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June Teen Readers Unite: Our Crooked Hearts by Melissa Albert book discussion
Friday June 17 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Date of this virtual discussion: FRIDAY JUNE 3:00 – 4, 5:00-6:00 PM
Who can sign up? Teens ages 13+. This book is recommended for ages 13+ due to language, violence, and dead rabbits.
Registration required for Zoom link & book. The first 10 teens to sign up AND pickup their book will get a spot at the discussion. Due to high demand for this title, we ask that you pickup your book within 5 days of registering, or your book to keep might go to another teen.
How does this work:
1. Sign up for this event online.
2. Pick up the book from the 2nd Floor Kid’s Desk.**PICKUP STARTS Fri. 5/27**.
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10-8:30 PM, Fri. & Sat. 10-5 PM.
3. Read the book and show up to the Zoom discussion on Friday 6/17, 3:00-4:00 PM (school is out so a slightly earlier time) and you get to keep the book! If you don’t show up, you have to return the book, to be fair.
What is this book about?
Secrets. Lies. Super-bad choices. Witchcraft. This is Our Crooked Hearts, a darkly gripping contemporary fantasy from Melissa Albert, the bestselling author of The Hazel Wood.
The suburbs, right now . . .
Seventeen-year-old Ivy’s summer break kicks off with an accident, a punishment, and a mystery: a stranger whose appearance in the middle of the road, in the middle of the night, heralds a string of increasingly unsettling events. As the days pass, Ivy grapples with eerie offerings, corroded memories, and a secret she’s always known—that there’s more to her mother than meets the eye.
The city, back then . . .
Dana has always been perceptive. And the summer she turns sixteen, with the help of her best friend and an ambitious older girl, her gifts bloom into a heady fling with the supernatural. As the trio’s aspirations darken, they find themselves speeding toward a violent breaking point.
Years after it began, Ivy and Dana’s shared story will come down to a reckoning among a daughter, a mother, and the dark forces they never should’ve messed with.