Title Recommendations based on Rebecca Bunch
As a young teenager, Ryan has already been through a lot: physically abused by his father and ignored by his alcoholic mother. After being kicked out of his mother's home, Ryan is staying with his public defender's family in their pool house in Newport Beach, California. While Ryan is treated as a full-fledged member of the family, he'll never stop looking over his shoulder.
Beautiful, smart, rich-and single, Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr. Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her prot&?eacute;g&?eacute;, Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected.
Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: If he doesn't play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become everyone's business. Worse, the privacy of Blue, the pen name of the boy he's been emailing with, will be jeopardized. With some messy dynamics emerging in his once tight-knit group of friends, and his email correspondence with Blue growing more flirtatious every day, Simon's junior year has suddenly gotten all kinds of complicated. Now, change-averse Simon has to find a way to step out of his comfort zone before he's pushed out—without alienating his friends, compromising himself, or fumbling a shot at happiness with the most confusing, adorable guy he's never met.
Veronica Mars is a high school detective with more moxie than Philip Marlowe. Behind the saucy storylines and hard-boiled atmosphere, Veronica Mars is essentially a coming-of-age story that is complex, smart, and not without plenty of humor.
Outlander is the story of Claire Randall, who accidentally activated some magical standing stones in the Scottish Highlands and found herself transported back to the 18th century, just before the Jacobite rebellion. She is married to Frank Randall, but he is back in the 20th century. Although Claire is trying to get back to him, she can't help growing attached to a young Scotsman named Jamie.
This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them at odds, as one becomes the ruler of the most powerful empire on earth, and the other the chosen leader of his people! Their final confrontation will forever change their lives and the world.
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are a pair of broke twenty-something slackers roaming the streets of New York City. Ilana's approach to life is infectious, perhaps due to all the pot she smokes. And Abbi is the ultimate wingwoman. Sure, there may be awkward moments in the night, and they might black out on you before midnight. But if all goes well, they're the perfect friends to have in your corner.
In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with her leading man, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.
Nick frequents New York's indie rock scene nursing a broken heart. Norah is questioning all of her assumptions about the world. They have nothing in common except for their taste in music, until a chance encounter leads to an all-night quest to find a legendary band's secret show and ends up becoming a first date that could change both their lives.
The Good Wife features Alicia Florrick, who was a devoted wife to her husband, Peter, a Cook County State's Attorney. She gave up her law career to raise their two children, but Alicia is now back as first-year associate at the law firm Stern, Lockhart & Gardner. With her husband behind bars on a corruption charge, nothing will ever go back to normal.
The Golden Girls centers on four older women sharing a home in Miami, Florida.
Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Jenna Hamilton just had her heart broken and received a scathing letter listing her shortcomings. A random series of unfortunate events then gets completely out of control. Suddenly everyone is looking her way, and Jenna realizes that sometimes, if you can't beat them, you might as well join them.
Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they've known. Separated from her father, forced onto a crowded and dirty train car, Lina, her mother, and her young brother slowly make their way north, crossing the Arctic Circle, to a work camp in the coldest reaches of Siberia. Here they are forced, under Stalin's orders, to dig for beets and fight for their lives under the cruelest of conditions. Lina finds solace in her art, meticulously-and at great risk-documenting events by drawing, hoping these messages will make their way to her father's prison camp to let him know they are still alive. It is a long and harrowing journey, spanning years and covering 6,500 miles, but it is through incredible strength, love, and hope that Lina ultimately survives. Between Shades of Gray is a novel that will steal your breath and capture your heart.
In West Baltimore, neighborhoods are tough and filled with gangs and guns. There, it's play or get played. Stringer Bell and his childhood friend Avon Barksdale have turned a once-modest drug-dealing ring into a drug empire. But they can't shake pesky detective Jimmy McNulty's operation, which is slowly but surely building a case against them. That is, if other gangs don't get to them first.