Welcome to your teen book horoscope. In this blog series, I look at the current zodiac sign and suggest books based on the traits and characteristics associated with that sign.
This month we look at Libra, the zodiac sign for people born September 23-October 22.
Fair, peaceful, justice seeker, indecisive, looks for balance and symmetry in all things, good listener, compromiser, romantic, social and loving.
Whether you’re a Libra or can just relate to these traits, these teen books might appeal to the Libra in you.
The Education of Margot Sanchez (eBook)
Like a Libra, Margot is social, outgoing and works to keep the two sides of her life in agreement. During the day Margot attends a private school where she’s learned to fit in by changing her appearance and personality. When Margot steals her father’s credit card she must work at her family’s store as punishment. Margot spends the summer learning more about her Puerto Rican heritage, her family’s history and discovering who she is.
Cal is bummed that he has to move to a small town in Texas so his father can help with NASA’s new mission to Mars. Cal struggles to fit in and adjust to all the attention his family is getting about the mission. Then he meets Leon, the son of another astronaut, and they quickly fall for each other. But not everything is as it seems. When Cal discovers secrets that could jeopardize the Mars mission, he must decide if he’s going to expose the truth or keep it to himself. This story is perfect for Libra’s who enjoy romance, indecisive characters and questions about fairness.
Star Daughter (book)
When half star, half human Sheetal injures her human father with magic, the only way to cure him is with star blood. Sheetal goes into the universe, finds her missing mother, and competes in a contest to determine the ruling star house. Libra readers will cheer Sheetal on as she seeks justice for her father and learns to balance the two sides of herself.
All Your Twisted Secrets (book)
All Your Twisted Secrets (eBook)
Six teens think they are going to a scholarship dinner but realize it’s a trap when they’re locked in and can’t get out. Then they discover a bomb, a syringe with poison and a note. The note tells them to inject one person with the poison or the bomb will go off in an hour. This thriller will push you to use your Libra skills of observation and listening to figure out who wants them dead and how the group will escape.