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Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers Nominees 2017-2018

The purpose of the Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers is to highlight and promote the best of current young adult literature for Georgia high school students. Each year, a committee of school and public librarians reads widely to choose a list of twenty nominated titles.  Then young adults choose books from among the […]

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Game of Thrones

Are you a fan of the television show, Game of Thrones?       Here are some young adult books that you might find similar to the show.  Graceling by Kristen Cashore   The Demon King: seven realms novel by Cinda Williams Chima   Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen     Seraphina by Rachel Hartman   Grave  Mercy […]

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Shark Week

This week is shark week so how about celebrating by reading about sharks. Formally Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham Surviving a shark attack that cost her an arm, high school senior Jane, an aspiring artist, reevaluates her ambitions and sense of identity while harboring a crush on her attractive tutor and considering a relationship with […]

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Teenage Assassins

    Who doesn’t like a good spy novel, especially when it involves a teenage assassin. Below are some reads that might quench your thirst for action and espionage.              Carnival of Souls by Melissa Mar “A centuries-long war between daimons and witches sets the stage for three teens caught up […]

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Heat Wave Books

        No, not the books written by the character of Castle but books that feel the heat or better yet, beat the heat. As the temperatures in hot Atlanta are approaching ninety degrees, we need to find ways to beat the heat and what better way than a good book. Try a […]

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Trouble With Required Summer Reading List?

You celebrate that Summer is here until you get that dreaded Summer Reading list. The list where you have to read at least two or three books and have to create a report or project the first week of school. Having trouble finding those books on the list? The Library has quite a few of […]

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Happy Memorial Day!

Remembering those who died while serving our country is the meaning behind Memorial Day. Many Young Adult novels have been written about soldiers and war. Celebrate Memorial Day by reading one of these books:   Personal Effects by E.M. Kokie Matt has been sleepwalking through life while seeking answers about his brother T.J.’s death in […]

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Celebrating Peter Pan and all Things Faerie

Last week the author ofPeter Pan, J.M. Barrie would have celebrated her 153rd birthday if she was alive. We all have either seen the movie or read the book as a youngster. Fairy tales have been told in many teen books over the last few years. Below is a list of some books showcasing fairies. […]

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