Stop by the Library for some Great New Teen Reads!

Asylum by Madeleine Roux Dan Crawford and his new friends at New Hampshire College Prep discover that their dorm housing is located in a former mental institution with a personality – and horrific secrets – all its own. Clariel by Garth Nix This fourth book of the Old Kingdom series is actually a prequel and […]

New Classic Graphics and More in YA

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka: a graphic novel adapted by Peter Kuper Called a perfect melding of graphic art with the German surrealism of Kafka’s original story, this classic graphic both preserves and illustrates the original text. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury: a graphic novel adapted by Tim Hamilton Authorized by Bradbury himself, this classic […]

Teen Review – Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal

Welcome to Teen Reviews–a space for you all to write about the books, films, video games, and music that you’re taking in. If you’re interested in writing a review, e-mail Stephanie, at for a review guide! Funny, witty, and packed full of sarcasm, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal is excellent for anyone who […]

To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story

Casey and Steven met in Morocco, moved to China then went all the way to Timbuktu. This illustrated memoir tells the story of their first two years out of college spent teaching English, making friends across language barriers, researching, painting, and learning to be themselves wherever they are.With more and more post-high school and post-college […]

New Release: DEAR BULLY

Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories released this week from HarperCollins, and I’m thrilled to feature  this anthology and the stories of the many brave, talented, and distinguished writers. This is a bold anthology that addresses the hot-button topic of teen bullying — but that’s not the (main) reason you should check this one out! […]