For fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han, Beyond the Break is a funny and gorgeous debut about a girl experiencing her first love Well, second, if you count her faith and that s where things may get complicated n nManhattan Beach native Lovette has two rules in life One no surfing Not after her

After WWII and a family tragedy, Peyton Cabot seeks connection with his troubled veteran father by retracing the trip he d taken from Savannah to Key West at the same age The adventure forces Peyton to come to terms with his identity and decide how much he s willing to risk for the girl he loves.

In the fine tradition established by her Southern grandmama, Aurora Daughtry has recently orchestrated the marriage of her eldest sister and facilitated her middle sister s engagement She also rejoices in her part in transforming the family s dilapidated plantation manor into a luxurious and lucrat