PW Picks: The Best New Books for the Week

Sketchy by Olivia Samms (Amazon Children’s Publishing) – Just out of rehab but still surrounded by a culture of middle-class substance abuse, Bea Washington manages to hold onto common sense and humor most of the time. It helps that she makes a gay best friend with chutzpah on her first day at a new high school. Bea’s experiences hit home in the most genuine ways. Read more.