Going Bovine/ Libba Bray A retelling of Don Quixote. "Cameron Smith, a disaffected sixteen-year-old diagnosed with mad cow disease, sets off on a road trip with a death-obsessed, video-gaming dwarf he meets in the hospital in an attempt to find a cure.
Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in even when a rash of murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, into the thick of the investigation.
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. Returning champion Sean Kendrick competes against Puck Connolly, the first girl ever to ride in the annual Scorpio Races, both trying to get their dangerous water horses to the finish line. Recommended by Andrea
WILD - Cheryl Strayed- memoir of a woman who solo-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in her twenties after years of personal turmoil. Really good book about determination and finding strength inside yourself.