In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend's footsteps and makes some startling discoveries.
Sixteen-year-old Valerie, whose boyfriend Nick committed a school shooting at the end of their junior year, struggles to cope with integrating herself back into high school life, unsure herself whether she was a hero or a villain.April 21 is when everything changes for Steven "Crash" Crashinsky. This is the date he stops his friend David "Burn" Burnett from detonating bombs in their school. Crash becomes a hero; Burn goes to prison. The one thing no one knows--until now, with Crash writing his own story--is what Burn whispered to him moments before Crash tackled Burn to stop him from pressing the detonation button. .
Still troubled by his older brother's violent suicide, eighteen-year-old Dillon becomes deeply involved in the terrible secret of his friend Jennifer, who feels she can tell no one what her stepfather is doing to her.
Longing to be part of the in-crowd at her exclusive London school, sixteen-year-old Scarlett, a trained gymnast and an orphan, eagerly accepts an invitation to a party whose disastrous outcome changes her life forever.
After she dies in a car crash, teenage Samantha relives the day of her death over and over again until, on the seventh day, she finally discovers a way to save herself.
Told in alternating voices, when Theodore and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, both teetering on the edge, it's the beginning of an unlikely relationship, a journey to discover the "natural wonders" of the state of Indiana, and two teens' desperate desire to save one another"
After her younger brother, Tyler, commits suicide, Lex struggles to work through her grief in the face of a family that has fallen apart, the sudden distance between her and her friends, and memories of Tyler that still feel all too real.
High school student Daelyn Rice, who has been bullied throughout her school career and has more than once attempted suicide, again makes plans to kill herself, in spite of the persistent attempts of an unusual boy to draw her out.
As Seattle sixteen-year-old Jonathan helps a dying man come to terms with a tragic event he experienced during World War II, Jonathan begins facing his own demons, especially the death of his twin brother
High school sophomore Danny excels at gymnastics but is bullied, like the rest of the gymnasts, by members of the football team, until an emotionally and physically scarred new student joins the football team and forms an unlikely friendship with Danny.The summer sixteen-year-old Ryan is released from a mental hospital following his suicide attempt, he meets Nicki, who gets him to share his darkest secrets while hiding secrets of her own.
After his best friend, Hayden, commits, suicide, fifteen-year-old Sam is determined to find out why--using the clues in the playlist Hayden left for him.
Nearly a year after a failed suicide attempt, sixteen-year-old Elise discovers that she has the passion, and the talent, to be a disc jockey.
After Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown, his memories of war service threaten to destroy their lives.
When sixteen-year-old friends Maureen and Bridget are in a car accident and Bridget dies, Maureen is left to deal with the repercussions of the accident, the mix-up when they were at first incorrectly identified, and choices she made while making a remarkable recovery.
When rumors start circulating around Hallowell High about Regina Afton and her best friend's boyfriend, Regina instantly becomes an outcast and is bullied by her former group of friends. She finds solace in Michael Hayden, a boy she used to bully
Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.