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 […]