Secrets of My Suburban Life is by Lauren Baratz-Logsted. When Ren's mother dies and her father moves from New York City to the suburbs of Connecticut she believes her life is over. She must say goodbye to the lifestyle she has always known and her old friends. As she struggles to fit in at her new school she accidentally picks up the wrong binder and discovers that a classmate is having an online relationship with an older man. Ren takes it upon herself to save Farrin and catch the pervert in the act. Then she finds out who he is.... A story of the dangers of online chat rooms for teens that is also comedic and surprising. Girls will enjoy this book.
Ratings: 9th grade - 7 out of 10 - P (profanity) - AC (mature thematic content).