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The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith (2014)
    Reviewed by wally on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of ageromance
    Lucy and Owen are stuck in an elevator during a blackout. After that magical night they try to stay in touch.

The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan (2012)
    Reviewed by wally on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of agescience fiction
    Anais is sent to a futuristic prison for troubled Scottish teens after beating a policewoman.

A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
    Cleo volunteers for the Red Cross during the Spanish Influenza epidemic. She’s helped by a dashing medical student.

Grasshopper Jungle A History by Andrew Smith (2014)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of agescience fiction
    Austin Szerba explains how he and his best friend Robby accidentally started the apocalypse in Ealing, Iowa.

The Rules for Breaking by Ashley Elston (2014)
    Reviewed by danritchie on September 19, 2014 tagged coming of agemystery
    The only person who can protect Anna Boyd from the drug cartel that’s hunting her is one of its assassins.

Messenger of Fear by Michael Grant (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 12, 2014 tagged coming of ageparanormal
    Mara is apprenticed to the Messenger, a supernatural being who punishes wickedness.

Sex & Violence by Carrie Mesrobian (2013)
    Reviewed by dawnrutherford on September 12, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Evan uses his status as the new guy at school to seduce girls and drop them until he’s badly beaten.

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (2013)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on September 12, 2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
    Jack Gantos was grounded for most of the summer of 1962, but he managed to have adventures and get in more trouble.

Paul Joins the Scouts by Michel Rabagliati, Helge Dascher (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on September 12, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelhistorical fiction
    In Quebec in 1970, Paul joins the scouts, goes to camp, has his first kiss, and decides to become an artist.

The Last Forever by Deb Caletti (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 5, 2014 tagged coming of age
    After her mom dies, Tessa's dad abandons her with a grandmother she hasn’t seen in years.

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle (2014)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on September 5, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Middle schooler Nate has always wanted to star in a broadway show. He escapes to NY to audition for E.T. The Musical.

Fallout by Todd Strasser (2013)
    Reviewed by danritchie on September 5, 2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
    In 1962, Scott’s dad builds a bomb shelter. The neighbors mock him until the night they need it.

Strobe Edge Volume 1 by Io Sakisaka, Ysabet MacFarlane (2012)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on August 29, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelromance
    Ninako thinks she might be in love with her best friend, then starts to fall for the most popular guy in her school.

Strobe Edge Volume 2 by Io Sakisaka, Ysabet MacFarlane (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on August 29, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelromance

Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on August 29, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novel
    A young girl tries to hide from the shadows that haunt her.

Freakboy by Kristin Elizabeth Clark (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 29, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Brendan seems to have it all, but he doesn’t want to tell anyone he fantasizes about being a girl.

I Was Looking For A Street by Charles Willeford (2010)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on August 22, 2014 tagged biographycoming of age
    Charles Willeford’s memoir of his boyhood in Los Angeles and hitting the road as a teen during the Great Depression.

godless by Pete Hautman (2004)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on August 22, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Jason and Shin start a religion worshipping their town’s water tower.

The Lost Code (The Atlanteans Book One) by Kevin Emerson (2012)
    Reviewed by rose on August 15, 2014 tagged coming of agescience fiction
    The earth is an environmental disaster so Owen lives underground. One day, when he nearly drowns, he grows gills.

The Body in the Woods by April Henry (2014)
    Reviewed by danritchie on August 15, 2014 tagged coming of agemystery
    Three Search and Rescue cadets discover the body of a homeless girl, the third such killing in a month.

Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner, Julian Crouch (2012)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on August 15, 2014 tagged coming of agescience fiction
    Standish is different -- he can’t read or write. In the Motherland, that will get him sent away.

The Girl with all the Gifts by M.R. Carey (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 8, 2014 tagged coming of agescience fiction
    10-year-old Melanie is rescued from life as an experimental subject and spirited into a world that is falling apart.

The Tyrant's Daughter by J.C. Carleson (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 8, 2014 tagged coming of age
    After her father’s assassination, Laila and her family flee from the Middle East to the U.S.

The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O'Brien (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 25, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Rose tries to keep her popularity up so that she can spend the year on the reality TV show shot at her high school.

Coaltown Jesus by Ron Koertge (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 25, 2014 tagged coming of agepoetry
    After Walker prays to God to help his mother, he finds an irreverent and sarcastic Jesus in his room.

The Here and Now by Ann Brashares (2014)
    Reviewed by danritchie on July 25, 2014 tagged coming of agescience fiction
    Prenna and the other Travelers come from a hellish future where humanity is doomed. Then she falls in love.

Diamond Boy by Michael Williams (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 25, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Patson relocates to the diamond fields of Marange, Zimbabwe, with his family, but it’s very dangerous.

