Life in a small town is tough. It’s even tougher when your best friends turn on you for reasons you don’t understand. And when they insist on hanging around at the coffee shop your parents run? It makes the drama inescapable. But that’s how things are for Tabitha, the main character in Corey Ann Haydu’s LIFE BY COMMITTEE. And it’s probably the reason that she joins the website Life By Committee, an online community that challenges its members to take chances and be more free-spirited.
Sure, Tabitha has made some poor choices. But it’s not her fault that her body changed. And it’s not like it’s a terrible thing that, sometimes, she’d rather talk about guys than homework. And it’s not her fault that her guy friend is kind of hitting on her even though he has a (pretty popular) girlfriend. It’s when she acts on it that it becomes a problem. And, when Life By Committee challenges her to continue pursuing her crush despite the damage it could cause her relationships, Tabitha feels like she has no choice but to do what they ask.~ read more ~