JOHN GREEN – PAPER TOWNS
Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life — dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge — he follows.
After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues — and they’re for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew.¹
RAINBOW POWELL – ELEANOR & PARK
Eleanor… Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough…Eleanor.
Park… He knows she’ll love a song before he plays it for her. He laughs at her jokes before she ever gets to the punch line. There’s a place on his chest, just below his throat, that makes her want to keep promises…Park.
Set over the course of one school year, this is the story of two star-crossed sixteen-year-olds—smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.²
TIM WINTON – ATEM
Sonne, Meer und Weite – für einen Surfer ist das nicht genug. Er braucht die große, die immer größere Welle. Bruce Pike ist in seinem Leben viele Wellen geritten, er weiß um die Faszination und die Tücken dieses Sports. Dabei fing alles so harmlos an, in seinem kleinen Kaff an der Westküste Australiens: Als Kind tauchte er mit seinem Freund Loonie um die Wette, es ging darum, so lange wie möglich den Atem anzuhalten. Bald entdeckten sie gemeinsam das Surfen – und forderten immer waghalsiger den Tod heraus …³