Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Cath and her twin sister Wren are starting their freshman year of college and it’s their first time not sharing a room and everything else. Wren is excited to meet new people and go out, but Cath is very introverted and would rather stay in her room and write fanfiction. She’s […]
James Patterson’s Maximum Ride series has been extremely popular since its publication in 2005. In fact, according to Internet Movie Database (imbd.com), a movie version of the novel is in development. However, no release date has been set and details are few. Interestingly, James Patterson is rumored to direct the film. That’s rumored to direct. […]
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal Are you as sick of series as I am? Tired of having to wait 6 months or a year for the next book? Are you looking for a stand-alone fantasy where fairytales come to life and romance waits in the wings? Look no more! Far Far Away by Tom […]
Anna and her mother are stars of the stage in 1920s New York. Anna is a skilled magician and her mother is a medium, seemingly able to conjure spirits in front of a live audience. But while Anna’s mother is the main attraction, and her act is mere illusion, Anna is the one with genuine […]
It’s All Too Much, So Get it Together by Peter Walsh Are you tired of losing stuff in the black hole of your backpack and tripping over junk in your room? This book can help you get your life in order, even if your current organization method would best be described as “piles.” It’s All […]
Chances are if you’re going to read The Hunger Games, you already have. Yet, the members of the library’s Teen Advisory Board decided to make a video based on the book to help those who need one last nudge to read it. In that video, they answer a few important questions about The Hunger Games […]
Pivot Point by Kasie West Addie lives with her parents on a secret compound of people with paranormal abilities. Her power is the ability to tell her own future by doing a “search” in her mind. When she needs to make a choice, Addie can see her two possible futures and feel like she’s actually […]
This is the kind of teen romance that is completely satisfying yet hints at the broader world as well.
Added bonus: it’s a superhero origin story.
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater Blue is irritated that she is the only person in her family without psychic powers, but she does have a strange talent and a mysterious curse. Her presence makes other people’s powers stronger, which makes her valuable to her family and other people trying to channel magic. Her curse […]
If I Lie by Corrine Jackson Quinn’s life in the close-knit military town of Sweethaven used to be pretty good. She was a cheerleader with close friends and was dating town golden boy, Carey. Now her world is falling apart and everyone thinks that she’s a traitor and a whore. She was caught on film kissing a boy who is not Carey while he […]
An angry girl and a depressed boy, both sixteen, are sent to a therapeutic boarding school. This succinct description summarizes the book, but it does little to capture the complete JOY of this new story from authors Trish Cook and Brendan Halpin. If you like quirky teen characters with real honest emotions, this is the book for you.