This is the series I've been obsessed with as I mourn the end of Queen Sarah J. Maas's Throne of Glass series (the seventh and final book Kingdom of Ash was released on October 23rd and is available in the Teen Room: YA F Maa-- check the new side of the A-frame).
A patron requested that I order Reaper at the Gates earlier this summer, and I was reading book reviews about it, it piqued my interest, so I started with number one in the series: An Ember in the Ashes.
Did you know they're premiering a new Spider-Man movie this winter! ?
It's based on an alternative universe Spider-Man named Miles Morales-- not Peter Parker, and we have a novelization of the Miles Morales story available for you to get as much info on him before the movie is released.
It's Teen Read Week where we celebrate all things YA and encourage teens to read!
This year's theme invites us to read sci-fi, fantasy, and other stories that are out-of-this-world. So, with a little help from Astronomy Picture of the Day, here are six out-of-this-world books that you can find in the Teen Room.
Click each pic to see the book in the card catalog.
Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of reading what we want to read! It brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular. This year, Banned Books Week is September 23-29th.
There is this awesome website that lists books by sexual orientation! If you want to read about a character that is just. like. you. this is the place! And if you want to see one (or two or however many) of these titles added to our collection, fill out a purchase request online or talk to Bethany in the library.
Bethany gives this one two thumbs up!
First of all, HOW DARE YOU “END” A BOOK WITH SUCH A CLIFFHANGER?!!!?!
As is expected of Johnson’s mysteries, Truly Devious is three parts murder mystery, one part Agatha Christie and other allusions, and one part boarding schools. There is definitely a fun double mystery to be solved in this book.
Stevie is such a fun sleuthing partner. As you progress through the story, you see how smart she is, like a teen Sherlock Holmes.
And, last but not least, for those of you who prefer real-life stories and/or mysteries, here are those nominees. Voting ends October 13th, so get reading!
For those of you who love disappearing into another world --or another version of our world, these are probably your top contenders for Teens' Top Ten 2018! Remember, voting is open from now until October 13th!
Here are all of the books nominated in the Teens' Top Ten for 2018 that we have available as ebooks or eaudiobooks through the Libby app. Remember, voting is happening now through October 13th, so get reading so you can cast your ballot!
Without further ado, here is the order you should read/watch LOTR:
(Spoiler: Ned Stark dies in this one, too.)