Fast Friday Picks: Holiday Break Edition

10 Blind Dates by Ashley Elston
After an unexpected breakup, seventeen-year-old Sophie lets members of her large, eccentric extended family set her up on ten blind dates during Christmas vacation.

Testimony from Your Perfect Girl by Kaui Hart Hemmings
While their parents deal with a scandal, sixteen-year-old Annie and her brother, Jay, spend winter break with an aunt and uncle they barely remember, uncovering family secrets.
Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohen and David Levithan
Told in the alternating voices of Dash and Lily, two sixteen-year-olds carry on a wintry scavenger hunt at Christmas-time in New York, neither knowing quite what–or who–they will find.
Kiss Me in New York by Catherine Rider
When recently-dumped Charlotte and Anthony cross paths at the airport in New York City and get caught there by a blizzard, the two set out into the city with a self-help book from the gift shop with the intention of getting over their heartbreaks.
What Light by Jay Asher
Sierra’s family runs a Christmas tree farm in Oregon, and every year they pack up and move to California to set up their Christmas tree lot for the season. So Sierra lives two lives: her life in Oregon and her life at Christmas. And leaving one always means missing the other. Until this particular Christmas, when Sierra meets Caleb, and one life eclipses the other.
Ryn, eighteen, trapped by a massive blizzard in the Denver airport, meets some unique characters who help her cope with survivor’s guilt on the first anniversary of her best friend’s death.
We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
Marin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits. Her best friend Mabel is coming to visit and Marin will be forced to face everything that’s been left unsaid and finally confront the loneliness that has made a home in her heart.
Noah is a hopeless romantic. He’s traveling home for one last chance with his first love, and he needs a miracle to win her back. Ammy doesn’t believe in true love—just look at her parents. If there’s one thing she’s learned about love in the last year, it’s that it ends.  That is, until one winter night when Noah and Ammy find themselves in the same Amtrak car.
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