Books We Loved

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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The Winner of the Georgia Peach Award is…

It was announced this week that the Georgia Peach Award winner for 2012-2013 is Divergent by Veronica Roth. In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who […]

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Best of the Best 2012

The end of the year is approaching and there are all kinds of lists for the best book written in 2012. Below are a few that have been nominated for various awards. Have you read any, what did you think? What would you consider the best book that you read this year? Titanic: voices from […]

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Teen Writers

Teen writers did you know that November is National Novel Month (NaMo)? Every year writers from around the country sign up for National Novel Writing Month and pledge to try to write a novel in a month. The organization lends support where other writers can critic your work and encourage you to write a little […]

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Calling all Drama High Fans

If you saw the title of this post and said, “Oh boy, Drama High!”, do we have some news for you! If you have never heard of Drama High, read on and maybe in the future you’ll become a fan.  But for all you current Drama High devotees, L. Divine has started a radio show […]

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YALSA’s 2012 Teens’ Top Ten Winners

Each year teens have an opportunity to nominate their favorite book of the previous year. The teens who can nominate are members of sixteen teen book clubs that have been selected by the organization YALSA (Young Adult Library Service Association)  and then later all teens have an opportunity to vote on the list selected for […]

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YALSA’s Teens Top Ten: help select this year’s winners!

Did you know every year there is a list of books that are considered the top ten teen books for the year? YALSA (Young Adult Library Service Association) selects a group of teen book clubs who nominate twenty-five titles to be considered for the Top Ten Teen list. After the titles have been nominated, voting […]

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What is the best-ever teen book?

Last month NPR asked readers to nominate their favorite teen novel. Today they announced the top 235 titles that were nominated. They are asking people to vote for ten titles off the nominated list to determine the top 100 best-ever teen book. The titles on the list range from Call of the Wild by Jack […]

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