clay is one of them!. If he listens, he'll find out how he made the list!.
Through Hannah and Clay's dual narratives, debut author Jay Asher weaves an intricate and heartrending story of confusion and desperation that will deeply affect teen readers!.
Story of a Girl By Sara Zarr
When she is caught in the backseat of a car with her older brother's best friend - Deanna Lambert's teenage life is changed forever!. Struggling to overcome the lasting repercussions and the stifling role of "school slut," she longs to escape a life defined by her past!.
With subtle grace, complicated wisdom and striking emotion, Story of a Girl reminds us of our human capacity for resilience, epiphany and redemption!.
When It Happens By Susane Colasanti
Sara and Tobey couldn't be more different!. She is focused on getting into her first-choice college; he wants to win Battle of the Bands!. Sara's other goal is to find true love, so when Dave, a popular jock, asks her out, she's thrilled!. But then there's Tobey!. His amazing blue eyes and quirky wit always creep into her thoughts!. It just so happens that one of Tobey's goals is also to make Sara fall in love with him!. Told in alternating points of view, Sara and Tobey's real connection will have everyone rooting for them from the minute they meet!
I hope that helped!. You can find all these books along with thousands of other books at www!.bn!.com or www!.barnsandnoble!.com (same site)Www@QuestionHome@Com
My Sister's Keeper is one of my favorites!! I'm 14 and in my opinion some other good "serious" books are:
-The Face on the Milk Carton, Caroline B!. Cooney: A really good, not really thriller, but that kind of thing!.
-Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes: A classic, really good, story!.
-Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech: I read that in like 6th grade, but still enjoy reading it every so often!. It was my favorite for a long time!.
-Little Woman, Louisa May Alcott: Although it's a really tiring start, it's a very good book!.
-A Mango Shaped Space, Wendy Mass: A easy read, but a good one still!.
-To Kill A Mocking Bird, Harper Lee: You've probably already read it!.!. But it's a excellent read!.
Hope this helps! Happy reading!Www@QuestionHome@Com
Ashes (Book One in the Gray Area Series) by Stefanie Ellis:
Sidney Fox was your average seventeen-year old girl!. She looked like everyone else, dressed like everyone else, harbored hopes and dreams!.!.!.you guessed it, just like everyone else!.
After a long and uneventful winter break, Sidney returned to the stale hallways and cranky teachers to find a new addition: a mysterious new student named Cael, he seemed to immediately fall into the role of the most popular person to ever step foot on campus!. At first, Sidney was repulsed by the gaggle of girls that hung on his every word, that is, until he explained that he has no control over the attraction others have for him, it’s just one thing out of many that he is just as confused about as she is!. Cael knows what he is, but he has no idea how or why!. Their search for answers sends them across the world and forces them to go to extreme measures in order to get those answers!.
City of Dreams (non-vampire related romance) by Stefanie Ellis:
Skyler Ashford is a confused, over-analyzing twenty-five year old!. She escapes a small town and bad relationship, winding up in New York City!. She hopes to start over fresh and become someone new!. Instead, she stumbles across a man!. A man she hasn’t seen since high school, a man who always held her heart!. However, things have changed for him, he’s become a world renowned figure in the world of entertainment!. Skyler wonders how much fame has altered the man she once loved, and she’s determined to find out!.
To read the first chapter and find out more visit: http://www!.StefanieEllis!.net
Note: On the website E-books are also available for $5!.00 and delivered directly to your e-mail inbox!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
I know that you said you aren't into fantasy or sci-fi, but I will give you a few anyway!. Just try and check 'em out!. If you don't like it than cool!.
Thirteen Reasons Why (not fantasy or sci-fi)
The taking of mariasburg (kind of strange, but not a terrible book)
Wicked (I am a christian, and I read this book!. The authors of this book are delving into real beliefs that there is such thing as witches and warlocks, but i don't believe that!. So, that is why I read it!. It is really good, and it's a series!.)
Maximum Ride (sci-fi, but really good)
I always recommend poems and short stories by Edgar Allen Poe!. He is just a very cool and creepy writer, but I don't read much of him!.
That's all I can think of!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
destroying avalon!!!!! has a lot of drama about a girl being bullied because someone online on the school site is writing bad things about her and everyone follows!. she tries to find out who all the people are that are bullying her and her best mate because of an incident !.
its got lots of drama and is pretty mean and sad in some parts!.
good book give it a try!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
I know that these are older classics but I really enjoyed them when I was your age:
All Jane Austen(Emma, Pride and Prejudice, etc)
Phantom (a rewrite of Phantom of the Opera) by Susan Kay
The Secret Gargen
Some newer really good books:
The Charlie Bone seriesWww@QuestionHome@Com
The Maximum Ride books by James Patterson!. About six kids are 98% human and 2% bird!.!.!.!. They can fly and stuff!. REALLY funny and REALLY good, I highly recommend them!.
If you want more go to my book-recommending website!.!.!. http://www!.freewebs!.com/cullenwolf/books!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
forever by judy blume is really good book
You might want to try Evolution, Me, and Other Freaks of Nature!.
I thought it was quite good!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
i been looking for a really good book too, like twilight <3!!!
omg tru reading the book;
prayers for bobby,
i forgot the name of the author!.
and its an awesome book!. so sad/dramaticWww@QuestionHome@Com
Impulse, Glass, and Crank are good books for young adults by Ellen Hopkins
They're full of drama and emotional turbulence!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
I liked 'Letters from the Inside' when I was your age!. It is a modern fiction book about two girls from Australia who become pen-pals, and it gets pretty dramatic and complicated!.
I love both of those books!
Try The Host, by Stephenie Meyer!.
Or anything by Meg Cabot, especially the Mediator series, and Pants On Fire!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
pretty much anything by Ellen Hopkins!.
i suggest Crank, Glass, Impulse, and Burned!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
memoirs of a teenage amnesiac
angus thongs and full frontal kissing (they get better with every book)Www@QuestionHome@Com
Harry Potter !. Mein Kampf was ok!. Shakespeare and other Playwrights!. O!. Henry!. ooh and the maxim ride series its is seriously good!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
You could try the host by the twilight author its not as sci fi as you would thinkWww@QuestionHome@Com
Pride & Prejudice & Home ComingWww@QuestionHome@Com
Twilight! thats like the big thing rite now!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
take the bait!. its a good mystery novel!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
kite runner, life of pi, 7 people you meet in heaven by mitch albumWww@QuestionHome@Com
try!.!.!.gossip girl its very dramaticWww@QuestionHome@Com
Bill O'Reilys dont be a pin-head for kidsWww@QuestionHome@Com
two and a half menWww@QuestionHome@Com
two and a half menWww@QuestionHome@Com
come on your 15 dont be reading go out and have some fun with your friendsWww@QuestionHome@Com