Each year, the American Library Association recognizes 10 outstanding adult books that provide teens with an introduction to adult literature. Today, I am recommending Everything I Never Told You--the award-winning debut novel by bestselling author Celeste Ng.
This mesmerizing story begins with the drowning death of 16 year-old Lydia Lee--the middle and favorite child of James and Marilyn Lee. One spring morning in 1977, Lydia fails to show up for breakfast. We know that she has drowned in a nearby lake, but her family doesn’t.