Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Five top books about high school outsiders

Rachel Paxton-Gillilan is a freelance writer and semi-professional nerd.

At the B & N Teen Blog she tagged five "outsider stories to remind you it’s okay to not fit in with the in crowd," including:
Life by Committee, by Corey Ann Haydu

Tabitha is an outsider who used to be an insider. So not only does she have to deal with classmates who can be way too cruel, she also has to face the loss of her former best friends, who now treat her like that girl. An insider perspective of what it means to get that label and how it affects the choices you make, this story will give you all the feels, as Tab figures out how to take control of her own life for a change—with a dangerous pit stop in an online community that runs on real-life dares.
Read about another entry on the list.

Life by Committee is among Jenny Kawecki's top five YA books that will make you swear off social media forever and Dahlia Adler's five best moms in YA novels.

--Marshal Zeringue