Sheltered A Pre-Apocalyptic Tale by Johnnie Christmas, Ed Brisson (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on July 25, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novel
    In a survivalist camp, teens get the message: the apocalypse is just around the corner and they’re not ready.

How the World Was A California Childhood by Emmanuel Guibert (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 18, 2014 tagged biographycoming of agegraphic novel
    Emmanuel Guibert’s graphic novel based on his friend Alan Cope’s tales of his California childhood.

Aron Warner's Pariah Volume 1 by Aron Warner, Philip Gelatt, Brett Weldele (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on July 18, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelscience fiction
    The government begins to round up highly intelligent young people who are the result of genetic engineering.

A Bag of Marbles by Joseph Joffo, Kris, Vincent Bailly (2013)
    Reviewed by wally on July 18, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelhistorical fiction
    Two Jewish boys in occupied Paris live by their wits during WW II.

Skinny by Donna Cooner (2012)
    Reviewed by silver on July 11, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Ever is tired of being treated as if she’s invisible and stupid because she’s overweight. She decides to get surgery.

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton (2014)
    Reviewed by diane on July 4, 2014 tagged coming of ageparanormal
    Ava, who has large, elegant wings, longs for a normal life.

Gated by Amy Christine Parker (2013)
    Reviewed by snow on July 4, 2014 tagged coming of age
    After she meets a boy, Lyla begins to question the Community’s belief that outsiders are evil.

Zac and Mia by A.J. Betts (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 27, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Two sick teens, a boy with a positive attitude and a combative, secretive girl, strike up a relationship.

Quesadillas by Juan Pablo Villalobos (2013)
    Reviewed by wally on June 20, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Orestes and his family are so poor they measure their lives by how many quesadillas they can eat each day.

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (2014)
    Reviewed by danritchie on June 20, 2014 tagged coming of agemystery
    One summer, Cady awakes on a beach half naked with no memory of how she got there.

Very Far Away From Anywhere Else by Ursula K. Le Guin (2004)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on June 20, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Owen is a loner. Then he meets Natalie, the first person he can talk to.

See How Much You Love Me by Amber Hunt (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 20, 2014 tagged coming of agemysterynonfiction
    Teen Tyler Hadley invited his friends to a party at his house. Then he killed his mother and father with a hammer.

The Reason I Jump The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old-Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida, David Mitchell, KA Yoshida (2013)
    Reviewed by dawnrutherford on June 6, 2014 tagged biographycoming of agenonfiction
    Autism kept Naoki from communicating with his family, but he learned to write and published this book about himself.

Marina A Gothic Tale by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (2014)
    Reviewed by wally on June 6, 2014 tagged coming of agemystery
    Two teens follow a woman through a cemetery into a mystery involving a doctor who made a fortune in prosthetics.

All Star by Jesse Lonergan (2014)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on June 6, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novel
    Carl and Edsen are very different, but their lives diverge even more when they are caught stealing from Red’s.

Half a King by Joe Abercrombie (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on June 6, 2014 tagged coming of agefantasy
    When the crippled Yarvi seeks vengeance for his father’s and brother’s murders, he is betrayed.

Half My Facebook Friends Are Ferrets The Diary of a Wannabe Metalhead...and a Ferret by J.A. Buckle (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 6, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Josh decides that his life must change before he turns sixteen, whether his strict mother approves or not.

Drama High The Incredible True Story of a Brilliant Teacher, a Struggling Town, and the Magic of Theater by Michael Sokolove (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on June 6, 2014 tagged coming of agenonfiction
    A journalist revisits high school to showcase a drama teacher’s impact on students over a forty-year career.

Threatened by Eliot Schrefer (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 30, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Luc accompanies the Professor into the wild to study chimps, and also to rob him.

The Abominables by Eva Ibbotson (2013)
    Reviewed by snow on May 30, 2014 tagged coming of agefantasy
    The Yeti family leaves Tibet for England to find sanctuary, but a hunting club sets its sights on them.

Trial By Fire (Smash Book One) by Chris A. Bolton, Kyle Bolton (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on May 23, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelsuperhero
    10-year-old Andrew gets Defender’s powers and then has to face his archenemy, The Magus.

Leaving Home (Persia Blues Volume 1) by Dara Naraghi, Brent Bowman (2013)
    Reviewed by wally on May 23, 2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novel
    Minoo is the free-spirited daughter of a professor in modern Iran, and she also lives as a warrior in ancient Persia.

Sea Change by S.M. Wheeler (2013)
    Reviewed by dawnrutherford on May 16, 2014 tagged coming of agefantasy
    Lilly sets off on a quest to save her best friend, who just happens to be a sea monster.

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