Read NEVER ALWAYS SOMETIMES
Adi Alsaid’s latest young adult novel is a quintessential guide to surviving and enjoying high school. Not wanting to become cliche teenagers, best friends Julia and Dave put together their “Never List” of things they pledge never to do in high school. As time passes, Dave realizes he is in danger of breaking rule No. 10: Never date your best friend. Madly in love with Julia, he is relieved when she suggests they, for a change, do everything on their list. The two soon realize that breaking the rules allows them to enjoy high school to its fullest. So rule No. 1 is grab yourselves a copy when it hits shelves on Aug. 4.