booklists

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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Mortal Instruments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGFk2qpOxqU The movie is here and there is long list to read the book, what is a fan to do? You might try one of the books below that might fill that need for Mortal Instruments. Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross When sixteen-year-old Mira runs away to discover her secret past, she finds a place […]

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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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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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Are you a fan of Ni-Ni Simone, L. Divine or Nikki Carter?

These authors write books that are called Urban Fiction. If you have read all of the titles by these authors and are looking for new reads, look no farther. Below are a sampling of other authors and titles which might quench your thirst. Black Boy/White School by Brian F. Walker When fourteen-year-old Anthony “Ant” Jones from […]

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Top Teen Books of 2011

It’s that time of the year where everyone is making the end of the year’s best of the best. The list below is compiled from a variety of top teen book sources ranging from book sellers to review sources and newspapers. (The titles listed are listed in title order.) Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol Anya, […]

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Georgia Peach Award Winners

2011 Shiver by Maggie Stievater In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity. 2010 Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins In a future North America, where the rulers […]

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