The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout

                                                     (book cover links to Goodreads) Keywords: nonfiction, psychology, mental illness Stars: ★★★★★ Summary: Who is the devil you know? We are accustomed to think of sociopaths as violent criminals, but in The…

Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz

Keywords: young adult, LGBT, fantasy  Stars: ★★★★★ Summary: Be careful what you believe in. Rudy’s life is flipped upside-down when his family moves to a remote island in a last attempt to save his sick younger brother. With nothing to do but worry, Rudy sinks deeper and deeper into loneliness and lies awake at night…

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Keywords: young adult, LGBT, stand alone Stars: ★★★★★ Summary: Children can have a cruel, absolute sense of justice. Children can kill a monster and feel quite proud of themselves. A girl can look at her brother and believe they’re destined to be a knight and a bard who battle evil. She can believe she’s found the…