Torch by Cheryl Strayed. A searing and luminous tale of a family's grief after unexpected loss. "Work Hard. Do Good. Be Incredible." Is the advise Teresa Rae Wood has always told her family. After her battle with cancer her family struggles to move on. Read October 2015.
The Best YA Books of 2014. These suggestions contain romance YA books that center around love and all the trials and even danger that comes with it. A great list of contemporary high school love stories with characters your students can relate to. Shamiah http://www.popsugar.com/love/Best-YA-Romance-Books-2014-36140441