Category: Teens



Third-born kids must hide

March 21, 2017 |
The Population Police – an intriguing concept for middle-grade readers. In her book “Among the Hidden,” Margaret Peterson Haddix explores the idea of a world where the government, fearful of a food shortage, dictates that Keep Reading »
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Things are Not Always What They Seem

March 18, 2017 |
When Martin Pistorius was 12 years old, he came home from school with a sore throat. Over the next two years, his mind and body shut down, until he was left a quadriplegic who could Keep Reading »
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Girl Rising by Tanya Lee Stone

February 23, 2017 |
Booklist Reviews 2017 February #1 *Starred Review* Much more than a companion volume to the 2013 semidocumentary of the same title, which portrayed nine girls around the globe overcoming daunting barriers to obtain an education, Keep Reading »
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The Kingkiller Chronicle

February 16, 2017 |
This is the story in three parts. In the first part, The Name of the Wind, we meet Kvothe and he’s that guy. He can do it all. Whether it be song, magic, or even Keep Reading »
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The March Trilogy

February 2, 2017 |
With the third book in the series receiving a National Book Award in November and February being African American History Month, it is a great time to read the complete March trilogy. Read these deeply Keep Reading »
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The White Queen Lives!

January 23, 2017 |
Fans of The White Queen and others in Philipa Gregory’s Cousins series may be excited to hear it is returning to television in 2017 with a new series on STARZ. It’s a sequel to the previously made Keep Reading »
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Snowden

January 5, 2017 |
As many as 1.4 million citizens with security clearance saw the documents revealed by Edward Snowden. Why did he, and no one else, decide to step forward and take on the risks associated with becoming Keep Reading »
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Peter Swanson guarantees a few more winter chills!

December 27, 2016 |
For fans of Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins and James M. Cain, a psychological thriller you should “block out time to read in a single sitting, preferably in the daylight.” (Library Journal) The author of the Keep Reading »
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Books Are the Best Gifts, Young Adult Edition

December 8, 2016 |
One of my favorite gifts to both give and receive is books. If you are looking to share your love of books with a young adult this season, these are some books you might want Keep Reading »
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Amazing Fantastic Incredible

December 1, 2016 |
Stan Lee is a man who needs no introduction. The most legendary name in the history of comic books, he has been the leading creative force behind Marvel Comics, and has brought to life–and into Keep Reading »