July 2023 Book of the Month – The Island

The Island

The Island

By Natasha Preston

p. 336

Grades 9+

Sixteen-year-old Olive finds herself stranded on a remote, mysterious island after a traumatic boating accident. With no memory of how she got there, Olive must navigate the harsh and unforgiving terrain while forming unlikely alliances with other survivors, including the charismatic Aidan and his loyal friend Clara. As they search for a way off the island, dark secrets about its history and dangerous forces lurking in the shadows begin to emerge. Olive and her companions must confront their deepest fears, trust one another, and fight for survival while unraveling the mysteries that shroud the island's past.

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Every month the SCCLD Teen Librarians choose one book as a great read from the library's Teen collection. This is the list of the latest picks of the month.