Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday [7]

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke & The Bookish.

Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Subjects (abuse, suicide, grief etc or something personal hard for you)

Angela's Picks:

1. What Happens Next by Colleen Clayton (Date rape, eating disorder)
2. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen (Grief)
3. How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr (Grief)
4. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma (Incest)
5. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson (Grief)
6. Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson (Grief)
7. Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers (Abuse)
8. Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers (Suicide)
9. Willow by Julia Hoban (Cutting)
10. Cut by Patricia McCormick (Cutting)

Megan's Picks:

1. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher (suicide)
2. Bitter End by Jennifer Brown (abuse, via boyfriend)
3. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (closure)
4. Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson (grief, guilt)
5. Crank by Ellen Hopkins (drug use)
6. After by Amy Efaw (pregnancy, juvenile detention)
7. Identical by Ellen Hopkins (OMG, grief, mental issues, rape...)
8. Louder than Words by Laurie Plissner (grief)
9. The Namesake by Steven Parlato (rape)
10. Gym Candy by Carl Deuker (drug use)

Sarah's Picks:
1. Impulse by Ellen Hopkins (Mental issues, Suicide..)
2.  Glimpse by Carol Lynch Williams (Rape.)
3.  Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (Rape)
4. Crank by Ellen Hopkins (Drug Use)
5. Identical by Ellen Hopkins (Mental issues, grief, rape)
6. Burned by Ellen Hopkins (Grief)
7. Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks (Drug use, suicide)
8. Under the Bridge by Michael Harmon (Drug Use)
9. Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott (Kidnapping) (two thumbs up from Megan)
10. Perfect by Ellen Hopkins (Rape)

Stephanie's Picks:
1. Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks as Anonymous (Drugs, Suicide)
2. Cut by Patricia McCormick (Cutting)
3. A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer (Abuse)
4. Night by Elie Wiesel (Holocaust)
5. Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen (Teen Pregnancy)
6. Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic (Cancer)
7. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (Rape)
8. Please Stop Laughing At Me... by Jodee Blanco (Bullying)
9. Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult (School Shooting, Bullying)
10. Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers (Suicide)

1 comment:

  1. What a super job! Nice variations and unique lists. Thanks so much for sharing!

    I have my Top Ten up on SnifferWalk Books, my blog. Come on by!