I like the way these three play with your notion of perspective. From the back of the first girl looking forward into the snowy streets, to the second one looking down almost hopelessly with pictures of moments hanging above her, to the third one looking back over her shoulder at who knows what she's left behind back in "normal." They're all three lovely in both title and cover and I am eager to get my hands on them.
Her and Me and You by Lauren Strasnick
I'll just go ahead and say that this is my favorite of the three covers. I just looks like a street I used to live on and that, combined with the light blue glow of the umbrella, and the wonderful title and I want it on my shelf. The insides sound quite complicated and not a bit daunting. Alex's parents get divorced after her father's infidelity tears their marriage apart. Moving to a new town with her mother, Alex finds attention in spades from bizarre twins Fred and Adina. Due out October 5th.
Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers
Fathers are not doing well for us this fall. After her photographer father commits suicide, Eddie devotes her every waking moment to putting together the pieces of the puzzle leading up to her father's unexpected death. In the course of her searching, she encounters one of her father's students who seems to know more than he ought to. I'm a huge fan of Summers' after loving Some Girls Are. Very much looking forward to her third novel. Due out December 21st.
10 Miles Past Normal by Frances O'Roark Dowell
I had to laugh reading a description of this one as it mentions protagonist Janie Gorman is forced to put up with a mother who is something of a celebrity blogger among the granola mom set. What a fun idea. Needless to say, she's longing for something a little more normal. I think I'll like Janie. She takes up the bass and joins a band and associates with the likes of a boy named Monster. Bring it on. Due out March 22nd.