Ava Cross- female protagonist, 17 years old. (She has dark brown eyes instead of blue) Outgoing, adventurous, clever in the worst way. When Henry and his family leave when she is fourteen she goes from adventurous to reckless and bitter. Blinded by her hatred she joins a rebel group when she is sixteen, convinced that they will succeed and, when they do, all of her problems will be solved.
When a wife refuses her husband, her disinterest in him sexually is a reflection of her heart, and he knows it. Her husband knows in his spirit that all her excuses are just that: excuses for not wanting him. When a woman just allows, cooperates, and tolerates, it leaves a man feeling sick at heart.
Cold hands, warm heart / by Jill Wolfson. "After sixteen-year-old Tyler convinces his parents to donate the organs of his fourteen-year-old sister, who died during a gymnastics meet, he writes letters to the recipients, including Dani, who finally has a chance at normalcy after living fifteen years with a congenital heart defect."
addie Townsend might live in a town called Serenity, but there’s been nothing calm or peaceful about her life since her marriage broke up. This stay-at-home mom has no job skills, an out-of-control sixteen-year-old son, a talkative fourteen-year-old who’s suddenly gone silent, a six-year-old daughter whose heart is broken, an ex-husband whose younger girlfriend is expecting their baby and two best friends who think she’s somehow qualified to help them open a fitness spa for women.