Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Seven YA books where friendship trumps romance

At the B&N Teen Blog Natalie Zutter tagged seven Young Adult books "where friendship is more important than—or even entirely replaces—a love story," including:
This Song Will Save Your Life, by Leila Sales

Often, first love in YA acts as a catalyst for the protagonist’s emotional development, as she learns to open up and have confidence in herself. But for unpopular, awkward outsider Elise, her life-changing relationship comes in the form of three new friends: bandmates Vicky and Pippa, who adopt her into their group without any issue, and mysterious DJ Char. And the big love that catches Elise entirely unawares? Her love of (and talent for) DJing.
Learn about the other entries on the list.

This Song Will Save Your Life is among Non Pratt's top ten books about teens in trouble.

--Marshal Zeringue