Anna K Away by Jenny Lee

Anna K: Away by Jenny Lee

How the mighty have fallen. Anna K, once the golden girl of Greenwich, CT, and New York City, has been brought low by a scandalous sex tape and the tragic death of her first love, Alexia Vronsky. At the beginning of the summer, her father takes her to the other side of the world, to connect with his family in South Korea and hide her away. Is Anna in exile? Or could this be her chance to figure out who she really is? Back in the U.S., Lolly has forgiven Steven for cheating on her, and their relationship feels stronger than ever. But when Lolly meets a boy at her beloved theatre camp, she has to ask herself how well Steven will ever reall… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Sexual harassment
  • Cheating
  • Parental divorce mentioned
  • Substance addiction
  • Drug use
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Overdose discussed
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Gun violence
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The Temperature of Me and You by Brian Zepka  

The Temperature of Me and You by Brian Zepka

Dylan has always wanted a boyfriend, but the suburbs surrounding Philadelphia do not have a lot in the way of options. Then, in walks Jordan, a completely normal (and undeniably cute) boy who also happens to run at a cool 110 degrees Fahrenheit. When the boys start spending time together, Dylan begins feeling all kinds of ways, and when he spikes a fever for two weeks and is suddenly coughing flames, he thinks he might be suffering from something more than just a crush. Jordan forces Dylan to keep his symptoms… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Fatmisia
  • Sexism
  • Homomisia
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Medical experimentation
  • Emesis
  • Death of a parent mentioned
  • Attempted kidnapping
  • Fire
  • Car accident
  • Bullying
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Open Book by Jessica Simpson

Open Book by Jessica Simpson with Kevin Carr O’Leary

Jessica tells of growing up in 1980s Texas where she was sexually abused by the daughter of a family friend, and of unsuccessfully auditioning for the Mickey Mouse Club at age 13 with Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling before going on to sign a record deal with Columbia and marrying 98 Degrees member Nick Lachey. Along the way, she details the struggles in her life, such as the pressure to support her family as a teenager, divorcing Lachey, and enduring what she describes as an emotionally abusive relationship with… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Emotionally abusive relationship & gaslighting
  • Body dysmorphia
  • Cheating mentioned
  • Alcoholism
  • Disordered eating & dieting
  • Fertility issues
  • Pregnancy, labour & childbirth
  • Parent with cancer
  • Death of a cousin in car accident
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The Lying Kind by Alison James

The Lying Kind by Alison James

Six-year-old Lola Jade Harper is taken from her bedroom. Her mother is distraught. She is convinced her estranged husband, Gavin Harper, has abducted their daughter.

Detective Rachel Prince is leading the investigation but is soon out of her depth as she searches for the most high-profile missing child in the country. To uncover the truth about Lola’s disappearance, Rachel must untangle the Harper family’s complicated web of secrets… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Victim blaming
  • Child sexual abuse, implied
  • Cheating
  • Childbirth
  • Murder of a baby
  • Stalking
  • Kidnapping of a child
  • Car accident
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Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie

Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie

According to the courts, Jacko Argyle bludgeoned his mother to death with a poker. The sentence was life imprisonment. But when Dr. Arthur Calgary arrives with the proof that confirms Jacko’s innocence, it is too late—Jacko died behind bars following a bout of pneumonia. Worse still, the doctor’s revelations reopen old wounds in the family, increasing the likelihood that the real murderer will strike again.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism
  • Sexism
  • Suicide
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The Thirteen Problems by Agatha Christie

The Thirteen Problems by Agatha Christie

One Tuesday evening a group gathers at Miss Marple’s house and the conversation turns to unsolved crimes.

The case of the disappearing bloodstains; the thief who committed his crime twice over; the message on the deathbed of a poisoned man which read ‘heap of fish’; the strange case of the invisible will; a spiritualist who warned that ‘Blue Geranium’ meant death… Now pit your wits against the powers of deduction of the ‘Tuesday Night Club’.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism
  • Sexism
  • Fatmisia
  • Infidelity
  • Domestic abuse, implied
  • Suicidal ideation mentioned
  • Suicide
  • Dieting mentioned
  • Death of a husband
  • Death of a granddaughter from pneumonia
  • Death of a son mentioned
  • Murder & attempted murder
  • Knife violence & stabbing
  • Drowning
  • Poisoning
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To Best the Boys by Mary Weber 

To Best the Boys by Mary Weber

Every year for the past fifty-four years, the residents of Pinsbury Port have received a mysterious letter inviting all eligible-aged boys to compete for an esteemed scholarship to the all-male Stemwick University. The poorer residents look to see if their names are on the list. The wealthier look to see how likely their sons are to survive. And Rhen Tellur opens it to see if she can derive which substances the ink and parchment are created from, using her father’s microscope… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Classism
  • Ableism
  • Parent with serious illness
  • Dead body
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My Contrary Mary by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows 

My Contrary Mary by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton &  Jodi Meadows

Mary is the queen of Scotland and the jewel of the French court. Except when she’s a mouse. Yes, reader, Mary is an Eðian (shapeshifter) in a kingdom where Verities rule. It’s a secret that could cost her a head—or a tail.⠀

Luckily, Mary has a confidant in her betrothed, Francis. But after the king meets a suspicious end, things at the gilded court take a treacherous turn. Thrust onto the throne, Mary and Francis are forced to navigate a vip… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Kidnapping
  • Animal cruelty
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My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows 

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton &  Jodi Meadows

Edward (long live the king) is the King of England. He’s also dying, which is inconvenient, as he’s only sixteen and he’d much rather be planning for his first kiss than considering who will inherit his crown.

Jane (reads too many books) is Edward’s cousin, and far more interested in books than romance. Unfortunately for Jane, Edward has arranged to marry her off to secure the line of succession. And there’s something a little odd about her intended… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Forced marriage
  • Terminal illness
  • Poisoning
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Don’t Let Go by Cynthia Dane and Hildred Billings 

Don’t Let Go by Cynthia Dane & Hildred Billings

Rose Wu’s ordinary life as a concierge clerk was only meant to be a means to a financial end. Yet there is one resident in her high-rise luxury building who makes coming to work worth it.

Cindy Ling, the enigmatic businesswoman who always has a lady on her arm, also has a wink to spare the mild-mannered clerk looking her way…. Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Homomisia
  • Classism
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