Hey everybody! As you may (or may not) know, The Lit Express hosts a book club over at Goodreads. If you'd like to join, just click here and add us to your groups! If you're already part of the club, awesome! Keep checking to see when the live chat will be for our current book, Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher.
The time is coming to choose a new book, and since we promised you'd be able to vote on the next book we read, I'd thought I'd post the poll now. You all have 6 days to vote. Results will be posted on the morning of Tuesday, March 1. Below are the titles and summaries (taken from Goodreads) of the books we've chosen. Vote for whichever one interests you the most! I'm looking forward to see what you pick!
Choice #1: Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt
This is Jordan and Courtney, totally in love. Sure, they were an unlikely high school couple. But they clicked; it worked. They're even going to the same college, and driving cross-country together for orientation.Then Jordan dumps Courtney -- for a girl he met on the Internet.It's too late to change plans, so the road trip is on. Courtney's heartbroken, but figures she can tough it out for a few days. La la la -- this is Courtney pretending not to care.
Choice #2: Seventeenth Summer by Maureen Daly
Choice #3: When It Happens by Susane Colasanti
A summer to remember…Angie always thought high school romances were just silly infatuations that come and go. She certainly never thought she would fall in love over one short summer. But when she meets Jack, their connection is beyond any childish crush. Suddenly, Angie and Jack are filling their summer with stolen moments and romantic nights. But as fall grows closer, they must figure out if their love is forever, or just a summer they’ll never forget.
Reminiscent of the movie Say Anything, a debut novel for all those searching for The One!Sara and Tobey couldn't be more different. She is focused on getting into her first-choice college; he wants to win Battle of the Bands. Sara's other goal is to find true love, so when Dave, a popular jock, asks her out, she's thrilled. But then there's Tobey. His amazing blue eyes and quirky wit always creep into her thoughts. It just so happens that one of Tobey's goals is also to make Sara fall in love with him. Told in alternating points of view, Sara and Tobey's real connection will have everyone rooting for them from the minute they meet!
Choice #4: Across the Universe by Beth Revis
Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never could she have known that her frozen slumber would come to an end fifty years too soon and that she would be thrust into the brave new world of a spaceship that lives by its own rules.Amy quickly realizes that her awakening was no mere computer malfunction. Someone-one of the few thousand inhabitants of the spaceship-tried to kill her. And if Amy doesn't do something soon, her parents will be next.Now Amy must race to unlock Godspeed's hidden secrets. But out of her list of murder suspects, there's only one who matters: Elder, the future leader of the ship and the love she could never have seen coming.