The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Click above to link to Yalsa's page where you can suggest a title for next top ten!
Oh Epic Reads. You've done it again... We don't know how you make your magic, but you do.
Thanks for creating such lovely book content. Click here to see all 40 filter recommendations. Juno is one of our favorites - and so is the linked author suggestion Rae Carson. Brilliant!
We've been talking about Six of Crows since the September 2015 release. We're dying to hear your thoughts on Crooked Kingdom. Thanks to Leigh Barduga for sharing her words with the world! Click through below for an exclusive interview by Fandom.net.
Teen After Hours – Audition Night Wednesday, October 5th 6 – 7 p.m Ages 12+
Join us for a night with professional actress and singer Amy Forbes. Just in time for musical season, Amy will be here to run an audition workshop as well as a few theater games. We’ll have a night of reading perks, snacks, music and friends. Win copies of advance review books and have your library fines deleted. Be the first to borrow our from new YA book shipment and help us choose our new teen titles. After hours, the library is yours! Registration is not required for this event.
DC TV guru would adapt Becky Albertalli's coming-out/coming-of-age novel. Entertainment Weekly tells us more here. Can't wait to see the cast!
Look at all these gems! September brings us many anticipated titles. As always, Epic Reads does a fabulous job highlighting the best of the month. Click through to read book blurbs on their website
Our teen department is decked out with pleasure reads and summer reading titles.
Get 'em while they're hot!
Admittedly, it won't make much sense without the first three titles in the series. But they are ALL SO GOOD. Maggie? We love you.
We asked a favorite teen reader for her top titles and she gave us more than 20! Here's the first installment in a series we're calling Claire's Picks. Enter one of Melina Marchetta's many magnificent worlds of fantasy with this series. We also love Marchetta's other titles including: Jellicoe Road and Saving Francesca.
"Filled with moments of deep emotion and unexpected humor, this understated and wise novel explores the complexities of living with OCD and offers the prospect of hope, happiness and healing. Perfect for readers who love Eleanor & Park and All the Bright Places." This lovely photo is credited to litrec.com. Check out the blog for a note about dinner with author Teresa Toten!
We love the way that Toten tackles the realistic fiction genre. We also love the audiobook performance. Read this book!