That’s the premise of Michelle Levy’s gritty debut.With the loss of his mother and his increasingly unpredictable and abusive father, Tyler’s story is one that’ll stick with you. Description: Tyler has a football scholarship to Stanford, a hot girlfriend and a reliable army of friends to party with.—Hallie drowns her angst in the angry songs of Haze, a masked musician who has not been heard from in five years. The questions only multiply when Hallie—along with bandmate Sarah and aspiring music journalist Steve—travels to Haze’s comeback gig to unmask the reclusive musician once and for all. Slasher Girls & Monster Boys edited by April Genevieve Tucholke Release Date: August 18th from Dial Books Why You’ll Love It: If you’re having a busy week and can’t find time to get lost in a book, picking up anthologies like this one is the perfect way to get your reading fix.So naturally she’s surprised—and more than a little skeptical—when someone who appears to be Haze starts flirting with her via her favorite photo-sharing app. A collection of short stories from celebrated YA authors, Slasher Girls & Monster Boys is packed full of thrills and chills from some of the best and brightest of YA.Tyler finds a job that crashes him into Jordyn, his former childhood friend turned angry-loner goth-girl.She brings Tyler an unexpected reprieve from the never-ending pity party his life has become. But with his dad more brutally unpredictable than ever, Tyler knows he can’t risk bringing Jordyn too deeply into the chaos.Then his mom kills herself, and Tyler lets it all go.
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