Born in Eileen Tumulty is raised by her Irish immigrant parents in Woodside, Queens, in an apartment where the mood swings between heartbreak and hilarity, depending on whether guests are over and how much alcohol has been consumed.
The perfect reading list for any day you want to fall in love with a romantic YA story. We asked our fandom what they recommend to readers looking for realistic, contemporary romances, and these are the thirty most frequently mentioned ones!
Amazing memoir from a Holocaust survivor with a beautiful twist at the end! Gerda Weissman Klein epitomizes the survivor. I heard her speak a few years back and she was just awe-inspiring to listen to. I will have to read this.
"This Is Where I Leave You" by Jonathan Tropper before it comes out as a movie starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey in September. What a fatasntic book. Funny in a dark way and tells a deep story of family and what that means.