Diaries & Letters


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By Donnelly, Jennifer

Two girls, two centuries apart. One never knowing the other. But when Andi finds Alexandrine’s diary, she recognizes something in her words and is moved to the point of obsession. There’s comfort and distraction for Andi in the journal’s antique pages—until, on a midnight journey through the catacombs of Paris, Alexandrine’s words transcend paper and time, and the past becomes suddenly, terrifyingly present.


A Brief History of Montmaray

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By Cooper, Michelle

Sophie Fitzosborne lives in a crumbling castle in the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray with her eccentric and impoverished royal family. When she receives a journal for her sixteenth birthday, Sophie decides to chronicle day-to-day life on the island. But this is 1936, and the news that trickles in from the mainland reveals a world on the brink of war. The politics of Europe seem far away from their remote island—until two German officers land a boat on Montmaray. And then suddenly politics become very personal indeed. (Sequels: The FitzOsbornes in Exile, The FitzOsbornes at War) Cover image Cover image


One Night that Changes Everything

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By Barnholdt, Lauren

Two years ago, when Eliza Sellman was in ninth grade, her dad found out he was being transfered and the family was going to move. Having always been shy and not so confident about her body, Eliza took that opportunity to start a list in her private notebook of all the things she planned on doing when she moved but had always been afraid to--like wearing a miniskirt and asking guys to dance; singing karaoke in front of strangers; posting a photo of herself on her Facebook wall in a bikini...you get the idea. New town, new Eliza, right? 



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By Black, Bekka

An updated version of Dracula told through a series of text messages, instant messages, e-mails, and Web browser images. Eighteen-year-old Jonathan Harker comes down with a rare blood disorder after meeting mysterious Count in Romania. His girlfriend Mina and pre-med student Abraham Van Helsing investigate the source of the disease, learning that the Count is a vampire.


Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, The

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By Brashares, Anne

Four best girlfriends spend the biggest summer of their lives enchanted by a magical pair of pants.

Sequels: The Second Summer of the Sisterhood (Book 2), Girls in Pants (Book 3), Forever in Blue (Book 4) Cover image Cover image Cover image


Carrie Diaries, The

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By Bushnell, Candace

Tells the story of Manhattan columnist Carrie Bradshaw's high school years, her relationships with her peers, and how she became a writer. (Sequel: Summer and the City) Cover image


Princess Diaries, The

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By Cabot, Meg

The comical misadventures of Mia Thermopolis, a New York City teenager who just happens to also be princess of Genovia. (Sequels: Princess in the Spotlight, Princess in Love, Princess in Waiting, Valentine Princess, Project Princess, Princess in Pink, Princess in Training, The Princess Present, Party Princess, Sweet Sixteen Princess, Princess on the Brink, Princess Mia, Forever Princess) Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image Cover image


Skeleton Creek

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By Carman, Patrick

Although housebound following an eerie accident, teenaged Ryan continues to investigate the strange occurences in his hometown of Skeleton Creek, recording his findings in a journal and viewing email video clips sent by fellow detective Sarah. The reader may view Sarah's videos on a website by using links and passwords found in the book. (Sequels: Ghost in the Machine, The Crossbones, The Raven) Cover image Cover image Cover image 


Perks of Being a Wallflower, The

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By Chbosky, Stephen

A tale of adolescence whose hero is Charlie, a high school freshman in Pennsylvania. The novel follows Charlie as he is introduced to love, literature and pot.


Get Well Soon

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By Halpern, Julie

When her parents confine her to a mental hospital, an overweight teenaged girl, who suffers from panic attacks, describes her experiences in a series of letters to a friend.


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