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Teen Issues - Dangerous Relationships

Crazy Love
Crazy Love By Abrams, Amir Book - 2012 / FICTION ABRAMS AMIR Available in some locations

Annotation:325p. (Gr. 9+) Bright and talented Kamiyah aims to get into Juilliard. After hooking up with a college student, Kamiyah becomes controlling and jealous. She cuts school, hacks his Facebook, and can’t stop obsessing over him.

Drowning Instinct
Drowning Instinct By Bick, Ilsa J. Book - 2012 / FICTION BICK ILSA Available in some locations

Annotation:346p. (Gr. 10+) Bearing scars both literal and figurative, Jenna Lord, 16, falls for Mitch Anderson, the married chemistry teacher who helps her survive a rocky start at a Wisconsin science magnet school.

Crash and Burn
Crash and Burn By Hassan, Michael eBook - 2013 eBook View electronic book »

Annotation:535p. (Gr. 9+) Crash saves the school before Burn can blow it to pieces. Crash tells the story of how they’ve been interlocked as frenemies by fate or magic since grade school and tells Burn’s final secret.

Cruel Beauty
Cruel Beauty By Hodge, Rosamund Book - 2014 / SF HODGE ROSAMUN Available in some locations

Annotation:346p. (Gr. 9+) In this retelling of “Beauty and the Beast”, Nyx was raised from birth to marry and assassinate the “Gentle Lord” who terrorizes the land. Yet when the time comes, can she shake the desire she develops for him?

Truly, Madly, Deadly
Truly, Madly, Deadly By Jayne, Hannah Book - 2013 / FICTION JAYNE HANNAH Available in some locations

Annotation:262p. (Gr. 7+) Sawyer’s abusive boyfriend dies in a car crash and receives a note saying “You’re welcome.” Her secret admirer targets others in Sawyer’s life and people get suspicious of her. Can she thwart her stalker?

Death and the Girl Next Door
Death and the Girl Next Door By Jones, Darynda Book - 2012 / SF JONES DARYNDA Available in some locations

Annotation:286p.. (Gr. 7+) Lorelei can’t believe the supernova-level hunk Jared is into her, nor does she know why fellow student Cameron is protecting her. Jared is revealed as the Angel of Death and Lorelei discovers her own powers.

Bad Boy
Bad Boy By Jordan, Dream Book - 2012 / FICTION JORDAN DREAM Available in some locations

Annotation:197p. (Gr. 7+) Kate loses her foster parents and is sent to a group home in Brooklyn. Sad and lonely, she falls prey to the perilous charms of handsome 19-year-old Percy. A cycle of controlling and abusive behavior traps Kate.

Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits By McGarry, Katie Book - 2012 / FICTION MCGARRY KATIE Available in some locations

Annotation:403p. (Gr. 8+) No one knows why girl-using Noah is now hanging out with Echo, the girl with the “freaky” scars. They have nothing in common but their attraction and Echo wonders what she’ll risk to be with Noah.

Amelia Anne Is Dead and Gone
Amelia Anne Is Dead and Gone By Rosenfield, Kat Book - 2012 / FICTION ROSENFI KAT Available in some locations

Annotation:279p. (Gr. 10+) Amelia Anne is found dead in Becca’s sleepy town. Short chapters detailing the last days of her life run parallel to memories of Becca’s summer as Becca comes closer to the truth about Amelia Anne’s death.

The Girls of No Return
The Girls of No Return By Saldin, Erin Book - 2012 / FICTION SALDIN ERIN Available in some locations

Annotation:345p. (Gr. 9+) Sent off to a wilderness school for “problem girls”, Lida tries to be invisible. But soon she’s entangled in a story of secrets and lies where friends and enemies come together dangerously.

Breaking Beautiful
Breaking Beautiful By Wolf, Jennifer Shaw Book - 2012 / FICTION WOLF JENNIFE Available in some locations

Annotation:360p. (Gr. 8+) A modern Gothic romance. Violet rents her seaside guesthouse to a beautiful boy who can’t sleep under a cross or stop lying about his past. Eerie things happen and Violet wonders if the boy she loves is part devil.

In Love and in Danger
In Love and in Danger A Teen's Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships By Levy, Barrie Book - 2006 / 362.88 LEVY Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction. 132p. (Gr. 7+) Love is painful and glorious. Real teens and adults tell their stories and give you wisdom about making decisions in love and relationships. Features questions from teens, poetry, and comics about love.

Dangerous Dating
Dangerous Dating Helping Young Women Break Out of Abusive Relationships By Gaddis, Patricia Riddle Book - 2000 362.88 GADDIS Available in some locations


Girls Gone Mild
Girls Gone Mild Young Women Reclaim Self-respect and Find It's Not Bad to Be Good By Shalit, Wendy Book - 2007 306.7083 SHALIT Available in some locations


Family & Friends' Guide to Domestic Violence
Family & Friends' Guide to Domestic Violence How to Listen, Talk, and Take Action When Someone You Care About Is Being Abused By Weiss, Elaine Book - 2003 APH R 362.8292 WEISS Available in some locations



Is it love or is it abuse? Books where love and friendship have the potential to go deeply wrong.

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